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Blister Beetles & Horses, Red Meat Allergy & Dove Plots

Saturday, August 5, 2023

This week on SUNUP:

  • Kris Hiney, OSU Extension equine specialist, discusses why blister beetles can pose a threat to horses.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, explains how many consecutive days we have had over 100 degrees so far this year. State climatologist Gary McManus says the drought outlook for the month of August shows more relief could be on the way.
  • Janice Hermann, OSU Extension nutrition specialist, has information on Alpha-gal syndrome, commonly called the red meat allergy, that is caused by ticks.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, discusses the latest movements in the corn and wheat markets.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, has heat stress management tips for cattle herds.
  • Darren Scott, OSU food scientist, discusses the art of grilling.
  • SUNUP gives information on Oklahoma’s 988 mental health helpline, and we also preview the upcoming canola production meeting.
  • Finally, the benefits of food plots during dove hunting season.


Watch SUNUP:

Saturday at 7:30 a.m. & Sunday at 6 a.m. on OETA (PBS)

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