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Drought Relief, Discounted Hay Testing & Avian Influenza

Saturday, October 8, 2022

This week on SUNUP:

  • Amy Hagerman, OSU Extension agricultural policy specialist, examines the Oklahoma Legislature’s recent approval of more than $20 million for drought relief.
  • Dave Lalman, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist, discusses the discounted hay and livestock water testing OSU Extension is offering to producers.
  • We have information on farm stress and mental health programs available for those in need.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, predicts more above average temperatures for next week. State climatologist Gary McManus says this is the driest period in the past 100 years.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, discusses the impact Russia’s war with Ukraine is having on world crop markets.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, gives winter preparation tips for cattle producers.
  • John Weir, OSU Extension fire ecologist, explains how these extremely dry conditions could increase wildfire potential this fall and winter.
  • We preview the upcoming OK-Fire workshops.
  • Finally, Barry Whitworth, OSU Extension veterinarian, says avian influenza could become an issue again as waterfowl migrate south.


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

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