1. News
  2. Publications
  3. Noble News and Views
  4. 2013

Ag News and Views: December 2013

Download Issue (PDF)

'Law of the Minimum' prioritizes action

Justus von Liebig's Law of the Minimum is an agronomic theory that states yield is proportional to the amount of the most limiting nutrient - whichever nutrient it may be.

Preparation increases pig trapping effectiveness

Trapping wild pigs can be a daunting task. Certain uses and types of traps may have caused them to become more aware of structures built for confinement.

Water source development supports rotational grazing

One of the primary limitations to developing and implementing a rotational grazing system is water - especially during times of drought.

Windbreaks reduce cattle energy demands

Cattle will naturally seek windbreaks in the winter. In cold weather, cattle require additional energy to maintain body temperature, and wind chill further increases energy demands.