Category Archives: Agriculture

Seminole Nation tips its glass to budding wine industry.

SEMINOLE, Okla. — As a push to increase tourism and revenue, the Seminole Nation launched the Seminole Nation Winery and Vineyard last year, importing juice and grapes from Arkansas and California for now. At least 20 citizens signed up so far to pl ...

Owasso farmer turns fields into sustainable ag lab.

OWASSO, Okla. — On 40 acres of land in Owasso, farmer Ron Hall’s microbiology and sustainable agriculture practices are a lab for better crops and livestock. The results, he told the Tulsa World, improve the land, protect the environment and gene ...

Oklahoma Farm Bureau names Farm Family of the Year.

MARTHA, Okla. — The Matt Muller family was named the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Farm Family of the Year during the group’s annual meeting in Oklahoma City. The Mullers farm on 2,000 acres in Martha, in southwest Oklahoma. Matt Muller got his first farmland ...

Langston leading way into aquaculture.

LANGSTON, Okla. — Aquaculture is the process of farming or growing animals and plants in a controlled water environment. Due to the increasing global demand, edible farm-raised aquatic products are the fastest growing sector in world food production. Th ...

Tidewater Winery back in business in Drumright.

DRUMRIGHT, Okla. — An artifact building again has become a hot spot on the Cimarron Valley scene. Tidewater Winery, three miles south of Drumright on State Highway 16, is back in business. The site of the former Tidal School adjacent Tidal Camp — it w ...

Ahrberg Milling Company spreading its wings in Cushing.

CUSHING, Okla. — Ahrberg Milling Company, a feed-milling company that was begun nearly a century ago in Pawhuska, has spread into Cushing and is spreading its wings again in terms of production. Ahrherg Milling Company, its president said, plans to incr ...

Scissortail Farms grows green all year.

TULSA, Okla. — Scissortail Farms grows leafy green vegetables year-round with little water and without soil. The operation west of Tulsa employs aeroponic farming to grow its produce. Aeroponic uses pumps and gravity to feed the roots with nutrient-rich ...