Tuesday 22 Jul
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OKG Newsletter

Topic: agriculture

Get a perm

An agriculture movement that seeks to plant with the natural environment, not against it, gains popularity with backyard gardeners.


Allison May
Once on the edges of scientific debate, permaculture has gained steadily in popularity nationwide, along with local food movements and home gardening.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Scary faucet

Letters to the Editor

Kerry Lund
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s cover story “H 2 NO” (July 27, Oklahoma Gazette):
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

‘Justified’ cause

Raising livestock under residential account puts owners on top 10 list for water use.


Clifton Adcock
One of the residential water customers who ranked in this year’s top 10 water users in Oklahoma City said there is good reason for all their water use: livestock — lots of them.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Oklahoma’s animal house


Louisa McCune-Elmore
In July, I asked Roy Lee Lindsey, executive director of the Oklahoma Pork Council, for a favor — to pick up philosopher Bernard Rollin at Will Rogers World Airport in five o’clock traffic and bring him to the Kirkpatrick Foundation for a cocktail reception.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Fowled up

An urban agriculture proposal that would allow chickens within city limits has been voted down by the city council.


Tim Farley
Chickens are allowed in city limits on one-acre lots or larger, but supporters argued all residents should have the freedom to raise chickens that produce fresh eggs. However, the measure failed 7-2 with Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid and Ward 4 Councilman Pete White voting in favor of the proposal.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Playing chicken

The city council looks for a compromise with urban agriculture and the desire for city residents to own and raise chickens.


Tim Farley

Oklahoma City Councilwoman Meg Salyer is trying to please chicken-lovers and everyone else.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sports hall inductees announced


Jennifer Chancellor
The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame has named is 2014 class of inductees. Six people will be included this year, the organization announced in a media statement.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Stamping out hunger

A local food drive comes at a crucial time for a regional food bank.


Ben Felder
Companies that package food are becoming more efficient.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014