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Ag News and Views: September 2002

Banding Phosphorus Fertilizer Increases Production

Banding phosphorus fertilizer with small grain seed at planting is an efficient and easy way to supply the nutrient.

Demonstration, Research - Each Serves Unique Purpose

Over the years, the Noble Research Institute has conducted many demonstrations and applied research trials on its farms and ranches. The major distinction between research and demonstration relates to whether the objective is to learn something new or whether it is to demonstrate something that's already been learned.

Necropsy is a Valuable Tool in Disease Management

When an animal dies, the most useful and inclusive diagnostic tool available to livestock producers is the necropsy - a post-mortem examination performed by an experienced veterinarian.

Producers Should take Advantage of Tall Fescue for Winter Feeding

Stockpiled tall fescue is an alternative source of nutrients for cattle.

Recreational Leasing Involves Many Factors

The Noble Research Institute's experience with recreational leasing may help individual landowners in their quest to earn extra income through leasing their land to hunters.

Value of Gain is Worth Knowing

The value of each pound of gain is an important economic factor for operators to consider before buying stockers.

You May be Surprised by the Health Aspects of Pecans

Recent research has show pecans to be a good source of energy, protein and "good" - unsaturated fat.