Atoka County Extension Office
Serving the people of Atoka County with resources and services based in university research.
Cooperative Extension provides research-based resources (many free) you can use to improve your home, workplace and community. This office's programs and services are specifically designed to solve the problems county residents face. It's a service of Oklahoma State University and functions as part of a nationwide network of university extension offices dedicated to providing trustworthy public education and service.
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Soybeans planted after wheat are vulnerable to several insect pests, but most especially defoliating caterpillars and grasshoppers.
Like a horde of fearsome movie vampires, horn flies are voracious bloodsuckers often found in association with grazing cattle.
Weed-control practices that typically would have already happened have been put off because of inclement weather.
All crops should be considered, but corn and sorghum seem to have been especially susceptible to both past and recent weather conditions.
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