Weed Control with Dr. Manuchehri
This week we invited OSU Extension Weed Scientist, Dr. Misha Manucherhri to discuss weed control in small grains. Dr. Manucherhri hails from the state of Oregon, but has come to feel at home in the Southern Plains after post graduate education at Texas Tech followed by a extension and teaching position here at OSU.
Find Dr. Manucherhri on twitter @OSUWeedScience
OSU Weed Science Website
Grass Weed ID, L-316
Mustard ID & Herbicide Options, PSS-2787
Herbicide Options for Wheat, PSS-2786
Ryegrass Control, PSS-2791
Cheat Control, PSS-2774
Resistant Weed Submission Form, PSS-2779
Beef Nutrition: Fall to-do List
Your hosts are back to summarize some simple things to get a jump start on fall and winter nutrition for the beef herd. Identify the target (Cows or calves), get a forage test, local feed and supplement options, supplement for cows, and feed for back-grounding calves for wheat or sale are all on the docket for today.
Nutrition and Management Considerations for Preconditioning Home Raised Beef Calves ANSI-3031
Nutrition Requirements of Beef Cattle E-974
Testing Services and Price List for OSU Soil, Water,& Forage Analytical Lab
Collecting Forage Samples for Analysis PSS-2589
Planning for Canola?
Since the development of winter-tolerant canola, Oklahoma producers have had this crop as an option for rotation within the traditional wheat system. This episode will include a variety of options producers have for canola production in Oklahoma.
The deadline to sign up for Canola Insurance in many places is the end of August.
Managing Winter Canola in Oklahoma PSS-2130
Great Plains Canola Production Handbook, KSU MF2734
Choosing a Wheat Variety
This week Josh gets the hot seat by giving us the low-down on wheat variety selection. So many factors go into the selection of a wheat variety that works best for each operation. Soil pH, planting date, first hollow stem, soil temperature are all discussed, along with the aspects of graze out, dual purpose and grain only management styles.
Educator Spotlight: Greg Highfill
This week we get the pleasure of interview, Greg Highfill, Woods County Ag Extension Educator. Greg has an extensive history in OSU Extension. From his initial role in extension as a 4H Educator in Woodward County to Area Livestock Specialist in Enid and then on to Woods County, Greg has wore many hats over the years. Join us for a conversation with one of OSU Extensions most experienced educators.
Woods County OSU Extension Website