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Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station

Southwest Agronomy Research Station

The Southwest Agronomy Research Station is the first cotton research field station in Oklahoma The station sits on the level, highly productive soil of the Tipton soil series. It has been the site of a great deal of research conducted in the fight against verticillium wilt in cotton. It represents vast array of agricultural lands in southwest Oklahoma which are second-terrace areas above the Red River and its tributaries.

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Research Focus

Soil fertility, irrigation studies, alfalfa, small grains, sorghums, bermuda grass, and cotton variety and management studies.

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Size & Location

The Southwest Agronomy Research Station covers 80 acres and is located four miles south of Tipton on Highway 5.

Contact

16721 US Hwy 283
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
phone: 580-482-2120
fax: 580-482-0208

Personnel

Rocky Thacker
Rocky Thacker
Senior Station Superintendent
email: Email
phone: 580-482-3459

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