OSU Extension
Agents’ Handbook
of Insect, Plant Disease,
and Weed Control
EAH is Published Annually
A homeowner has white grubs
in her lawn.
What insecticide
would
you suggest the
homeowner
purchase
and apply to her
yard?
A homeowner came in the MG
office with a “sick” Pine.
After studying it you
determined it was
Dothistroma Needle
Blight.
What Fungicide would
you recommend and
when would you tell
them to apply it?
A commercial vegetable
grower from Bixby has squash
bugs in her pumpkins.
What insecticide
can she use?
A homeowner is raising
cabbage & cauliflower (cole
crops)
There seems to be lots of “worms” eating
his crop.
He would like you to suggest an organic
control, what would you suggest?
Questions?
Oklahoma Cooperative
Extension Service
Tulsa County
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma’s Land Grant University
Three functions of a Land Grant University
What is Cooperative Extension?
Created by Federal legislation - 1914
– Smith-Lever Act (“aid in diffusing among the
people of the U.S. useful and practical information on
subjects related to agriculture and home economics”)
Land Grant Colleges (Morrill Land Grant
Colleges Act – 1862 & 1890)
Cooperative = 3 way partnership – Fed; State;
County
Educators located in each of
Oklahoma’s 77 counties
OCES Mission:
Improve the quality of life for Oklahomans
through the transfer of University based
research.
OCES provides a direct link between the University and the
people of Oklahoma.
OSU President
Agriculture Sciences &
Natural Resources
Vice President, Dean & Director
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Arts & Sciences
DASNR Departments
Business
Education
Engineering, Architecture &
Technology
Associate Director
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension
Service
Animal Science
Agronomy
Ento & Plant Path
Human & Environmental
Resources
Horticulture
Vet Med
District Extension Directors
Ag Engr
Ag Econ
Ag Ed
County Extension Directors &
County Extension Educators
Area Specialists
Tulsa County OSU Extension Office
County Extension Director
Administrative Secretary
Horticulture
Educators
Agriculture
Educator
2 FTEs
4-H Youth
Educators
Family and Consumer
Sciences Educator
3 FTEs
1 FTE
Community Nutrition
Education Program
Coordinator
1 FTE
Secretary
Secretary
Program Assistants
2 FTEs
Secretary
Program Assistants
8 FTEs
The Cooperative Extension
Team
County
Educators
Peers in other
Counties
District/Area
Support
Volunteer
Support
State
Support
OCES
Four program areas:
– Agriculture
– 4-H Youth
– Family and Consumer Science
– Rural and Community Development
Focus Areas – Agriculture
Commercial
Livestock
Home
Horticulture
Horticulture
Forage and
Pasture
Crops
Ag Business
Management
Natural Resource
Management
The community is
our classroom.
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