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Wheat Field Day at Lahoma

Saturday, May 25, 2024

This week on SUNUP: 

  • Highlights from the recent Wheat Field Day at the North Central Research Station at Lahoma.
  • Amanda De Oliveira Silva, OSU Extension small grains specialist, talks about the research trials at Lahoma and how varieties are performing this year.
  • In the Mesonet weather report, state climatologist Gary McManus analyzes the current drought monitor, pasture and range conditions, rainfall totals and the drought outlook.
  • Brett Carver, OSU wheat geneticist and chair of the Wheat Improvement Team, discusses  the latest variety research in part one of a two-part interview at Lahoma.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, offers a handy spring checklist for timely herd management guidance.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, is in the field at Lahoma talking with producers about the best times to sell wheat.
  • Wheat harvest is officially underway and the Oklahoma Wheat Commission providing regular harvest progress reports.
  • Marley Beem, OSU Extension aquaculture specialist, explains why it’s important to keep an eye on your ponds after heavy rainfall.


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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