Livestock

Early Weaning Benefits First-Calf Cows, Calves

Weaning calves from first-calf cows early offers benefits to the animals and operation. Robert Wells, Ph.D., livestock consultant, shares the advantages and tips.

Growing Together

It's incredible how the operations of the Suubi, Lubbe and Buloba farms are so connected, all with the goal of supporting vulnerable women and children.

The Mystery of Suubi Goat Farm

Nancy Drew would have been proud of me last week. And to be honest, I now have a lot more respect for the fictitious teenage detective.

The Beginning of a Great Story

All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has...

March 26 to April 1: Georgia Pecans, Louisiana Tall Fescue and Oklahoma Cattle

The researchers traveled the country this week in their quest to advance agriculture. Here's a few quick views of what they were up to. Follow #everyNoblestory on Instagram and Twitter to see the...

Priorities When Starting an Artificial Insemination Program

The Noble Research Institute owns and operates approximately 14,000 acres that spans seven ranches and three counties. These properties are used in various ways including conducting applied research...

Consider Stockpiling to Fill Summer Forage Slump

In our region of the Southern Great Plains, we basically grow forage during the spring and fall, corresponding to our seasonal rainfall pattern. We are typically short on forage during the winter and...

Happy Calving Season!

It's my favorite time of year. Brand new baby calves take their first steps into the world, and it's a beautiful thing. I still remember the first one I watched, and I've been hooked on it ever...

March 12 to March 18: A "Masked Bandit," Pecan Patience and Green Cells

Spring has sprung in southern Oklahoma. Noble Research Institute researchers have full schedules keeping up with all the springtime activities related to crop and livestock production. Here's a quick...

Integrity Beef Alliance: Using Best Management Practices to Improve Profit

The Integrity Beef Alliance is a value-added calf program that utilizes high-quality bull genetics coupled with best cow-calf management practices to produce a quality value-added commercial calf....