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  • 2014
  • August

Wheat alternatives expand winter pasture choices

The vast majority of the winter pasture in the Southern Great Plains is wheat. There are many reasons for this, including culture, the opportunity to harvest and sell grain, and government and insurance programs.
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  • 2014
  • May

Risk management requires analysis, strategic marketing

Agriculture, by its very nature, is a volatile business. Many producers worry about how long high prices can be sustained. Fear of falling prices, combined with high input costs, seems to have risk management on everyone's mind, but few individuals are comfortable with the details.
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  • 2014
  • April

Water resources serve agriculture, energy, society

Ben Franklin wrote, "When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." Unfortunately, the "well" is running dry in many parts of the world. Rivers are running dry prior to reaching the seas because we are over-allocating and overusing them.
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  • 2013
  • October

Pecan research moves into the 21st century

For decades, scientists have used molecular markers for research and breeding purposes to increase yields and water and nutrient efficiencies as well as disease and insect resistance in agricultural crops. Recently, pecan scientists have looked at the development of new technologies used in this research and considered its use in pecan breeding and research.
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  • 2017
  • August

Cover Crops Add Diversity for Wildlife

Cover crops can add diversity to a system to benefit wildlife species in addition to extending the grazing season and improving soil health.

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  • 2017
  • August

Is Prescribed Fire a Friend or Foe to Soil Health?

Without fire on rangelands, many of the soil health building principles are much harder to achieve.

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How to Take a Soil Sample

Why do you need to take a soil sample? How do you take a good soil sample? How often do you need to sample?

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Seed Drill Calibration

Getting the correct amount of seed planted with a grain drill requires calibrating the drill before planting begins. Jim Johnson, Noble Research Institute soils and crops consultant, demonstrates step-by-step how to perform this calibration and the calculations required to determine accurate seed output.

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Two Noble Research Institute employees earn prestigious selection

Noble Research Institute Director of Business Development Jeff Moen and Wildlife and Range Consultant Josh Gaskamp have been selected to participate in Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program (OALP) Class XVIII.