Call and response

Sometimes the threat posed by our fierce Oklahoma winds is just frightening. Three weeks ago, that fear was manifested in some ferocious wildfires that cost a few people their lives and cost many more their homes as well as killed livestock and wiped out grasslands and hay stockpiles. The fires in Dewey, Woodward, Ellis, Roger [ Read More ]

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Thank you for your time

We’re in the midst of National Volunteer Week. This celebration of those who freely give their time is a great reminder of how important they are to our success as a land-grant institution. The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service is especially dependent on volunteers, with more than 3,700 adults serving as 4-H leaders, more than 740 [ Read More ]

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Challenging times make for effective leaders

Earlier this year, I had the privilege of visiting the Bradley 3 Ranch in Childress County, Texas. The ranch was holding its 60th annual bull sale, and it was time for me to fulfill a promise I made to attend the sale. It was a cold and windy day in February, and in driving to [ Read More ]

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