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Wheat Harvest, Extreme Heat & Hay Moisture

Saturday, July 1, 2023

This Week on SUNUP:

  • SUNUP meets a sixth-generation farming family in Noble County as they fight to get ahead of the rain to harvest their wheat.
  • Mike Schulte, Oklahoma Wheat Commission executive director, discusses the overall wheat harvest progress in the state.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, shows just how hot the past few days have been. State climatologist Gary McManus discusses the topsoil conditions in the state.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, updates the latest movements in the crop markets.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, gives a history lesson on the cattle industry.
  • Finally, Paul Vining, Oklahoma Quality Beef Network coordinator, explains how much or how little moisture should be in your hay.

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

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