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Using a Grazing Stick to Determine Stocking Rates on Winter Pasture

A grazing stick can be used by cattle producers to help determine proper stocking rates. Chuck Coffey, sr. pasture and range consultant, shows how to use this simple tool to take forage measurements in winter pasture. Hugh Aljoe, consultation program manager, then demonstrates how to use two calculators available on the Noble Research Institute's website to translate field data into carrying capacity and reserve herd days figures. Use of the grazing stick and the online calculators can help ranchers make better stocking rate decisions.
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2017 Cattle Market Update: Dr. Darrell Peel

After the roller coaster ride of the 2015-2016 cattle markets, Oklahoma State University professor Derrell Peel, Ph.D., looks at the factors that will affect inventories and prices in 2017 and beyond.

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  • Soils and Crops

Prussic Acid, Nitrate Poisoning and Grass Tetany in Beef Cattle

Eddie Funderburg, Ed.D., senior soils and crops consultant, offers a comprehensive summary of data on prussic acid, nitrate poisoning and grass tetany to aid beef cattle producers in health management and herd protection.

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What Does Efficiency Mean to You?

That's the question our agricultural education services group is asking at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. For the past five years, the...
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5 Recommendations for Cattle Producers Impacted by Depressed Markets

There are few historical events that can be compared to the current COVID-19 pandemic in terms of their impact on society and the economy. The result for agriculture has been profound. 

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • March

Basic knowledge and practices assist new cattle producers

There are some basic concepts to grasp immediately for new cattle producers starting an operation.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • July

Making More With Fewer Cows

Cattle producers in the Southern Great Plains had to reduce cow numbers in 2011 due to the most severe drought in decades. Replacement cow prices are at an all-time high in 2012, and most pastures are still in poor condition, making it difficult for many producers to restock to former levels.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • March

Pasture management plan prepares producer for year

Now is the time for cattle producers to develop their pasture management plans to achieve the best possible outcomes this year.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • March

State of the 2012 Cattle Industry

The cattle industry is experiencing both production and market conditions that are unique and uncommon for the industry. Extreme heat and drought conditions caused double digit percentage declines in beef cattle numbers in Texas and Oklahoma.
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