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Vol. 11 – No. 11
June 3, 2011




Lawn Care Pest Management Program Slated in July: The OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program will hold a Lawn Care Pest Management Program for pesticide applicators July 7 at the Oklahoma County Extension Office and July 13 at the Tulsa County Extension Office. The program has been submitted requesting 3 CEUs in category 3a (Outdoor Ornamentals and Turf) and category 10 (Demonstration and Research). The program is under review by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, and a decision is pending on CEU awarding. Registration is $30 and due by June 30, or $50 thereafter. The flyer/printable registration form suitable for mailing can be downloaded from http://pested.okstate.edu/pdf/lawncarejuly2011.pdf. Registration also is available on line at: https://secure.touchnet.com/C20271_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=15&CATID=45.


Registration Drawing Near for State 4-H Roundup: Roundup registration information and forms have been posted to the 4-H Website at http://oklahoma4h.okstate.edu/events/roundup.htm. The deadline for registration is 5:00 p.m. June 22 to Ag Conferences, 430 Student Union. Because of delayed campus mail delivery, registration that is mailed must be postmarked by June 17. Counties whose registration fails to meet this deadline may not be accepted. If late registration is accepted, it will be assessed an additional $10 fee per delegate.  This is a VERY FIRM deadline!  Roundup registration forms are worked in the order they are received! To make sure your delegates get the workshops they want, please send early! If you have questions about Roundup, please contact Tracy Beck at 405-744-8891.

AgrAbility Receives Funding for Study: Jan Johnston, Oklahoma AgrAbility PI and Extension Gerontology Specialist, and Lynn Jeffries, AgrAbility Co-Director/Langston University, received funding to conduct a study entitled “Disability Status and Impact on Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Families.” Southwest Center for Ag Health, Injury Prevention, and Education provided the $12,000 funding.




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June 3: State Master Gardener Continuing Education Conference (Enid)
June 3-4: Southwest District Horse Show (Duncan)
June 4: Northwest District Horse Show (Cherokee)
June 6-7: Southeast District Horse Show (Ardmore)
June 7: Multimedia Communications Training (Ada)
June 7: Basic Home Canning (Stillwater)
June 7: Using a SmartBoard for Classes and Presentations (Online)
June 7-9: 4-H Leadership Team Retreat (Stillwater)
June 9: Switchgrass Production and Management (Stillwater)
June 10: Cooperative Conversations: Budget Savers – Simple Free Tools (Online)
June 10: Youth Entrepreneurship: Building a Pipeline (Centra)
June 11: Lane Agriculture Center Annual Field Day (Lane)
June 13: State 4-H Record Book Interviews (Stillwater)
June 15: Turf Pest Management Field Day (Stillwater)
June 16: Grady County Women in Ag Conference (Chickasha)
June 16-18: State 4-H Horse Show (Shawnee)
June 16-26: Citizenship Washington Focus (Washington, D.C.)
June 18: GardenFest – Grand Opening of The Botanic Garden at OSU (Stillwater)
June 21: Community Snapshots – Answering Questions Using Web-based Data (Norman)
June 23: Southeast District Parent Volunteer Leader Conference (Ada)
June 28: Southeast District Animal Science Field Day (Tishomingo)
June 30: Southeast District FCS Skills Day (Tishomingo)
July 1: Demonstration of Renewable Energy Trailer (Duncan)
July 6-8: OSU Livestock Judging Camp Session I (Stillwater)
July 7: Lawn Care Pest Management Program (Oklahoma City)
July 8: Cooperative Conversations: Automatic Backups (Online)
July 11-13: OSU Livestock Judging Camp Session II (Stillwater)
July 12: Current Issues in Agricultural Economics (Centra)
July 13: Lawn Care Pest Management Program (Tulsa)
July 14: Understanding Soil Productivity (Centra)
July 15: 2011 OSU Weed Science Summer Crops Field Tour (Perkins)
July 19-21: OSU “Big 3” Field Days (Stillwater)
July 26: Organic Workshop and Field Tour (Lane)
July 27-29: State 4-H Roundup (Stillwater)
July 29: Cattlemen’s College (Midwest City)


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