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Wheat Variety Trials, Chronic Wasting Disease & Livestock Markets

Thursday, June 8, 2023

This week on SUNUP:

  • Brett Carver, OSU wheat genetics chair, continues his wheat variety discussion from the 2023 Wheat Field Day at Lahoma.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, discusses how western Oklahoma benefited from the recent rains.
  • Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock marketing specialist, explains how drought improvements have impacted beef prices.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, looks back at how wheat prices have fluctuated from February until now.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, talks with Frank Mitloehener, University of California-Davis Extension air quality specialist, about the positive impact the cattle industry can have on climate change.
  • SUNUP has information about the first-ever confirmed case of chronic wasting disease in Oklahoma.
  • Darren Scott, OSU food scientist, discusses the process of making vegetable oil.
  • Finally, SUNUP takes a look at a special wheat herbicide trial that aims to keep weeds out of fields.


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

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