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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • May

Monitoring pastures assists sustainable management

To properly manage pastures, variables must be monitored and some measured. In this article, we will discuss what prescribed grazing is and identify the variables critical to managing pastures.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2013
  • February

"New normal" rainfall expectations endanger production

The "new normal" can be defined as the period of time from 1981-2010, a span of 30 years, when Oklahoma rainfall was significantly more abundant than it had been in the previous 87 years.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • July

Proper livestock stocking rate supports operation, wildlife

Overgrazing can cause poor forage and livestock production, wildlife habitat loss, soil erosion and other problems.
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Hicks Wins First Place in 2020 Junior Beef Contest

Noble Research Institute Junior Beef Excellence Program recognizes the carcass merit of steers exhibited at the junior livestock shows by 4-H and FFA members in 14 south-central Oklahoma counties.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2020
  • April 2020

From the Pilot’s Seat: The Integrity Beef Sustainability Project

In 2017, representatives from Noble Research Institute, Integrity Beef Alliance, Beef Marketing Group, Tyson Foods, Golden State Foods and McDonald’s set out to test the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef metrics and align the segments of the beef supply chain.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • September 2019

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.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • June 2019

Proper Stocking Rates Make Growing-Season Burns Possible

As more land managers use growing-season burns to meet their goals, livestock stocking rates become even more important.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • November 2018

Grazing Systems Research Update: Year-Round Forage Options

Noble Research Institute researchers work on year-round grazing systems through ongoing studies and new technologies.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • November 2018

Know Your Plants to Prevent Overgrazing on Native Range

Knowing key plants enables producers to develop management plans that address the specific needs of the plant community.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • July 2018

Find Out Why and How to Burn at Great Plains Fire Summit

Many decisions go into planning a safe and effective prescribed burn that meets your management goals. You will need to determine your burn objectives and consider the weather as well as personnel and equipment needs. You’ll also need to prepare firebreaks, something that ranks high on the list to safely conduct a burn.