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Wheat Harvest Update, Livestock Markets & AgriKids

Saturday, June 8, 2024

This week on SUNUP:

  • Amanda Silva, OSU Extension small grains specialist, explains how much the recent rains have slowed down wheat harvest.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, analyzes the soil moisture and saturation across the state. State climatologist Gary McManus says northwestern Oklahoma is still in severe drought.
  • Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock marketing specialist, says the recent widespread rain has given pastures a much-needed boost.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, discusses new developments in the science of livestock gene editing.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, continues his discussion on the best times to sell wheat during this year’s harvest.
  • Justin Talley, OSU entomology and plant pathology department head, talks about the myths many people still believe about chiggers.
  • SUNUP is in Oklahoma County to talk with Courtney Brown, OSU Extension ag leadership specialist, and others about a program to get young people interested in agriculture and a better understanding of where their food comes from.


Oklahoma Agriculture Starts at SUNUP!

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

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