2000 Agricultural advances for a new century

2000 – Oklahoma Agriculture Experiment Station wheat breeders introduce a new OSU-developed grain: Oklahoma’s first hard white winter wheat variety called Intrada, opening new markets for state-grown wheat.

2002 – The Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (DASNR) at OSU opens the Pinkston Educational Facility, providing new and veteran pest management professionals a latest-tech training venue to hone their drilling and treatment skills.

2002 – First GreenSeeker™ variable-rate, sensor-based sprayer (pictured) introduced as result of a partnership with N-Tech Industries, helping farmers more accurately target their fertilizer and other inputs, saving money and helping the environment.

2002 – DASNR scientists at OSU scientists Tom Phillips, Christian Nansen, Jack Dillwith and Charles Konneman revolutionize pest control methods used to prevent Indian meal moth infestations, savings millions for grain bin operators, food production plants, food warehouses, grocery stores and homes.

2004 – DASNR is instrumental in initiating The Okanola Project, working to introduce winter-hardy canola as a profitable rotational crop to improve wheat yields and quality while promoting adoption of no-till crop production methods among Oklahoma and Kansas growers.