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Super OSU Turfgrass & Grazing Oats

Friday, February 10, 2023

This week on SUNUP:

  • Alex Rocateli, OSU Extension forage systems specialist, discusses planting spring oats as a forage option.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, shows the rainfall accumulation and fractional water index maps. Then, Gary McManus, state climatologist, has the new drought monitor.
  • Eric DeVuyst, OSU Extension Farm & Ranch Management Specialist, has guidance on the financial consequences of grazing wheat past first-hollow stem.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, analyzes the latest WASDE report, as well as current and forward contract wheat prices.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, asks producers whether it’s time to reprogram herds after years of challenges.
  • A reminder about the national 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and OSU Extension’s farm stress resources.
  • In Vet Scripts, Barry Whitworth DVM, OSU Extension Food & Animal Quality Health Specialist, offers advice on purchasing chicks and using biosecurity measures for backyard chicken flocks.
  • Finally, OSU turfgrass variety Tahoma 31 is installed for the Super Bowl game at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. 


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