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First Hollow Stem, Backyard Chickens & Cattle Winter Management Checklist

Saturday, February 18, 2023

This week on SUNUP:

  • Amanda De Oliveira Silva, OSU Extension small grains specialist, gives advice on how to scout for first hollow stem.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, shows where in the state first hollow stem has occurred. State climatologist Gary McManus says overall drought conditions are improving.
  • Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock marketing specialist, discusses latest numbers from the USDA cattle inventory report.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, says it’s important for cattle producers to have a winter management checklist in place before spring arrives.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, explains why there has not been much movement in the crop markets lately.
  • Rodney Holcomb, OSU Extension food economics specialist, discusses the recent rise in egg prices and says those prices could be leveling off.
  • Finally, Dana Zook, OSU Extension northwest area livestock specialist, gives some tips on how to successfully begin a backyard chicken production.


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