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Summer Pests, Livestock Markets & Drought Improvements

Saturday, May 20, 2023

This week on SUNUP:

  • Justin Talley, OSU Extension livestock entomologist, explains how we can keep ourselves and our pets safe from pests like ticks and mosquitoes this summer. 
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, shows how much soil moisture levels have changed over the past few weeks. State climatologist Gary McManus discusses improvements to the drought monitor. 
  • Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock marketing specialist, says though pastures are looking green in drought-stricken areas, more rain is needed for better grazing prospects.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, breaks down the latest movements in the crop markets.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, discusses internal parasite control in spring calving herds. 
  • Finally, we learn what makes Joe Williams an OSU 2022 Distinguished Alumnus. 


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

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