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Animal Tech That Could Help You Make Decisions on the Ranch

Precision livestock technologies collect, analyze and interpret a wide range of metrics on animals for the purpose of research, production, management or well-being.

Understanding Soils With the Help of Sensors

Noble researchers are using sensors to gain a better understanding of the effects of tillage and cover crops on soil moisture, temperature, erosion and organic carbon.

Why Natural History Collections and Surveys Matter Today

Century-old plant samples in Oklahoma’s natural history collections help today’s researchers study ecosystem health, biodiversity, climate and more.

The Why, What and How of Overseeding Annual Crops in Perennial Pastures

Before you overseed a perennial pasture with an annual crop, determine your goals, what type of perennial crop you have and your planting method.

Meet the New Pasture and Range Consultant at Noble

Brian Hays introduces himself as a new pasture and range management consultant with the Noble Research Institute in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Dead Fish in Summer? Low Dissolved Oxygen Is Usually the Culprit

Late-summer fish die-offs are often the result of low dissolved oxygen in farm ponds. Follow these management tips for a healthy pond environment.

USRSB Helps Industry Improve and Communicate

In 2015, Noble Research Institute helped found the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. Read about the group’s work and the progress made to date.

What I Want in the Perfect Beef Cow

The perfect beef cow has the right mix of traits. Her ability to prosper in her environment and deliver a health calf every year are most important.

Water Quality Matters for Cattle on Pasture

When it comes to livestock, not all water is equal. Water quality makes a difference in performance, and that difference can really add up.

How You Can Control the Pecan Weevil

Pecan growers risk economic losses if they don’t monitor and treat the most damaging insect pest: pecan weevil. Here are tips to do just that.