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Permanent Raised Bed Gardening

The Noble Research Institute Horticulture Center was created to assist the market gardener and the serious home gardener in producing high quality vegetables, fruit and flowers on marginal soils. To...
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  • 2003
  • March

A Weed Wiper is Good for You, Bad For Weeds

Many people are unfamiliar with wiper or wick applicators. The concept is simple. Herbicide solution is supplied to an absorbent surface. The herbicide soaked surface only contacts weeds taller than the crop. Chemical is transferred to the surface of the weeds as the applicator "wipes" over them.
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  • 2013
  • December

Windbreaks reduce cattle energy demands

Cattle will naturally seek windbreaks in the winter. In cold weather, cattle require additional energy to maintain body temperature, and wind chill further increases energy demands.
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  • 2008
  • April

The Chainsaw - An Overlooked Habitat Management Tool

There are many tools managers can use to manipulate wildlife habitat. The potential a chainsaw offers as a management tool is often overlooked.
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  • 2003
  • August

Tips May Help Cut Down on Water Gap Labor

We have devised some pretty good ideas for cutting down on water gap labor. Granted, there are always going to be those areas that will wash out no matter what you do - but maybe some of these ideas will help you cut down on time spent repairing them.
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  • 2012
  • December

Online calculators help make management decisions

Noble Research Institute consultants have developed a series of online decision support calculators to help farmers and ranchers. The latest allows producers to determine the feasibility of purchasing an overhead feed bin and truck-mounted feeder.
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  • 2007
  • June

Modern High-Power Electric Fencing 101

There was a time when many people in the industry considered electric fence to be a waste of time and money. However, when a fence is designed and built properly using a low impedance charger, there are few circumstances in which it will not work.
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  • 2005
  • November

Take Time to Winterize Sprayers, Catch Up on News

I would like to look at some other winter activities besides feeding the cows or getting to some of those other chores put off from this summer. Wintertime is the perfect opportunity to catch up on what is new in agriculture, and one of the best tools for doing that is the Internet. Another important item to accomplish before winter arrives is winterizing your sprayer.
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  • 2007
  • March

Use Price Slides to Develop a Competitive Market Price

The use of a price slide reduces risk in forward contracting and creates the framework for a competitive market price.
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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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