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Using Bermudagrass Pastures to Meet Cow Nutrient Requirements

Winter supplementation for a cow can account for anywhere between 40 and 60 percent of the annual cost of maintaining the cow. Therefore, producers should plan their winter supplementation strategies during the growing season to allow for more options and to reduce winter feed costs when utilizing bermudagrass pastures.

How to Manage the Pecan Nut Casebearer

The pecan nut casebearer, Acrobasis nuxvorella (Neunzig), is the most damaging nut-feeding insect that occurs in pecans.

Pecan Management Calendar: May to July

Pecan growers should develop a plan for preparing for and addressing tasks throughout the year. Will Chaney, a senior research associate in pecan management systems, outlines activities for May, June and July.

How to Properly Stock and Manage Channel Catfish

Channel catfish is one of the three most commonly stocked fish species in Southern Great Plains (largemouth bass and bluegill are the others). Properly managed channel catfish provides an enjoyable sport fishery with relatively predictable results.

Aquatic Plant Spotlight: Hydrilla

Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) is a nonnative, invasive aquatic plant that is rooted and can grow to almost 30 feet, filling up the water column. The best way to control it is to prevent its spread.

Noble Releases New Summer-dormant Tall Fescue Cultivar

Chisholm summer-dormant tall fescue is an endophyte-free variety that can provide livestock producers with a persistent, perennial, cool-season grazing option that is adapted to the hot, dry summers typical west of Interstate 35 in Oklahoma and Texas.

What You'll Gain From the Texoma Cattlemen's Conference

The 2018 Texoma Cattlemen’s Conference, which will be held June 15, will address a number of issues and opportunities pertaining to ranching efficiency.

LaNese Mahan: Unpacking in Uganda

LaNese Mahan, 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, shares her experiences with compost production and relationship-building from her internship with Field of Hope in Uganda.

Wild Pig Control Methods: Takeaways from an International Technical Training Day

The 2018 International Wild Pig Conference Technical Training Day presented various wild pig control methods available to land managers. The event was organized by the Noble Research Institute and featured experts from governmental and nongovernmental agencies, academic institutions, and private entities.

Cover Crop Series: Sunn Hemp

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Sunn Hemp.