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  • 2016
  • July

Jar test helps determine compatible chemical mixes

When two or more products are physically incompatible, an emulsion may form.
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  • 2012
  • March

Is Fertilizing Native Grass Profitable?

A high percentage of the grazing land in our area is native grass. Most ranchers do not fertilize native grass because it is widely thought that it is unprofitable to do so. In fact, one of the appealing characteristics of native grass systems is that they do relatively well with minimal inputs.
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  • 2014
  • January

Fertilizer rates affect bermudagrass varieties differently

There are many varieties of bermudagrass, and they respond to nitrogen fertilizer in different ways. A research study was conducted to see if fertilizer could be used more efficiently by fertilizing different varieties to their optimum response rate.
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  • 2013
  • January

Research yields findings for greenbrier control

Most ranchers are aware that greenbrier can be a problem in pastures and rangeland, and is hard to control. There are various ideas on how to control greenbrier.
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  • 2011
  • September

Does Lime Pay on Winter Pasture?

Let's say you look at the results from your soil sample and see there is a recommendation for lime. You check around and discover this is going to cost $40-$50 per acre. A normal person would question whether the value received from liming is worth the cost.
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  • 2007
  • December

Brush Control without Spraying Leaves

Some people want to control brush, but don't have a sprayer, have too much brush to use a sprayer or just want to do selective brush control. There are several options, each with advantages and disadvantages.
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  • 2014
  • June

Herbicides control blackberries

June is usually the best month to control blackberries in pastures and rangeland in the Southern Great Plains.
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  • 2011
  • April

Have You Seen the Price of Nitrogen Fertilizer?

In April 2001, I wrote an article on high nitrogen prices. Ten years later, the question persists, and, yes, nitrogen fertilizer prices are even higher.
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  • 2008
  • September

Profit Potential in Wheat for Grain

Since it looks like wheat may be $8 per bushel at harvest in 2009, many producers are considering planting it strictly for grain. This can be profitable in some situations with good management, cost control and high yields. Unfortunately, costs have increased at a very fast pace and have diminished profit margins.
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  • 2009
  • September

Common Mistakes in Growing Alfalfa

With high protein prices, many people are thinking about growing alfalfa, some for the first time ever. While alfalfa can be very profitable, there are some common mistakes that can take you from profitability to loss quickly.