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Honey Locust: Identification and Management

Honey locust (Gleditisia triacanthos L.) is a native tree species with a natural range that extends from central Pennsylvania to South Dakota to southeastern Texas to Alabama. At maturity, trees may...
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  • 2018
  • July 2018

3 Things to Know When Using Both Fire and Grazing on the Ranch

Many land managers incorporate prescribed fires into a management plan alongside grazing livestock. Other land managers feel it is not feasible to graze and burn on the same operation. But when prescribed fire is used strategically, its benefits outweigh any negatives.

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  • 2018
  • August 2018

Raising vs. Buying Replacement Heifers

When it comes to getting replacement females for your cattle herd, multiple options are available. One would be to use your own cow herd and keep the heifers you need. Or you could outsource and purchase virgin heifers from a different operation and breed them to the bull(s) of your choice. Another option is to buy heifers bred to a bull that would roll straight into your program.

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  • 2018
  • November 2018

Pecan Management Calendar: November to January

From November to January, pecan producers should be continuing harvest and preparing for a new year in the orchard.

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Seminar Focuses on Effective Soil Nutrient Management

The Noble Research Institute will host a Managing Soil Nutrients for Pastures and Hayfields seminar from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Noble Research Institute Kruse Auditorium.

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  • 2011
  • August

Managing Feed Costs

Purchased feed represents the greatest portion of variable costs for cow-calf producers according to the Kansas Farm Management Association. From the middle of June 2010 to the middle of June 2011, the price of corn more than doubled. During the same period, soybean prices increased nearly 50 percent.
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  • 2010
  • July

Grasshoppers: Will This Be a Big Year?

Grasshoppers are considered an intermittent problem in Oklahoma and North Texas pastures. However, when they are present in large numbers, the damage can be severe.