Livestock

'Noble News and Views' Category

Winter Cow Supplementation: Protein and Energy Explained

Know when to invest in protein or in energy to meet a cow’s nutritional requirements during winter.

Plan Your Winter Cattle Feeding Program and Save Money

Develop a cost-effective winter feeding program to meet a cow’s protein and energy requirements while saving money.

Stocker Cattle Transitioning to Wheat Pasture May Not Need Supplement

Providing a high-energy supplement to cattle transitioning to wheat pasture does not result in sustained, extra weight gain in the long run, according to research.

Price Protection Can Help Cattle Producers in Volatile Markets

Hedging and Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) are two ways to protect prices for cattle during market fluctuations seen during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Tall Fescue for Grazing Livestock: Researchers Look to Improve Nutrition

Tall fescue with improved forage quality and palatability may result from research into leaf softness.

Prepare for Drought With Regenerative Ag Mindset

Regenerative agriculture cattle producers are better prepared during drought to adjust stocking rates and make proactive decisions on the ranch.

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.

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.

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