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 By BRIAN BRUS    Local    May 15, 2020

Cattle producers lunchtime series launches

STILLWATER, Okla. – Ranchers are invited to a series of free webinars to discuss cattle production, management and marketing tips with other professionals in the field. The lunchtime series launches at 12:30 p.m. May 14 with a teleconference throug...

 
 By BRIAN BRUS    Local    April 19, 2020

Cattle industry losing billions to COVID-19, report finds

STILLWATER, Okla. – The U.S. cattle industry lost an estimated $13.6 billion by early April this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more economic damages to agriculture are likely, according to a study commissioned by the National...

 
 By BRIAN BRUS    Local    April 3, 2020

OSU Extension services and programs continue through pandemic

STILLWATER, Okla. – More than 100 years of science-based, community service by Oklahoma State University Extension will continue unabated through the challenges presented by the novel coronavirus...

 
 By Brian Brus    Local    March 20, 2020

Coronavirus concerns high in rural areas

STILLWATER, Okla. – Health officials are warning rural communities to be just as cautious as more densely populated areas in their response to the spread of COVID-19. A lower rate of person-to-person transmission of the novel coronavirus might...

 
 By BRIAN BRUS    Regional    March 25, 2018

Cities to reinvent the Mother Road

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Used to be, U.S. Route 66 carried a lot of travelers between Chicago and Santa Monica, California, and that traffic brought tourism money into central Oklahoma. These days, that doesn't happen much at all. Warr Acres Vice...

 
 By Brian Brus    Regional    April 2, 2017

Oklahoma ranchers may benefit from Brazilian meat scandal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A scandal about government meat inspections in Brazil has shaken the market worldwide and created opportunity for Oklahoma ranchers, agriculture industry watchers said. But the openings will be small initially, said Jim Robb,...

 

Officials with Stockyards City hopeful for 2017 events

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Stockyards City district Executive Director Pam Shelton doesn't intend to say goodbye to tourists and shoppers after the rush of year-end holidays. The Journal Record (http://bit.ly/2fZvLa1 ) reports following the Cowboy...

 
 By Brian Brus    Regional    August 28, 2016

Oklahoma farms see agritourism industry grow

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Andy Wooliver would prefer to not haul his crop of pumpkins from the field by hand this season. Fortunately, he knows a lot of customers are willing to pay to do it themselves. "Our customers are always welcome to come pick any...

 

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