Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station

he Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station (OAES) conducts research on agriculture, natural resources, rural economies and social issues to address the needs of Oklahomans. 

Our research is a collaborative effort between farmers and ranchers, agriculture commodity groups, industry, state agencies, and federal competitive grants. OAES research expenditures account for more than $50 million annually and directly support Oklahoma’s agricultural industry.

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The bear necessities of life

Bears may or may not do a lot of things in the woods, but graduate students in Oklahoma State University’s Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management are trying to fill in some of the unknowns. 

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New technology developed at OSU to make liquid fuels

switchgrass.jpgVehicles have engines powered by liquid fuels, like gasoline and diesel. Oklahoma, and the entire United States, already has the infrastructure and pipelines in place for fuel delivery.

With this as a backdrop, and the fact Oklahoma is rich in biomass resources, it is logical to utilize the systems already in place to produce liquid fuels more efficiently and sustainably. Researchers in Oklahoma State University’s Biobased Products and Energy Center have followed this logic with a U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant through the South Central Sun Grant Program.

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Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks an important part of the farm to fork chain

Groundbreaking.jpgIt’s a safe assumption everyone cares – at least a little bit – about the source of the food that finds its way to the dinner table each night. If that’s the case, then Oklahomans should care a lot about Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks.

Part of the Oklahoma Agriculture Experiment Station, OFSS plays a crucial, but perhaps not very well known or understood role in the farm to fork food supply chain.

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