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  • 2014
  • November

Proven strategies bring cow herd rebuilding success

Many cattle seminars across the Southern Great Plains have offered sound advice about replacement female development and selection. A significant number of producers are strongly considering, if not...
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  • 2014
  • July

Alternative culling method increases profits

To help provide producers options for managing and marketing cull cows, researchers at the Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University teamed up and conducted a study that evaluated the economics of two alternative management and marketing systems for retaining open beef cows.
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  • 2014
  • July

Weight measurement enables effective management

Given the importance of weight in cattle production, it is important to capture weight data when necessary to make good management decisions.
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  • 2014
  • May

Hay analysis provides value

As you are looking for next winter's hay, you should take a sample of each lot before committing to purchase. A hay analysis prior to purchase offers one of the greatest returns on investment in the ranching business.
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  • 2014
  • April

Cattle sorting skills facilitate management

Sorting cattle is one of the real arts of animal husbandry. Sorting can be done for many reasons and by many methods.
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  • 2014
  • February

First hollow stem in wheat triggers grazing decision

If you use a dual-purpose wheat system of grazing and grain production, detection of the development of wheat's first hollow stem is critical to gauge when to remove cattle from grazing.
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  • 2014
  • February

Google Drive provides producer record keeping, analysis

Records provide the knowledge necessary to make informed and objective decisions. This is why accurate, detailed and accessible records are such a vital part of any successful business, including agricultural production.
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  • 2013
  • November

Common sense guides stockpiled forage management

Beef cattle can consume and obtain nutritional value from a variety of stockpiled forages to reduce the winter hay feeding period.
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  • 2013
  • December

Windbreaks reduce cattle energy demands

Cattle will naturally seek windbreaks in the winter. In cold weather, cattle require additional energy to maintain body temperature, and wind chill further increases energy demands.
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  • 2013
  • November

Study reveals legume-fescue mixture economics

In response to limited information about the economic potential of grazing novel versus toxic tall fescue, a collaborative study between the Noble Research Institute and the University of Arkansas was conducted.