OSU Extension Fact Sheets

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheets provide research-based information on a wide variety of subjects in regard to agriculture, economic development, family and consumer sciences, and youth development.

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  • HLA-6009 Fall Gardening February 2017 Gardening is a year-round activity.  Those who garden develop an appreciation and a desire for fresh, nutritious vegetables and fruits.  In many situations, the best way to obtain fresh vegetables is to grow… (309)
  • CR-216 Oklahoma Pasture Rental Rates: 2016-2017 March 2017 Rental agreements and rates are influenced by the landowner’s costs, the tenant’s expected earnings, previous rates charged, competition for the land, government programs, tax laws and the non-agricultural economy. The results of a… (233)
  • HLA-6004 Oklahoma Garden Planning Guide October 2016 Well-planned, properly managed home gardens can furnish Oklahoma families with flavorful, high quality, fresh vegetables from spring through fall, as well as for processing or storing for winter. The amount of money invested… (190)
  • CR-205 Current Report: Oklahoma Farm and Ranch Custom Rates, 2015-2016 March 2017 This Current Report summarizes data collected from Oklahoma farmers, ranchers and custom operators during the summer and fall of 2015.  Custom work is defined as machine operations performed for the customer with the… (165)
  • BAE-1105 Auger Conveyors March 2017 Auger conveyors, sometimes called screw conveyors, are the most common method of handling grain and feed on farms. The purpose of this fact sheet is to describe various types and uses of augers.… (152)
  • EPP-7634 Anthracnose and Other Common Leaf Diseases of Deciduous Shade Trees February 2017 Home gardeners are justifiably concerned when foliage of their yard trees become diseased, especially when these diseases cause defoliation, twig and limb death, and perhaps death of a tree that has been defoliated… (148)
  • NREM-2903 Prescribed Burning: Spotfires and Escapes August 2017   Fire is an important ecological process that maintains prairies, shrublands and forests. Prescribed fire provides and helps maintain quality habitat for native wildlife, improves grazing for livestock, suppresses invasive woody plant growth… (127)
  • HLA-6420 Lawn Management in Oklahoma June 2017 The home lawn is an integral part of the total landscape.  It provides a setting for trees and ornamentals, as well as the home. The lawn also provides a setting for outdoor family… (124)
  • EPP-7094 Common Small Grain Caterpillars in Oklahoma March 2017 There is a “platoon” of armyworms that can attack the winter wheat. These caterpillars get their names because they tend to march out of a field en masse as their food source dwindles.… (121)
  • HLA-6442 Hydroponics April 2017 Introduction “HYDROPONICS” is the growing of plants in a liquid nutrient solution with or without the use of artificial media. Commonly used mediums include expanded clay, coir, perlite, vermiculite, brick shards, polystyrene packing… (101)


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