Livestock

Nutrient Synchrony: Protein and Energy Working Together

Cattle gut health, the purpose of supplementation, requires us to think about the interconnectedness of protein and energy.

Hicks Wins First Place in 2020 Junior Beef Contest

Noble Research Institute Junior Beef Excellence Program recognizes the carcass merit of steers exhibited at the junior livestock shows by 4-H and FFA members in 14 south-central Oklahoma counties.

The Search for Forage-Efficient Cows

A study suggests that current selection tools, such as genomic testing and expected progeny differences (EPDs), for feed intake should be useful in selecting low-intake replacement females for forage-based production systems.

From the Pilot’s Seat: The Integrity Beef Sustainability Project

In 2017, representatives from Noble Research Institute, Integrity Beef Alliance, Beef Marketing Group, Tyson Foods, Golden State Foods and McDonald’s set out to test the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef metrics and align the segments of the beef supply chain.

Goals for Small Grains Breeding at Noble Research Institute

The primary goal of Noble Research Institute’s Small Grains Breeding Program is to develop small grains cultivars with increased grazing tolerance, winter hardiness, forage yield and forage quality to benefit livestock production.

Regenerative Agriculture Is About Direction Over Perfection

For most agricultural enterprises, success and long-term viability ultimately hinges on soil health.

Consistency Is Key in Trace Mineral Supplementation for Grazing Cattle

Trace mineral supplementation of cattle is important, but can be confusing. Turns out psychology and a full mineral tub help grazing cattle get their nutrition.

Top 6 Factors Affecting Bull Fertility

Avoid reproductive failures and produce healthy calves by making decisions that reduce the risk of subfertile bulls.

Do You Possess the 8 Characteristics of an Intentional Beef Producer?

Intentional beef producers share many characteristics when it comes to managing their operations for healthy herds and profits.

Direction Over Perfection

Regenerating the land is achievable, but it is not a recipe. It starts with a belief that soil, water, plant, animal and human are all connected, meaning every decision must work with this natural rhythm and not in spite of it.