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  • 2018
  • June 2018

Economics of No-Tilling Cereal Rye Pastures

The Noble Research Institute shares results from its on-farm study comparing the production and economics of clean-till and no-till methods for establishing cereal rye pasture for grazing.

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  • 2018
  • October 2018

Gauging The Current Outlook for Preconditioning Cattle

Many reports show a cow-calf operation can gain value by preconditioning its calves before marketing. This article looks at the preconditioning outlook as of October 2018 and other items.

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  • 2018
  • December 2018

Finding and Keeping Good Farm Labor

To find the right farm or ranch employee, know what the job will entail and communicate that to prospective employees. Get the word out, and conduct a thorough interview of applicants. Once you’ve hired someone, invest in them.

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  • 2019
  • March 2019

Consider Economics of Spring vs. Fall Calving Season

Most cattle producers in the Southern Great Plains follow a spring calving season rather than a fall calving season. There are economic trade-offs in both scenarios.

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  • 2019
  • February 2019

Planning for the Transfer of Your Estate

Making decisions concerning the transfer of assets in one’s estate is difficult and can be the most procrastinated activity for all of mankind.

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  • 2019
  • September 2019

You Can Retain, Feed and Rebreed Open Cows Profitably — Sometimes

In a three-year study, Noble Research Institute looked at the economics of retaining, feeding and rebreeding open cows.

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  • 2019
  • September 2019

2019 Preconditioning and Stocker Outlook

This year’s preconditioning outlook looks to have tighter margins than what we’ve seen in the past couple years. However, by managing costs and keeping an eye on the markets, there is profit to be made for both backgrounding and running stocker cattle.

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  • 2019
  • November 2019

Overcoming Barriers to Entry for the Next Generation of Ranchers

As U.S. farmers age, 70% of farmland could change hands by 2031. Effective transition to the next generation requires overcoming several barriers to entry.

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  • 2020
  • September 2020

Stocker Cattle Transitioning to Wheat Pasture May Not Need Supplement

Providing a high-energy supplement to cattle transitioning to wheat pasture does not result in sustained, extra weight gain in the long run, according to research.