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2018 Archive

Pumpkin Patch Ponderings

We are all stewards of this earth. We do not own it; we merely pass through for a short time. Yet we are accountable.

Tips for a Safe Hunting Season

Fall hunting season is here, and with it comes an opportunity to engage with nature. As you go out into the woods for a few days, don’t forget to take precautions to keep yourself and those around you safe.

Making a Super Burger, Vietnamese-Style

Sarah Kemp led Team Noble to victory in the Ardmore Corporate Fitness Challenge Super Burger Contest in June. Now she shares her award-winning recipe for a Vietnamese-style burger.

Getting a Grip on Life

I am not a grease monkey. So the annual maintenance of the family riding lawn mower pushes the boundaries of my mechanical repertoire.

Managing Pastures Before and During Drought

Pasture managers may dread droughts. However, with proper planning and preparation, they can minimize the damage and keep operations running smoothly.

Prescribed Fire Is Essential to the Land

Prescribed fire, grazing and rest are integral processes for maintaining the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community in the Southern Great Plains and throughout the U.S.

Planning For Tax Filing Time on the Farm or Ranch

Noble Research Institute researchers have been looking at two methods in cow-calf production to extend the grazing season on bermudagrass-based pastures and reduce winter feeding of stored feeds.

Gauging The Current Outlook for Preconditioning Cattle

Many reports show a cow-calf operation can gain value by preconditioning its calves before marketing. This article looks at the preconditioning outlook as of October 2018 and other items.

Look for These Soil Health Indicators in the Field

Soil color and structure, the presence of biological activity like earthworms and dung beetles, rooting resistance, and soil smell can help farmers and ranchers determine the health of their soils.

White-Tailed Deer Facts, Findings and Numbers

A look at 2016-2017 deer harvest numbers and trends for Oklahoma, Texas, the Southeast and U.S. provides insight for land managers and hunters.