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Hunter Data Can Help Manage Deer Populations

The best deer population management strategies involve hunting more does and less bucks, which means land managers should choose hunters who want to harvest does.

Building Soil Organic Carbon With Plant Roots

Soil organic carbon is an essential piece of regenerating the health of grazing lands and requires a look at roots.

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.

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.