5 Myths People Believe About Roots

Roots are important to forage plants and to building soil health, but there is a lot more to them than what meets the eye.

Winter Cow Supplementation: Protein and Energy Explained

Know when to invest in protein or in energy to meet a cow’s nutritional requirements during winter.

Simple Seed Coating with Peptides Leads to Big Plant Growth Improvement

Researchers at Noble are exploring the potential for native small peptides to be applied as seed coatings to enhance plant growth and return carbon back to the soil. By studying the effects of these peptides, they expect to expand knowledge that will lead to building better native grasses and legumes and to supporting grazing in marginal soils with reduced fertility and water.

75 Things You Didn’t Know About Beef

Discover surprising truths about beef and its impact on the environment, economy, our national history and your everyday life.

Hunter Observations Can Help Manage Deer Populations

Collect white-tailed deer survey data with simple observations that you and other hunters make on your property.

Model Plants and Why They Are Important for Ranch Research

Model organisms are used to study the basic biological functions of a more complex plant or animal.

Plan Your Winter Cattle Feeding Program and Save Money

Develop a cost-effective winter feeding program to meet a cow’s protein and energy requirements while saving money.

Junior Beef Excellence Program Continues With COVID-19 Changes

COVID-19 creates challenges for FFA and 4-H members who show livestock at youth shows, but Junior Beef Excellence Program continues to reward students.

How to Interpret a Soil Test Report

Not all labs report the same information in a soil test, but most will report soil pH, any needed lime recommendations, and soil test phosphorus and potassium.

Seeing the Calcium in Plant Root Cells Could Benefit Growth on Earth and in Space

Researchers at Noble are developing tools to better understand how roots sense their environment, including the soil in which they grow. By studying calcium as a carrier of messages within the root, they expect to build knowledge that will lead to grazing lands that are more resilient to harsh environments.