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New OSU Wheat Variety, Well Water Quality & Crop Markets

Friday, March 10, 2023

This week on SUNUP: 

  • Brett Carver, OSU Regents Professor and wheat genetics chair, discusses High Cotton, the university’s newly-released hard red winter wheat variety
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, explains the three methods the Oklahoma Mesonet uses to measure soil moisture. State climatologist Gary McManus updates the latest drought monitor map. 
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, discusses the latest movements in the crop markets. 
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, says there may be a higher likelihood of retained placenta cases during calving this year. 
  • Darren Scott, OSU food scientist, explains what makes convection ovens work. 
  • Finally, Kevin Wagner, director of the Oklahoma Water Resources Center, has information on the center’s goal to implement a well water education program across the state. 

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

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