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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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Meet Your County Staff

 These folks are your direct line to Oklahoma State University, bringing research from the labs and fields to YOU.

Harold Stephens

County Extension Director | Agriculture/4-H Educator

Barbara  Elkins

Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Educator (also serves in Pushmataha county)

Judy Elliott

Extension Administrative Support Specialist


Watch out for cattle eating oak leaves and acorns Watch out for cattle eating oak leaves and acorns Nov 25

The problem can be largely avoided by ensuring cattle have access to good grazing and supplemental feed.

Wheat pasture valuable forage resource when managed properly Wheat pasture valuable forage resource when managed properly Nov 18

Livestock should not be turned out onto wheat pasture until the plants are about six inches tall and have become well-rooted.

Oklahoma State’s Lambert named 2020 Whatley Award recipient Oklahoma State’s Lambert named 2020 Whatley Award recipient Nov 12

Initiated in 1982, the award recognizes outstanding research contributions to the advancement of agricultural sciences.

Oklahoma wheat ‘ugly’ but weathers recent freezing rain fine Oklahoma wheat ‘ugly’ but weathers recent freezing rain fine Nov 10

With only cosmetic damage incurred, wheat producers were mostly just elated to have some much-needed precipitation.

Local Events

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Mon 11/30

1 p.m. Co-Parenting for Resilience Kiamichi Tech Center 301 W. Liberty Rd. Atoka, OK 74525

Mon 12/14

1 p.m. Co-Parenting for Resilience Kiamichi Tech Center 301 W. Liberty Rd. Atoka, OK 74525

Thu 12/17

 

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