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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • November 2019

Knowing Your Ranch Can Promote Accuracy in Estimating Grazeable Acres

While mapping software and aerial images help analyze grazeable acres, a Noble Research Institute grazing study shows there’s no substitute for knowing your ranch at ground level.

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  • Annual Report
  • 2018 Annual Report

Getting Back To Cattle

Joe and Jeannie Dobson return to their roots to enjoy the family land after years of city life.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2013
  • May

Rainfall and forage data guide stocking decisions

The adage "you cannot manage what you do not measure" has many applications, including stocking rate or, more accurately, carrying capacity. However, in the management of beef cattle operations, carrying capacity has traditionally received little attention.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • January

How to Use Exclusion Cages to Better Manage Cattle Stocking Rates

Developing a proper stocking rate is among the most important practices a manager can accomplish. No fertilization plan, brush management plan, rotational grazing plan or herd genetic selection can...
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  • Legacy
  • 2019
  • Winter 2019

Why are Cattle Essential to the Land?

Beef is not just for dinner. It’s for the benefit of the earth.

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  • 2020
  • February 2020

Consistency Is Key in Trace Mineral Supplementation for Grazing Cattle

Trace mineral supplementation of cattle is important, but can be confusing. Turns out psychology and a full mineral tub help grazing cattle get their nutrition.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • March 2019

So You Want To Grow Cover Crops: 3 Questions to Ask Before You Start

Cover crops can provide soil health benefits, but it is important to have a plan. Before growing cover crops, producers should consider goals, herbicide and pesticide use, and available resources.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2013
  • August

Stockpiled forages reduce hay feeding

In most operations, hay feeding represents a large portion of a cow's annual maintenance cost. The cost of feeding hay includes much more than just the production cost or purchase price of the hay.
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  • 2020
  • May 2020

Growing-Season Burns Improve Winter Forage Quality

Growing-season prescribed burns offer land managers the opportunity to extend their burning season to manage brush encroachment and improve forage quality.