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Noble News and Views: September 2019

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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.

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.

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.

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.

This Is What Your Feed Tag Is Telling You

Producers can ensure they are choosing the best feed for their livestock by understanding the information on a feed tag.