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,,H B4 - THE ;JOURNAL, Thursday, September 5, 2013 Farm & Ranch S S B~P, ayne County Extension Educators Ni~an Anderson, Agriculture Educator D6~ Rash, FCS Educator Btenda Brantley, 4-H Youth Development K~hh Reed, Horticulture Educator Suzette Barta, Rural Development h@ :lloces.okstate.edulpayne ,z AG NEWS back to normal after sus- forage production. r~ tained damage from several Improved wheat pasture Better Forage Conditions years of drought. However, prospects means that good in:Many Drought Regions the forage growth that does stocker cattle demand will have had the opportunity occur will help stabilize continue to support strong to'travel nearly 4000 miles the severely reduced herd stocker prices this fall. inilhe month of August over numbers in the region and Feeder cattle supplies are a ood deal of the drought may allow for limited heifer limited by a smaller calf crop, areas of the Southem Plains retention this fall. Full more retained heifer demand and western Great Plains. recovery of these native and fewer imported feeder Iwone trip I traveled across ranges will require several cattle. Current feeder cattle thg Texas Panhandle and years but this could be an markets offer good value of m de a loop covering much important first step in that gain, especially for feeder oflcentral and eastern New process. With respect to cattle marketed at relatively 1V[exico. In another trip I crop production, the recent heavy weights. Stocker tr yeled across south-cen- rains will do little to change producers should evaluate and southwest Nebraska, the damage already incurred a wide range of potential c tral and westem Kansas, on summer crops, especially stocker sizes depending on Oklahoma Panhandle corn, though it may help the amount of time (and and northwest Oklahoma. soybean and grain sorghum total gain potential) avail- M st all of this region is production in Kansas and able. The market generally shbrtgrass native range and southern Nebraska. favors holding lightweight a ixture of dryland and In southwestern Kansasstockers to heavier weights irrigated farming, and northwestemOklahoma, or starting with somewhat Recent rains have resulted I saw a lot fanning activity heavier beginning weights. in[.significant short term as producers were preparing Though it isn't apparent yet, irril rovement in range con- wheat ground for seeding. I expect to see heifer prices di ions in much of these The improvement in west- at less of a discount than typi- regions. The warm-season ern Oklahoma, combinedca/to steers by next spring. grasses that make up native with the removal of drought Despite the challenges of ra nges in the central and in much of central and east- high purchase prices and southern Plains typically em Oklahoma, provides the limited feeder supplies, there receive monsoonal summer best opportunity in several is considerable opportunity rn isture and will respond years for wheat pasture for a wide variety of winter with forage growth result- grazing in the state. Along wheat grazing programs. ing in high quality forage with improved moisture in:the fall and winterl The conditions, moderate tem- Oklahoma Quality recent rains do not imply peratures resulting in cooler Beef Network Pre- that drought is erased from soil temperatures provide a paring for Fall Sales many of these regions nor better opportunity for wheat With the start of school thht forage production is producers to plant early for and football season, many cattle producers are gear- verified producers have the by the deadline, and third ing up for weaning of their option but are not obligated party verified by extension spring born calves. This to market cattle in a certified personnel. time last year many produc- OQBN sale. For additional informa- ers already weaned due to The program benefits both tion or questions about the drought, but what a differ- buyers and sellers in several Oklahoma Quality Beef ence a year makes. With ways, including reduced Network, contact your local ample amounts of moisture shrink, improved immune OSU Extension Office or in eastern Oklahoma and system, and weight gain Gant Mourer, OQBN Coor- timely rains in western during the weaning period dinator at 405-744-6060 Oklahoma, cattlemen have increased market demands or at gantm@okstate.edu. been able to keep calves on and feedlot performance. In Additional information the cow longer. Also, with addition to healthier, heavier may also be found at access to hay and pasture as calves when sold, sellers www.oqbn.okstate.edu. well as feed prices somewhat may earn higher prices per/ lower, producers who were cwt. Research has found 4-I-I NEWS not able to precondition buyers paid $3-6/cwt more calves prior to sale are find- for preconditioned calves 4-H Back To School Bash ing it easier and cost effec- in recognition of buying Please join us Saturday, tive to do it this year. healthier, higher-performing