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  • 2011
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Water Quality in Times of Drought

During times of drought, water quantity is an obvious concern to livestock producers. Livestock consume water daily, but evaporation is the primary means of water loss from earthen impoundments.
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Pasture Weed Management and Drought

Pasture weed management always presents a challenge. There are dynamic, complex interactions between desirable forages, grazing animals, encroaching weeds, soil types, nutrient levels, climate and...
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  • 2012
  • January

Plan Stocking Rate Based on Rainfall

Even with the rains during the fall of 2011, much of Oklahoma and Texas is still under drought advisories. Long-term forecasts are not promising for abundant rainfall during the spring or summer of 2012.
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  • 2013
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Healthy soil aids drought and flood management

Other than the lack or abundance of precipitation, the reason for droughts and floods is the soil's inability to effectively absorb and release water.
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  • 2011
  • September

Wildlife Management Issues During Drought

The Noble Research Institute Wildlife and Fisheries Consultants provide drought tips on a number of topics.
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  • 2011
  • September

Drought-induced Cattle Poisoning

Cattle producers should be on watch for two types of poisoning during drought. The potential for nitrate and prussic acid poisoning of cattle is most often associated with dry periods; therefore, livestock owners should take precautions, including forage testing. Often the first indication of a problem is one or more dead animals.
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  • 2011
  • May

Use Moisture Management Strategies to Survive Drought

When the rain falls, here are some tips and strategies that will help you capture and use as much of it as you can.

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  • 2012
  • October

Evaluate Winter Cow Management Following Drought

Many areas continue to face hardships due to the lack of precipitation. This fall brings hope for the end of drought conditions, but the U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook suggests the drought will persist or intensify in many areas of the Southern Great Plains.
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  • 2013
  • June

Drought must be considered when applying prescribed fire

Fire is a natural process to which plant communities have adapted. Drought, which in recent years has been a major issue in the Southern Great Plains, is also a natural process to which these plant communities have adapted.
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  • 2012
  • September

Drought Stress on Pecan Trees

Drought conditions cause extreme stress on pecan trees. It is important for producers to understand the effects of drought and how pecan trees cope with the stress it brings.