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  • 2011
  • August

Drought Tips from Noble Research Institute Consultants

The Noble Research Institute Agricultural Consultants provide drought tips on a number of topics.
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  • 2018
  • March 2018

Extreme Drought Affecting Great Plains and Beyond

Producers should have contingency plans in place to make decision-making easier as drought conditions worsen.

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

3 Things to Know When Using Both Fire and Grazing on the Ranch

Many land managers incorporate prescribed fires into a management plan alongside grazing livestock. Other land managers feel it is not feasible to graze and burn on the same operation. But when prescribed fire is used strategically, its benefits outweigh any negatives.

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  • 2018
  • August 2018

Drought Tolerance: An Important Characteristic for Tall Fescue Persistence

Drought is the most crucial constraint to crop productivity. Most of Earth’s surface area is not suitable for crop production due to severe water limitations, and the scenario is likely to get worse especially in the southern Midwest and southeastern United States. Recent climate models suggest an increase in aridity in many areas of the world. More than 35 percent of the world’s land is considered arid or semiarid. Even in areas of high rainfall, crops experience water stress due to uneven rainfall distribution. Drought can cause significant crop yield loss and under severe conditions up to 100 percent crop loss is experienced.

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  • 2011
  • October

White-tailed Deer Management During Drought

With the 2011 drought in the Southern Great Plains, many people are curious to know if conditions have affected deer populations and if there is anything to be done to mitigate potential effects.
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  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

Managing Pastures Before and During Drought

Pasture managers may dread droughts. However, with proper planning and preparation, they can minimize the damage and keep operations running smoothly.

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  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

From the Ashes

Jimmy and Ginger Emmons press on from the Rhea Fire knowing it cannot overpower the agriculture community’s spirit or the soil’s ability to give life.

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  • 2019
  • May 2019

Top 10 Misconceptions in Grazing Management

Understanding and avoiding these top 10 misconceptions about grazing management can help ranchers increase production of both forage and pounds of beef.