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  • 2007
  • December

Are Cattle Compatible with Wildlife?

Many landowners in Oklahoma and Texas are becoming increasingly interested in incorporating wildlife management into their cattle operations. Many variables can influence compatibility between wildlife and cattle, including, but not limited to, cattle stocking rate, species of wildlife, forage type, climate, etc.
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  • 1996
  • October

Winter Pasture Utilization As A Protein Supplement

Winter pasture can be used as a protein supplement for wintering beef cows when proper grazing management is used. A cow will consume up to ten times her protein requirement when allowed to graze full time.
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  • 2010
  • August

First Steps to Pasture Improvement

Introduced pastures, such as bermudagrass, can be rapidly improved through proper fertility, weed control and grazing management. However, native grass pastures are a different beast altogether.
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  • 1997
  • August

Winter Pasture-Stocker Enterprises Made Impressive Impact on Profitability

During the 1996-97 season, returns to margin operators as measured by 'value of gain' have been the largest since 1990 and near the best of all time.
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  • 2006
  • September

Manage In 'Segments' to Make It to Spring

Forage producers with grazing livestock have just come through two of the worst growing seasons most folks can remember. Let's break that down into manageable segments: September to frost, frost to March and March to May. There are management strategies for each segment that can help stretch forage and keep managers in control instead of just reacting to a limited forage situation.
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  • 2009
  • June

Grazing Lands and Soil Carbon Storage

The agricultural community can address climate change by reducing its emissions and adopting management practices that enhance storage of carbon in soil. The objective of this article is to describe the effects of grazing land management on soil carbon storage.
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  • 1998
  • August

Stocker Cattle: A Rapid Receiving and Controlled Stress Program

I have been of the opinion for a long time that "usual" stocker cattle purchasing, receiving, medicating, etc., has contributed to increased stocker cattle and people stress and thus more stocker cattle sickness, death loss and poor performance during early pasturing.

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  • 2008
  • July

Weed Control in Wheat for Grain

With current commodity prices, there is much more interest in growing wheat for grain. This means that the cool-season annual grasses that were used as forage when fields were grazed and/or hayed are now weeds that need to be controlled.
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  • 1998
  • January

How is a Forage Variety Developed?

A plant breeder's job is to develop varieties that are truly "new and improved." I hope this article will give you an idea of how this is done.
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  • 2007
  • April

Creep Grazing Techniques Can Benefit Cattle Operations

Creep grazing calves is a management practice allowing calves to graze designated areas - separately from the cows - where the forage quality is higher than the grazing pasture.
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