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Noble News and Views: February 2019

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Great Challenges: How Noble Will Address Them for the Future of Agriculture

The Noble Research Institute’s mission is to deliver solutions to great agricultural challenges, which are significant threats to the viability of agriculture in the Southern Great Plains and beyond. Three focus challenges include economic uncertainty, soil health, and education and training.

How to Do a Perc Soil Test for Fruit and Pecan Production

A percolation (perc) test is a soil test used to determine the adsorption of water into the soil. The perc test is also very important in agriculture because soil drainage can affect production of crops, including fruits and pecans.

Top 5 Essentials of Heifer Development

It is important to properly develop heifers before the breeding season and to continue managing them during and after the calving season.

Planning for the Transfer of Your Estate

Making decisions concerning the transfer of assets in one’s estate is difficult and can be the most procrastinated activity for all of mankind.

How to Properly Manage Your Bulls for a Successful Breeding Season

Proper off-season management of bulls can ensure longevity within the herd and a subsequent successful breeding season.