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Small Working Groups Help Producers With Similar Operations Learn From Each Other

Agricultural producers can benefit from learning from each other. The Noble Research Institute supports small working groups and associations to help with this valuable networking.

Prussic Acid Poisoning in Grazing Livestock

To prevent prussic acid poisoning, livestock should not graze sorghum or sorghum-sudan grass hybrids immediately after frost, drought or other stress.

Not All Rainfall Is Effective

Generally speaking, a 1% increase in organic matter corresponds to an increase in soil water-holding capacity by about 20,000 gallons of water per acre.

Noble Research Institute Sets New Safety Record

Between October 2016 and December 2018, Noble Research Institute went more than 1.7 million hours with no loss-time injuries (wherein employees are away from work due to injury).

Armyworms: What you need to know

The key to keeping armyworms below the economic threshold is scouting for activity at least every other day, when they are small and easier to control, as well as identifying if you have fall armyworms or beet armyworms.

Technology Plays Crucial Roles in Land Stewardship

Working at a research organization means we get to use some of the coolest, new technology. It’s a lot of fun! In all seriousness, though, rapid advancements in technology are allowing us to answer...

Noble Selects 2019 Leonard Wyatt Award Winner

ARDMORE, Okla. — The Noble Research Institute presented William and Karen Payne with the 2019 Leonard Wyatt Memorial Outstanding Cooperator Award. As part of Noble’s mission, the organization...

Herbicides control sandbur infestation

I've had more calls on sandbur control in 2014 than I can ever remember. While it is obviously too late to do anything about them this year, plans can be made for next year.

Top 5 Reproductive Failures in Beef Operations (and How to Avoid Them)

Reproductive failures, which lead to financial loss, can occur in any cow-calf operation. Here are the top 5 causes.

2019 Preconditioning and Stocker Outlook

This year’s preconditioning outlook looks to have tighter margins than what we’ve seen in the past couple years. However, by managing costs and keeping an eye on the markets, there is profit to be made for both backgrounding and running stocker cattle.