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Cattle Producers - Drought Recovery - Rebuilding the Herd

Cattle Producers - Drought Recovery - Rebuilding the Herd

Southwestern Oklahoma cattle producers are bouncing back after last year's devastating drought.

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Cattle Drive - Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out

Cattle Drive - Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out

Today's cattle drives may be much smaller and cover fewer miles than they used too, but the Old West spirit on the trail remains the same.

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Food Desert - No Fresh Foods Here

Food Desert - No Fresh Foods Here

Rural and urban neighborhoods have seen decline in population, as well as malnutrition and obesity among residents, due to a lack of fresh foods being available.

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Cost of Good Nutrition - Fresh is Better

Cost of Good Nutrition - Fresh is Better

Buying fresh fruits and vegetables may seem expensive, but the long-term health benefits are definitely worth the cost.

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Farm-to-School Program - Out in the Garden

Farm-to-School Program - Out in the Garden

The Farm-to-School Program has launched the "Out in the Garden" video series to help educate elementary school children on the importance of good nutrition.

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Farm to School Helping Tulsa Students

Farm to School Helping Tulsa Students

Value Added: In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has tripled. Everything from inactivity to high-fat foods is behind the trend, but work is under way to change the way young people eat.

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Farm to School Helping Shawnee Students

Farm to School Helping Shawnee Students

Value Added: For many children, the most nutritious meals are when they are at school. Thanks to a program called Farm to School, lunches at Shawnee Public Schools are getting both fresher and healthier.

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Kathleen Merrigan - Farm to School

Kathleen Merrigan - Farm to School

Value Added: We visit with USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan about the importance of better nutrition in our schools.

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Chris Kirby - Farm to School

Chris Kirby - Farm to School

Value Added: We visit with the coordinator of the Oklahoma Farm to School Program, Chris Kirby, about why learning where our fruit and vegetables come from is so important.

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Oklahoma HORIZON TV - Show 1225

Oklahoma HORIZON TV - Show 1225

This week on Oklahoma HORIZON... cattle producers recovering from last year's drought; Old Timers Day cattle drive; Food deserts lead to junk food eating; Good nutrition doesn't cost more; and the Farm-to-School Program.

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