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A8 - THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, April 22, 2010 Extension Corner By Payne County Extension Educators Nathan Anderson, Agriculture Educator Dea Rash, FCS Educator arett Morris, 4-H Youth Development Stan Fimple, Horticulture Educator Suzette Barta, Rural Development http://oces.okstate.edu/payne Ag News different grafts used on site marketing specialist, Master Cattlemen pecans and answer ques- Paul Counts. Counts is a Class tions on grafting, pecan home-based business The Payne County production, pest manage- owner from Stillwa- Extension office is now ment, and other topics, ter who specializes in accepting applicants for Graftwood will be avail- search engine optimiza- the Master Cattlemen able for purchase. Free tion for websites. He Class. The objective and open to the public, has spoken to groups of this program is to Call the Extension office all across the country. enhance the profitabil: at 747-8320 for more The program is free to ity of beef operations information, the public and open to and the quality of life Marshall Research Sta- anyone with an interest in of beef cattle producers tion Wheat Field Day the topic. Can't make the by equipping them with The Wheat Field Day April meeting? Our May vital information on all will be held on Tuesday, program is scheduled for aspects of beef produc- May 4, 2010, at 10:00 May 25 at 12 noon. tion, business planning, a.m. at the Marshall Our office has been risk management and Research State just West working on a number of marketing. The Master of the HWY 51 & 74 workshops thatwill be Cattleman program jct. Topics will include of interest to businesses includes an educational "Comparing wheat vari- and business groups. We curriculum based on the eties", "What it takes have a 3-hour customer Oklahoma Beef Cattle to make a good grazing service program called Manual and a producer variety","Supplementing PRIDE that we have certification process, stocker on wheat pas- been doing for nearly 15 The cost of this class is ture","Research progress years, but we also have $100.00, this includes at the Marshall Station", some shorter (1-hour) all course materials and and "Experimental wheat modules that you might forage/soil tests. If you varieties". Please RSVP find of interest for your are interested in becom- at (405) 282-3331 by employees. These include ing part of this class, Friday, April 30 for a "telephone etiquette" please contact us at (405) free hamburger lunch, and "workplace attire." 747-8320 or at 315 W This event is sponsored Have teen employees? 6th, Suite 103, the corner by Farm Credit of East Consider hosting the "I of 6th and Duck St. Central Oklahoma. Want to Wear Flip-Flops Pecan Grafting Work- Rural Development to. Work" program for shop Scheduled for The next meeting of them or "Managing Gen April 26th the Payne County Home Y" for their supervisors. Payne County Exten- Based Business Asso- If you are interested in sion will be holding the ciation will be Tuesday any of these programs or annual Pecan Grafting April 27 at 9am at the would like to ask about Workshop on April 26th, county administration other programs we might 2010 at 6:30 PM in Heri- building (corner of 6th have, call Suzette Barta tage Hall of the Payne and Duck) in Stillwater. at the Extension office County Expo Center. Our speaker will be web- 405-747-8320. Local pecan growers will demonstrate several Find What You're Looking For Online Anytime In The Classifieds TheJoumatOILcom It II l In print Online .bwime 24/7 AMERICAN F i PJ, xcm, n kq,'Tl,W  CMIWdiy  PERKINS INSURANCE AGENCY: INC. MARY A. MORRIS, AGENT JOSHUA E. MORRIS, AGENT { 121 N. Main. PO. Box 136 ] Perkins, OK 74059 547-2971 p.o. Box 842 Stillwater, OK 74076-0842 405-372-3367 I 0K & 11 Ag Equipment Intornet Auction Bidding starts to close Tues., April 27 at 10 A.Iq. 95+ assets total, including air compres- sors, application equipment automobiles, graders and scrapers, grain handling equip- ment, harvesting equipment, hay and forage equipment, heavy trucks, livestock equipment, mowers and rotary cutters, planting and seeding, rollers .and packers, tillage equipment, tools, tractors and at- tachment, trailers, utility vehicles, water tanks and more. View complete listing at www.purplewave.com Construction Equipment internet Auction  Bidding starts to close Thurs., April 29 at 10 A.Iq. backhoes/loaders, cranes, dozers, trucks, excavators, forklifts, graders/scrapers, pumps, rollers/packers, skid steers, tele- handlers, tractors trailers, trenchers, & r: ........  much more 866.608=S283 I lierli meh ramarss 11 mriml | I .,- lllllUl nun. ,5! ve; t _00purplewaVe.com Area ag students awarded scholarships By Sean Hubbard STILLWATER, Okla. - Four Lincoln County students were honored by Oklahoma State University at the College of Agricul- tural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) Scholarships and Awards Banquet recently. In all, approximately $452,500 was awarded at the banquet, part of $1,016,400 in scholarships and awards presented this spring to deserving OSU agriculture students for the 2010-2011 school year. "This is yet another record level of scholar- ships for the College, despite the economic downturn. Our donors are to be commended for their generosity and wise invest- ment in CASNR students and the OSU Foundation is to be commended for good stewardship of our scholarship endowments," said Ed Miller, CASNR associate dean. "Scholar- ships are increasingly important to our students and their families and the college is committed to help students reach their educational goals. We are very excited to exceed the one million dollar mark for scholarships." Hannah Carroll, Tryon, was presented with a $1,000 Joseph Fleming Memorial Continuing Scholarship. She is the daughter of Bobby and Pam Carroll. The agricultural commu- nications sophomore is a Perkins-Tryon High School graduate. Chandler native, Jeral Leatherwood also received a $1,000 Joseph Flem- ing Memorial Continuing Scholarship. The Chandler High School graduate and son of Kenny and Kim Leatherwood is a junior majoring in agricultural communications at OSU. Elizabeth Golliver, Tryon, is an agricultural commu- nications junior and Agra High School graduate,The daughter of John and Pat Golliver was presented with a $500 Joseph Flem- ing Memorial Continuing Scholarship. Agricultural economics junior, Kelly Rodman also received a $500 Joseph Fleming Memorial Con- tinuing Scholarship. Kelly is the son of Susan and Paul Rodman. "It is exciting to celebrate the accomplishments of incoming students as well as those who will be graduat- ing soon," Miller said. "Our students have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service while achieving the highest level of academic performance again this year and our awards banquet provides an opportunity to recognize their accomplish- ments. Awards for leader- ship and academic perfor- mance and the presentation of scholarships build pride in our students and their families, the faculty, donors and other supporters of both the college and division as a whole." The college is part of the OSU Division of Agricul- tural Sciences and Natural Resources, along with two statewide agencies: the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service. Get Your News Online Anytime U 1 [I ! ....  " "', " ...... I:llll00fl0000:lI00lllll00lftlll00ll/,Jllilll,l 00liilill00ii ,,a ,, ;,, H, ili, l 00iiii;tltii|itlili00tlilllJllllJ ........