What Happened to La Nina?
This week we visited with Wes Lee, OSU Assistant Extension Specialist with the Oklahoma Mesonet. We discussed the origin story of the Mesonet and why Oklahoma weather has diverted from the forecasted warmer and drier La Nina winter to a slightly wetter than average trend.
Managing Cattle and Forages in a Dry Weather Pattern – OSU Beef Extension Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime Series starting this week on Thursday January 28th at 12:30.
Preparing your Herd’s Ultimate Athlete
Bull prep is this weeks topic. As we turn the calendar year, producers are thinking about their bull battery and making decisions for the spring breeding season. We are joined by Marty New, SW Area Extension Livestock Specialist to talk about how we get bulls ready for the breeding season, cow to bull ratios, and bull rotation.
Postweaning Evaluation Programs for Beef Bulls ANSI-3002
Check out our Chapter on Bull Managmenet in the Oklahoma Beef Manual – This can be purchased from local OSU County Extension Office or you can order a Oklahoma Beef Manual here
Educator Spotlight: Marty New
This week, we have another episode highlighting one of the extension educators in the OSU Cooperative extension system. It was our honor to speak with Marty New, SW Area Extension Livestock Specialist. Marty is a Comanche County Native that has had a long history in OSU Extension as a county educator and now as an area specialist. His programming through 23 years of service has been extensive, offering ag and 4H programs to youth and producers across Oklahoma.