Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
For us, it's personal. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service county educators and area, district and state specialists develop science-based educational programs to help Oklahomans solve local issues and concerns, promote leadership and manage resources wisely. Programs focus on:
- Increasing opportunities for agricultural enterprises
- Natural resources and environmental management
- Food, nutrition, health and safety education
- Youth, family and community development
Familiar face, familiar area, expanded focus
Former Oklahoma State University winter canola assistant specialist Josh Bushong is now helping farmers and ranchers tackle a broader range of crop production challenges, assuming the position of Extension area agronomist for the Northwest District on June 1. Bushong has come into the job well-versed in organizing agronomic production and management conferences, workshops, field tours, crop variety trials and crop demonstration plots. Active in social media, Bushong also is a fixture in traditional media with a regular presence in state newspapers, TV and regional ag media. Read more about it here.
DASNR experts go on-site in Nicaragua to help solve food issues
Tim Bowser, food process engineer for OSU’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, and Barbara Brown, OSU Cooperative Extension food specialist, traveled to Nicaragua to assist local residents with stabilizing their food supply. Pictured: Bowser provides firsthand experience with valuable yet easy-to-do food processing engineering techniques to students of the Fabretto Children’s Foundation, which operates schools for disadvantaged and orphaned children in Central America.
Read more about it here.
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