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Insect Pressure, Harvest Winds Down & La Niña Potential

Friday, June 21, 2024

This week on SUNUP: 

  • Josh Lofton, OSU Extension cropping systems specialist, says producers managing their double-crop systems should be looking for chinch bugs, grasshoppers and worms.

  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, looks at rainfall totals, the drought monitor and the rainfall outlook. State Climatologist Gary McManus says La Nina may return later this year.

  • SUNUP’S Kurtis Hair and Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock marketing specialist, are on location for a study abroad trip in Scotland but still have time to cover the U.S. cattle markets.

  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, analyzes wheat, corn, soybean and cotton prices.

  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, looks at the impact of a cow’s mature weight on profit potential.

  • SUNUP viewers are invited to the Beef Quality Assurance certification workshop on Friday, June 28 at the Woodward Livestock Auction.

  • SUNUP host Lyndall Stout discusses this year's wheat harvest with Tyler Schnaithman, a fifth-generation Garfield County producer.

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

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