September 7th for the The Oklahoma Quality calves for a stocker or feed- Payne County 4-H Back To Beef Network (OQBN) is lot program. In 2012, OQBN School Bash Picnic! We available to aid producers participants realized overS9/ have Shelter #2 at Boomer in making preconditioning cwt premium over cattle that Lake reserved from 4:30 pm decisions and capturing had no weaning or health - 8:00 pm. Shelter #2 is on value of preconditioned history. Large feedlots have the west side of the lake (Big calves when it becomes also confirmed the effective- Brick Pavilion). The Payne time to market. The Okla- ness of preconditioning prior County 4-H Leaders Council homa Quality Beef Network to entry. The USDA Reports will be providing Hotdogs, (OQBN)isaprogram, which that over 80% of yards find Buns, Drinks, Plates, Nap- began in 2001, and is a joint introduction to bunks, vac- kins and Utensils. effort by Oklahoma Coop- cinations, weaning at least Each family will need erative Extension Service 4 weeks and castration are to provide one additional (OCES) and the Oklahoma extremely or very effective food item. (Chips, Side, or Cattlemen's Association. for reducing sickness and a Dessert) At its core, OQBN provides death in the feedlot (USDA- Please call the Extension improved communication APHIS-VS-NAHMS. Feed- Office at (405)747-8320 among producers of all seg- lot 2011, Part HI: Trends in and let us know how many ments of the beef industry Health and Management members of your family wiU and allows for increased Practices on U.S. Feedlots, be attending by Wednesday, education while providing 1994-2011. July 2013.)September4thsothatwecan tools to improve access The following is a list make sure and have enough to value-added programs, of several OQBN sales Hotdogs. One way in which this is scheduled this fall across Please invite your friends done is through the OQBN the state. For a producer and family (Everyone is wel- Vac-45 health verification to take advantage of these come, they do not have to be program. Cattle meeting the value-added opportunities, 4-H Members) to come and management requirements the cattle must be enrolled enjoy food and fun games are verified through OCES in the OQBN Vac-45 pro- provided by the 4-H Teen and can be marketed as gram, follow one of three Officers! Don't forget your OQBN Vac-45 cattle. Once health protocols, weaned lawn chairs and blankets! LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE L~gal notice published in The Per- ' kins Journal Sept. 5, 2013 NOTIFICATION OF RIGHTS UNDER FERPA FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS T~ne Family Educational Rights an~l Privacy Act (FERPA) affords pa~rent and students over 18 years of age ("eligible students") ce~'tain rights with respect to stL~dent's education records They are: ,(1) The right to inspect and review the student's education records within 45 days of the day the School receives a request for access. iparents or eligible students should submit to the School prihcipal (or appropriate school official) a written request that identifies the record(s) they wish to inspect. The School official will make arrangement foraccess and notify the parent or eligible student of the time and ph~ce where the records may be insloected. ~2) The right to request the amendment of the student's education records the parent or eligible student believes are inaccurate. Pa.rents or eligible students may ask the School to amend a record they believe is inaccurate. They should write the school pri~lcipal (or appropriate school official), clearly identify the part of {~e record they want changed, an~l specify why it is inaccurate. If the School decides not to at amend the record as requested by the parent or eligible student the School will notify the parent or eligible student of the decision and advise them of their right to a hearing regarding the request for, amendment. Additional AUCTIONS AUCTIONS AUCTIONS AUCTIONS AUCTIONS iIA.,.,c.. F~ummm & P,~CHRS ~ lUSU~IAII~ 0Wk~" PERKINS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. , MARY A. MORRIS, AGENT 30SHUA E. MORRIS, AGENT 121 N. Main P.O. Box 136 Perkins, OK 74059 ' ' 547-2971~ information regarding the hear- in performing his or her tasks ing procedures will be provided A school official has a legitimate to the parent or eligible student educational interest if the official when notified of the right to a needs to review an education hearing, record in order to fulfill his or her (3) The right to consent to professional responsibility. disclosures of personally iden- Upon request, the School tifiable information contained in discloses education records the student's education records, without consent to officials of except to the extent that FERPA another school district in which authorizes disclosure without a student seeks or intends to consent, enroll (NOTE: FERPArequires a One exception, which permits school district to make a reason- disclosure