Paul Beck, Oklahoma State University Extension Beef Nutrition Specialist – In my weekly trips to western Oklahoma, I have noticed that areas have received enough rainfall to start planting wheat. Several fields look to have been planted early and have very nice stands, while planting in areas with good moisture is progressing rapidly. It appears that some of our focus has shifted away from maximum grain production to earlier planting to enhance wheat forage production due to our poor range conditions and short hay crop. Fall armyworms are a big concern because we have at least 6 weeks before our…

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