Articles

2016 Archive

Education, experience produces successful burn bosses

Anyone can become a burn boss with time and patience.

Organic matter serves important role in soil health

The contributions of soil organic matter and how to maintain or increase it.

Knowing what to look for minimizes calving difficulty

Knowing when to and when not to intervene in the calving process is critical. The key is experience and knowing the normal sequence of events.

Noble Research Institute receives gift for youth education program

Noble Research Institute received a $10,000 check from Trammell Crow Company during a recent signing ceremony of the Noble Energy building to Carter County Facilities Trust last month.

Moveable hoop houses provide flexibility, versatility

Hoop houses (high tunnels) have long been used by agricultural producers to extend the growing season and to establish crops earlier as compared to crops grown in the field.

Noble Research Institute supports new law aimed at building agricultural research capacity in the United States

Agricultural research has been woefully underfunded for decades. While racing to meet the food, fiber and feed challenges of the next generation, the public agricultural research sector has needed funding alternatives to complement limited public resources.

Leasing for waterfowl supports watershed conservation

Recreational leases have gained popularity in Texas and Oklahoma because they provide additional income and support land management goals.

Potential mob graziers should consider precautions

UHSD grazing is an approach to managing livestock on a land resource area that allows herd impact to be the catalyst for a beneficial outcome.

'Employee' analogy aids replacement heifer selection

Replacement heifers are the hot topic at most rancher gatherings these days.

Planning readies ranchers for farm economy downturn

The sky is not falling, but more challenging times are ahead.