without consent, is able attempt to notify the parent disclosure to school officials or student of the records request with legitimate educational unlessit statesin itsannual noti- interests. A school official is a fication that it intends to forward person employed by the School records on request.) as an administrator, supervi- The right to file a complaint ear, instructor, or support staff with United States Department member (including health or of Education concerning alleged medical staff and law enforce- failures by the School District ment unit personnel); a person to comply with requirements of serving on the School board; a FERPA. The name and address person or company with whom of the office that administers the School has contracted to FERPAare: perform a special task (such as an attorney, auditor, medicalcon- Family Policy Compliance sultant, or therapist); or a parent Office or student serving on an official U.S. Department of Education committee, such as a disciplin- Maryland Avenue, SW ary or grievance committee, or Washington, DC 20202-5901 assisting another school official P.O. Box 842 Stillwater, OK 74076-0842 405-372-3367 Legal notice published in The Perkins Journal Sept. 5, 2013 July 19, 2013 Unless otherwise noted in the proposal, all bids must be submitted over the Internet via Bid Express. When written bids are allowed, sealed proposals :sent by registered mail will be received through the ODOT Office Engineer Division until 30 minutes prior to the scheduled bid opening. From 30 minutes prior to the bid opening until the time of the bid opening, bid proposals must be turned in direcIly to the ODOT Commission Room located on the east side of the lobby. The sched- uled bid opening is 10:30 A.M,September 19, 2013 for the work listed below. No Proposal for construction or maintenance work of ~e department will be issued to any contrac- tor after 10:30 A.M. on the working day preceding opening of bids for any contract. Each b~ shale be accompanied by a Certified or Cashier's Check or Bid Bond equal to 5% of the bid made payable to the State of Oklahoma, Department of Transportation, as a proposal guaranty. Proposal checks will be held or returned by the Department as per Section t03.04 of the State Standard Specifications. The minimum wage to be paid laborers and mechanics employed on this project shall be included in the proposal. Bids must be prepared as directed by the State Standard Specifications. Plans, proposals, and specifications may be examined in the plan room or in the Office Engineer Division at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation cenlral office in Oklahoma C~ty, Oklahoma. This work will be done under the Oklahoma Department of Transportation applicable spec~ica- tions for highway constnJction as depicted on the lower Iefl comer of the pian~s titte sheet. Plans and proposal fonms may be ordered from the Office Engineer Division, Oklahoma Department of Transportation Building, 200 N.E. 2fst Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105. Cost of Bidding Documents is $50~00 + tax for each Bidding Proposal State Standard Specifications may be purchased fo~ $55.00 + tax. (Oklahoma tax is 8.375%). Plans (Reduced Size Complete) $76.95, X-SEC $33.60 + postage~handling. Make checks pay- able to Oklahoma Department of Transportation. NO refunds wilt be made for bidding doeumen~ or Specification books purchased. Unless otherwise noted in the proposal, upon award of the contract to the successfu~ b~dder, the contract wifl be completely and co~rectly executed by the contractor and returned to the Department within ten (10} wo~king days from the date of award. The Department will have fourteen (14) working days from the date of award to complete it's execution of the contract. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of per- sons sha]t, on the grounds of race, coior, sex, age, nat~onai origin, disability/handicap, or in income status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits at or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities administered by ODOT, it's recipi- ents, st~-tecipients, and contractors Description of work and location of pro~ct: STPY- 160B(102)SS SH-33 PAYNE GRADE DRAIN, SURFACE AND BRIDGE SH-33: FROM 7.9 MILES EAST OF THE LOGAN COUNTY LINE, EXTEND EAST. STATE OF OKLAHOMA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION By: Mike Patterson, Director. Job Piece No. 2033104 14 10 a.m. On-site 7007 N. Range Road, Stillwater, OK COMFORTABLE HOME & 62 ACRES PLUS Personal Property--- Selling Regardless of Price~l~ For information, terms&photos, visit: www.pickensauctlons.com H Gregg Pickens Broker/Auctioneer. 405.747.9304 c//ea P. Ernie Pickens Auctioneer. 405.880.7239 m the a ~)a btuq~ess! "'*" .... Bob Priess Auctioneer. 405.830.5880 go north on Highway t77 to Lake McMurtry Road. Then goWest 3.5 miles to Range Road, then property. Property is on the East side of road. WATCH FOR SIGNS.