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.
When it comes to livestock, not all water is equal. Water quality makes a difference in performance, and that difference can really add up.
As more land managers use growing-season burns to meet their goals, livestock stocking rates become even more important.
Many at the Noble Research Institute raise cattle and are otherwise engaged in production agriculture outside of their full-time jobs. Others grew up on farms and ranches. These are their stories.
Though not always immediately evident, being intentional and consistent about keeping mineral in front of your cattle will benefit both your herd and your bottom line in the long run.
Most cattle producers in the Southern Great Plains follow a spring calving season rather than a fall calving season. There are economic trade-offs in both scenarios.
The Noble Research Institute will host a Beef Quality Assurance Certification seminar from 1:30-5 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the Noble Research Institute Kruse Auditorium.
It is important to properly develop heifers before the breeding season and to continue managing them during and after the calving season.
Proper off-season management of bulls can ensure longevity within the herd and a subsequent successful breeding season.
Noble Learning will introduce education progressions in 2019 as a service to help build learners’ skills and abilities to manage production systems.