Articles

2017 Archive

Deer Stay One Hoof Ahead of Hunters

Noble Research Institute researchers developed a scientific project to better understand how hunting pressure may affect buck behavior.

Rock Weirs and Flumes Can Prevent Erosion

Rock weirs and flumes are effective options for preventing gully or ditch formation and for stopping the growth of existing gullies or ditches.

In First Place: Malay Saha, Ph.D.

Meet Malay Saha, Ph.D., professor in the grass genomics laboratory.

Backyard Farming: Container Gardening

Leon Sloan, owner of Leon's Greenhouses in Kingston, Oklahoma, shares his secrets for growing food in plastic containers.

Noble Research Institute professor named 2017 CSSA Fellow

Noble Research Institute Professor Twain Butler, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA). Election as a CSSA Fellow is the highest honor bestowed by the organization.

Seeing Through a Different Lens

Meet Tezera Wolabu Watira, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow originally from Ethiopia, whose research focus is improving alfalfa.

Body Condition Score as a Tool for Cow Herd Management

Body Condition Score (BCS) is a useful tool for assessing the energy status of an animal. BCS should be assessed at calving, mid-lactation and mid-late gestation.

Values That Keep Farm Kids Safe

Safety is essential on the farm and ranch and should be taught from a young age. Rodney Pierce shares five safety values he teaches his children, in recognition of the 2017 National Farm Safety and Health Week.

10 Tips for a Successful Weaning and Preconditioning Season

Research demonstrates the advantages of preconditioning calves. The following tips are designed to help producers be more successful during the preconditioning phase of calf development.

Feeding Hay More Efficiently

A systemic grazing management plan and an efficient supplemental feeding program can help cattle producers more efficiently use forage resources.