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  • One Noble Summer

Time Summer Blaze to Better Winter Graze

2019 Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture Mason Blinson used her summer experiences to advance her interest in animal and plant interactions, including best timing of prescribed pasture burns.

  • Regenerative Agriculture
  • Livestock

Protect Your Cow Herd in Cold Weather

Tips to help you manage your cow herd through a winter blast.

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  • News Releases

Walker Serves Beef Industry With Board Positions

Noble Research Institute livestock consultant Ryon Walker, Ph.D., was recently appointed to serve on the board of directors for three independent, national beef cattle organizations.

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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • September

Body Condition Score as a Tool for Cow Herd Management

Body Condition Score (BCS) is a useful tool for assessing the energy status of an animal. BCS should be assessed at calving, mid-lactation and mid-late gestation.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • March 2018

Heifer Development: Managing for Her Future

A replacement heifer represents the most costly improvement in a herd's genetics. Since reproductive traits are lowly heritable, cattle producers must manage within the environment.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • April 2018

An Introduction to the Rumen Microbiome

The rumen microbiome is very complex, and the diversity of ruminal microorganisms can be affected by diet composition, genetics and environmental factors.

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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • July 2018

Growing-Season Burns Hold Potential for Fall and Winter Forage

The traditional burning season for the Southern Great Plains goes from December to April. However, when land managers limit their burn season to these five months, they often find it difficult to implement the number of burns needed to achieve their goals. This is one reason why more and more land managers are conducting growing-season burns, during late spring through early fall months, to meet some of their prescribed burning goals.

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