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  • 2000
  • September

Using Goats for Vegetation Management

Many cattle producers spend a large amount of money each year to control undesired plants. Enter goats.
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  • A Noble Journey

Managing to manage

During the weekend leading up to my week of management, I prayed hard that the week might be easy. Apparently that's not what was in the plan, and honestly I am OK with it.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • September

Survey examines Oklahoma, Texas meat goat industry

We surveyed meat goat producers to better understand the industry and discover potential benefits and challenges.
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  • 2013
  • May

New animal identification rules aid disease traceability

The USDA has initiated the Animal Disease Traceability Program to track interstate livestock movement. The new rule replaces the previous unpopular version of the National Animal Identification System and pertains to all livestock, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats.
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Quality of Native Plant Forage Species Important to White-tailed Deer and Goats in South Central Oklahoma

Deer or goat production can be viable enterprises for many landowners. In many areas, native forb and woody plant communities are capable of meeting the nutritional requirements of deer and goat....
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  • 2007
  • October

Goats and Weed Control

With costs on the rise, many landowners are seeking less expensive alternatives to mechanical or chemical weed control in pastures. One natural method to achieve this goal is to stock goats to consume unwanted brush and weeds.
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  • 2011
  • April

Production Alternatives for Small Acreages

A majority of recently added Noble Research Institute cooperators are new to agriculture and/or have relatively small landholdings. Most of these cooperators are either retired or have a full-time job off the farm.
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  • A Noble Journey

The Case of the Kids

Here at the goat farm, there are about 120 goats. The majority of those are milking and producing goats, as it should be.
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  • One Noble Summer

Fictional goats and garden, real hard work

"So you made a theoretical plan for raising theoretical goats for a theoretical cooperator?" asked Luke Braswell, Noble Research Institute photographer, one evening as we were doing a Rural Life Team photo shoot. Though the plan and goats may not have been real, the time, effort and lessons I learned this summer from the Rural Life Plan project were definitely real.

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