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  • 2012
  • October

Assess Forage Reserves Now for Fall, Winter Grazing

There are several "classes" of reserve forages that are available for grazing livestock beginning in September and going forward through winter. It is critical to take inventory of forage reserves now to determine what is on hand and what is expected to be produced.
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  • 2012
  • August

Hay Choices for Cattle Producers and Equine Enthusiasts

Cattle producers and equine enthusiasts in the Southern Great Plains rely heavily on introduced warm-season grasses for their winter hay needs. Primarily, these grasses are either bermudagrass or old world bluestem varieties.
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  • 2012
  • September

Using Winter Pasture as a Hay Replacement

As commodity prices increase and the amount of hay available decreases, many are concerned about feeding their cattle until spring. Winter pasture, while expensive and traditionally thought of for use with stocker cattle, may fit in your cow management system.
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Pasture and Hay Field Weed Control for Oklahoma

Good weed control can be achieved in pastures and hay fields if attention to detail is followed. It is a matter of targeting the correct weed, at the proper growth stage, with a labeled herbicide,...
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Pasture and Hay Field Weed Control for Texas

Good weed control can be achieved in pastures and hay fields if attention to detail is followed. It is a matter of targeting the correct weed, at the proper growth stage, with a labeled herbicide,...
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Sandbur Control in Bermudagrass Pastures and Hay Fields

Sandbur generally behave as summer annual grasses, although they will sometimes act as weak perennials. While they are different species, they all share the common trait of being undesirable in...
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  • 2009
  • September

Common Mistakes in Growing Alfalfa

With high protein prices, many people are thinking about growing alfalfa, some for the first time ever. While alfalfa can be very profitable, there are some common mistakes that can take you from profitability to loss quickly.
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  • 2010
  • November

Planning Your Winter Feeding Program for Profitability

How would you like to save $15 per cow on your winter feeding bill? What if I told you it could easily be done by making one timely change in what you are feeding your cows grazing on native grass pasture?
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  • Legacy
  • 2014
  • Winter

Fields of Green

Researchers from across the Noble Research Institute join forces through the Forage 365 initiative with the goal of providing year-round livestock grazing and reducing ranchers' dependence on buying hay.

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  • 2014
  • Winter

The Hay Factor

Forage365 brings to bear all of the Noble Research Institute's expertise in genetic research, plant breeding, economics and agriculture with the express purpose of doing what is considered improbable reducing the need to feed hay.