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Avian Influenza in Dairy Cattle, Wildfire Cost & Horses: Green Pastures

Saturday, April 6, 2024

This week on SUNUP:

  • With the news of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza cases in dairy cattle, Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock marketing specialist, has information about how markets are reacting.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, discusses soil moisture levels and how the latest storms impacted them. State climatologist Gary McManus says drought is expanding in northern and western Oklahoma.
  • Amy Hagerman, OSU Extension agricultural policy specialist, puts a dollar amount on the recent wildfires.
  • Meriem Aoun, OSU Extension wheat pathologist, says stripe rust pressure is high and spreading, and producers should start scouting their fields now.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, discusses the upcoming Blueprint for the Future Cattleman’s Conference.
  • Rosslyn Biggs, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist, explains why animal stewardship is important to the cattle industry.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, sifts through the data from the USDA’s recent crop planted acres report for 2024.
  • Finally, Kris Hiney, OSU Extension equine specialist, has tips for transitioning horses from dormant to green pastures.


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