Several 4-H Club members learned details about showing livestock. From left, in in the back are Halee Salmon, Amanda Coffman, Kayden Duncan, Catyi Dug...

January 11th, 2017 |  


NRCS special grassland wildlife grants available

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service or NRCS has selected the Grassland Restoration Incentive Program GRIP to receive $2.9 million to assis...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Families projected to spend an average of $233,610 raising a child born in 2015

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture or USDA recently released the 2015 Expenditures on Children by Families report, also known as &#...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Deadline for producers to report all small grain acreage Jan. 17

Deadline for producers to report all small grain acreage Jan. 17

Happy New Year. I hope that everyone has a fantastic and blessed 2017, full of joy, happiness and good fortune (and adequate rainfall). We could use a...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Christmas break busy for 4-H Club

Christmas break busy for 4-H Club

The Jackson County 4-H Club was very busy over Christmas break.We started out by having a Christmas quarterly meeting on Dec. 19.The 4-H members got t...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Wood burning stoves offer heating alternative

Wood burning stoves offer heating alternative

STILLWATER — As temperatures continue to drop, wood burning stoves will get more and more action.The stoves are an economically friendly solutio...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks an important part of the farm to fork chain

STILLWATER – It’s a safe assumption everyone cares – at least a little bit – about the source of the food that finds its way t...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Wheat estimates provided by county

Wheat estimates provided by county

Combines have long since exited the fields on the 2016 Oklahoma wheat harvest. However, the end of the year offers an opportunity to reflect on that h...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Good crop this year but reporting deadlines approaching

Good crop this year but reporting deadlines approaching

As we head toward this special time of Christmas and the New Year, I always try to take time to reflect back over some of the blessings we’ve ha...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


The Veterinary Feed Directive explained

The Veterinary Feed Directive explained

STILLWATER — When the calendar turns in a few weeks, it will not only usher in a new year, but also tighter federal controls on the use of some ...

December 26th, 2016 |