Oklahoma State University Extension

Wildfire. (Chad Boyd (D4935-1)).

Spring wildfire prevention and protection

On average, the harvested pecan meat from papershell pecans runs from 50 to 62 percent. A native pecan runs anywhere from 30 to 42 percent. (Journal photo by Lacey Newlin.)
A quick soil test can provide gardeners with vital information about the quality of the soil in their landscape. (Photo by Mitchell Alcala, OSU Agriculture)

Conduct soil test now ahead of spring planting

Emily Campbell, a Hoxie, Kansas, restauranteur who worked under renowned chefs in Seattle, Washington, loves to share culinary specialties to the heartland while also offering Kansas-raised beef as a staple. Campbell was interviewed for the “Kansas: One bite a time” cover story by Amy Bickel, which was the No. 2 read story, according to hpj.com. (Courtesy photo.) 
Retirement, fitness and walking with dog and couple in neighborhood park for relax, health and sports workout. Love, wellness and pet with old man and senior woman in outdoor morning walk together (Photo: iStock - PeopleImages)
Cotton and grain crops will be discussed during the Jan. 17-18 Red River Crops Conference in Altus, Oklahoma. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Laura McKenzie.)
The red meat allergy people develop after a tick bite is becoming more common in Oklahoma. The latest CDC data poses many questions about why lone star ticks are most often to blame and why some people are less susceptible to an allergic reaction. (Photo by Shutterstock.)
Pecan harvest has started at the Cimarron Valley Research Station near Perkins, Oklahoma. The state’s estimated harvest this year is 22 million pounds. (Photo by Mitchell Alcala, OSU Agriculture.)

Pecan projection looks promising for the fall harvest