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Farmer loses phone, returned 8 months later

posted on July 9, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year. Eight months later, his phone was returned unscathed after a trip to Japan. Full Story

Farmers begin harvest of Oklahoma's smallest wheat crop in more than 50 years

posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Farmers begin harvest of Oklahoma's smallest wheat crop in more than 50 years
The waving wheat is not as sweet this year in Oklahoma. Too little rain and late frigid temperatures stunted what the USDA says is likely the Sooner State’s smallest crop in more than 50 years. Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Court Sides With Oklahoma In Red River Dispute

posted on June 14, 2013 at 3:06 PM

The case concerns a dispute over access to southeastern Oklahoma tributaries of the Red River that separates Oklahoma and Texas. Full Story

Weather Continues To Pound Grain Belt

posted on May 31, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Weather Continues To Pound Grain Belt
Inclement weather systems continue to pound parts of the Midwest and Southern Plains Full Story

Market to Market (May 24, 2013)

posted on May 25, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Market to Market (May 24, 2013)
Full Program: A series of deadly tornadoes cuts a path of destruction across Oklahoma. Further north, more temperate weather leads to significant progress in spring planting. Legislation authorizing federal farm and nutrition programs makes its way to the Senate... Full Story

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma

posted on May 24, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma
Moore, Oklahoma knows the destructive power of tornadoes all too well. The EF5 twister that demolished the Oklahoma City suburb Monday was the town’s fourth decimating touchdown since 1999. EF4 tornadoes ravaged the area in 2003 and 2010, while... Full Story

Fears Of A Third Year Of Drought Persist In Western Plains States

posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:24 PM

Farmers and ranchers in parts of the West and the Plains, including southwest Oklahoma, are pondering the prospect of another year of a desert-like landscape and a disappointing harvest. Full Story

Study Indicates 2011 Oklahoma Earthquake Was Likely Man-Made

posted on March 28, 2013 at 12:05 PM

USGS geophysicist describe the pressure increase from injections as similar to blowing more air in a balloon, weakening the skin of the balloon Full Story

Oklahoma Officials Move To Dismiss Youth Expo Lawsuit

posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:40 PM

The lawsuit seeks a declaration that the Youth Expo has no enforceable claim for the state to appropriate money for the expo. Full Story

2 Lawmakers Sue to Stop Oklahoma Youth Expo Donation

posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM

The Oklahoma Youth Expo provides educational and vocational training opportunities to young Oklahomans while promoting agriculture in the state. Lawmaker says however that appropriations to support the event are the most blatant of many examples... Full Story

Drought Dries up Cotton, Corn and other Economies

posted on July 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Drought Dries up Cotton, Corn and other Economies
The same problem plaguing upper Midwest row crops is being felt in Southern Plains cotton fields. Planted acres look green but closer inspection reveals the worst. Full Story

Extreme Weather Continues To Pressure Crops

posted on August 4, 2011 at 4:11 PM

Extreme Weather Continues To Pressure Crops
Extreme weather conditions continue to press on the Midwest and South. Worst drought in Texas since the Dust Bowl. Oklahoma has cattle sell-off. Full Story

Wicked weather blasts eight states

posted on April 21, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Wicked weather blasts eight states
Farmers in the "Corn Belt" anxiously await a break in the weather that will allow them plant this year's crops. Full Story

Cattle-Based Fuel Runs Oklahoma - Texas Passenger Train

posted on April 22, 2010 at 4:04 PM

ABOARD THE HEARTLAND FLYER (AP) -- Amtrak began an experiment Tuesday to let cows produce horsepower. Full Story
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