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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • April

Niche market opportunities emerge for rye

There are three emerging niche uses for rye of which farmers in the region should be aware.
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  • Soils and Crops

Evaluation of Sesame Cultivars for Grain Production in Southern Oklahoma

Crop producers are looking for alternative crops like sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) that can be used in a wheat rotation. Sesame is drought tolerant, and sets seeds and yields relatively well under...
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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 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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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2011
  • May

Sesame as an Alternative Crop

Sesame is one of the most ancient oilseed crops and is used for cooking and other culinary preparations in various parts of the world. Sesame seed contains 50 percent oil and 25 percent protein.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2011
  • April

Profitability of Irrigated Improved Pecan Orchards

The number of acres of irrigated improved pecan orchards has been increasing throughout the Southern Great Plains. These orchards offer diversification from other typical agricultural activities in the region, and producers have shown a growing interest in pecan information.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • September

Drought Challenges Bring Opportunities

Update February 2018 During drought conditions, there are many challenges for cattle producers. Grain and feed prices may skyrocket, hay could be in short supply, pasture conditions could very well...