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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1999
  • April

The Importance of Sunlight in Pecan Production

Certainly it is important to have adequate water to translocate nutrients and cool the plant. However, without adequate sunlight intensity, the pecan tree cannot capture the energy necessary to fill its pecans.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1996
  • September

Surviving Drought-High Feed Costs and Low Cattle Prices

The basic management principles that enable us to survive bad times are the same as those that enable us to thrive in the good times.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1998
  • August

Guidelines for Stocking Decisions During a Drought

Mistakes are commonly made when producers face a drought, we've outlined some helpful hints.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • June

7 Guidelines to Help Cattle Producers Manage Through Drought Conditions

There is a common denominator for producers who cope with drought better than others - they all have active drought management plans.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • September

Drought Challenges Bring Opportunities

Update February 2018 During drought conditions, there are many challenges for cattle producers. Grain and feed prices may skyrocket, hay could be in short supply, pasture conditions could very well...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2004
  • May

Manage Forage Before (and During) Drought

Are you flexible enough to manage for that unspeakable term ... drought?
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2011
  • August

Drought Tips from Noble Research Institute Consultants

The Noble Research Institute Agricultural Consultants provide drought tips on a number of topics.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • August 2018

Drought Tolerance: An Important Characteristic for Tall Fescue Persistence

Drought is the most crucial constraint to crop productivity. Most of Earth’s surface area is not suitable for crop production due to severe water limitations, and the scenario is likely to get worse especially in the southern Midwest and southeastern United States. Recent climate models suggest an increase in aridity in many areas of the world. More than 35 percent of the world’s land is considered arid or semiarid. Even in areas of high rainfall, crops experience water stress due to uneven rainfall distribution. Drought can cause significant crop yield loss and under severe conditions up to 100 percent crop loss is experienced.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2011
  • October

White-tailed Deer Management During Drought

With the 2011 drought in the Southern Great Plains, many people are curious to know if conditions have affected deer populations and if there is anything to be done to mitigate potential effects.
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  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

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.