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Armyworms: What you need to know

The key to keeping armyworms below the economic threshold is scouting for activity at least every other day, when they are small and easier to control, as well as identifying if you have fall armyworms or beet armyworms.

Technology Plays Crucial Roles in Land Stewardship

Working at a research organization means we get to use some of the coolest, new technology. It’s a lot of fun! In all seriousness, though, rapid advancements in technology are allowing us to answer...

Noble Selects 2019 Leonard Wyatt Award Winner

ARDMORE, Okla. — The Noble Research Institute presented William and Karen Payne with the 2019 Leonard Wyatt Memorial Outstanding Cooperator Award. As part of Noble’s mission, the organization...

Herbicides control sandbur infestation

I've had more calls on sandbur control in 2014 than I can ever remember. While it is obviously too late to do anything about them this year, plans can be made for next year.

Top 5 Reproductive Failures in Beef Operations (and How to Avoid Them)

Reproductive failures, which lead to financial loss, can occur in any cow-calf operation. Here are the top 5 causes.

2019 Preconditioning and Stocker Outlook

This year’s preconditioning outlook looks to have tighter margins than what we’ve seen in the past couple years. However, by managing costs and keeping an eye on the markets, there is profit to be made for both backgrounding and running stocker cattle.

The Ins and Outs of Making Stockpile Bermudagrass Work

Stockpiling defers a forage from grazing to allow it to accumulate forage mass for grazing during fall and winter.

How to Manage Fields for Attracting Mourning Dove

How to grow and manage crop seeds or native/naturalized seeds in fields to attract mourning dove and similar game bird species for hunting.

Junior Beef Excellence Program Rewards Young Cattlemen and Women

The Junior Beef Excellence Program is available to Oklahoma residents of Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Coal, Garvin, Grady, Jefferson, Johnston, Love, Marshall, McClain, Murray, Pontotoc and Stephens counties.

You Can Retain, Feed and Rebreed Open Cows Profitably — Sometimes

In a three-year study, Noble Research Institute looked at the economics of retaining, feeding and rebreeding open cows.