In The News
We’ve all been busy this summer, and we’re all enjoying the freedom from COVID but there’s one thing Oklahoma needs you to not forget: Get your COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.
July 14, 2021 In The News
In a single day in Oklahoma, you can drive through fields being planted and harvested using precision GPS technology, past some of the country’s premier research universities, alongside natural gas wells using state-of-the-art energy technologies, and into the heart of Oklahoma City where the Innovation District hosts thriving bioscience, aerospace engineering and advanced medical research industries. Our state is a showcase of the power of advanced science and technology and how it improves our lives, creates jobs and strengthens our economy. The foundation of technological growth is basic, early stage research. That’s how we make fundamental discoveries that entrepreneurs and businesses can translate into exiting new innovations.
In May 2019 when torrential rains hit Stillwater, much of downtown was protected from catastrophic flooding by a dry dam and spillway structure that few people would notice driving past it when flooding wasn't imminent.
June 15, 2021 In The News
The United States has long been the world leader in science and technology. That’s no accident — it’s the result of sustained investment in our research enterprise. But we’ve let our commitment slip and we’ve lost focus on the importance of scientific and technological leadership. It’s time we redouble our efforts and reinvest in American science and technology.
November 23, 2020 In The News
Oklahoma set a record for COVID-19 hospitalizations last week, and the United States reached a grim milestone of more than 250,000 coronavirus deaths.
July 29, 2020 In The News
The results of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s boxed beef and fed cattle price spread investigation, launched by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue August 2019, has been eagerly awaited by many in the cattle industry.
July 27, 2020 In The News
Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have stoked long-simmering concerns about foreign investment in U.S. agriculture and triggered action last week by U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and 3rd District Congressman Frank Lucas.
July 27, 2020 In The News
Large meatpacking plants across the country shut down after outbreaks of COVID-19 among employees, causing supply chain disruptions for farmers, ranchers and consumers. But a new bill in the U.S. House seeks to address the problem by boosting small scale meat processors.
June 9, 2020 In The News
As we fight to keep America safe, healthy, and economically stable during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is one certainty: our success depends on science.
May 29, 2020 In The News
House Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation aimed at reducing America’s reliance on imported critical minerals integral to the nation’s supply chains for renewable energy, defense, and technology. The measure seeks to increase domestic production of critical minerals by expediting federal permitting, and requiring agencies to include mineral resource assessments in public land management.