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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2003
  • August

Management Guidelines Can Help Improve Pasture Condition, Optimize Forage Utilization

General management strategies for maintaining or improving the condition of your pastures while optimizing forage utilization by livestock.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1996
  • July

Green Fireguards

A green fireguard can be a useful alternative to a bare soil fireguard or other types of fireguards. A green fireguard is managed to promote green vegetation and to minimize mulch.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2006
  • September

Have You Learned the Lessons of the 2006 Drought?

The bottom line in this and every drought is to protect the forage resource and maintain the productivity of the cow herd. We can never cheat the basics. Many costly lessons are being learned during this drought.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1997
  • July

Tips for Stockers and Replacements Heifer Development

Around the middle of July forage quality generally declines. When this happens, the performance of stocker cattle and/or developing heifers grazing those forages will also decline.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2005
  • February

Consider These Factors When Deciding on a Feedyard

The following are items that need to be compared and examined when selecting a feedyard: location, reputation, appearance, feed system, management, costs, financing and selling.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2008
  • December

Improve Time Management on Your Cow-Calf Operation

In tough economic times, many people become overwhelmed with things they have little control over such as high prices for feed, fuel and fertilizer. Although those things are important, perhaps it is time to focus your attention on things you can influence, such as operational efficiency and time management.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1997
  • December

Managing Risk

Risk management increases value by decreasing the probability of financial distress and by assuring that funds, either equity or debt, are available when profitable investment opportunities arise.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2007
  • November

Eastern Gamagrass Update at the Coffey Ranch

This past summer, through the efforts of James Pitman, the 2007 pasture and range intern, and Frank Motal, wildlife and range research program supervisor, the Agricultural Division was able to collect data on the transects in what we refer to as "the eastern gamagrass paddocks" or Pasture 12 of the Coffey Ranch.
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  • 2008
  • September

Fall 2008 Meetings For Wildlife Enthusiasts

One of the most important attributes of a good natural resource manager is that they never stop learning. Being involved in research and demonstration projects and attending educational events such as seminars, workshops and field days help keep us up-to-date on wildlife and fisheries management knowledge.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2003
  • August

Pilot Program Offers Price Insurance for Feeder Cattle

The USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced a pilot program that will extend insurance protection to cow-calf and stocker cattle producers in Texas and Oklahoma.