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  • 2014
  • January

Eight steps aid successful native grass establishment

Native grass plantings are of increased interest to producers. The pros relative to introduced perennial pasture grasses are noteworthy.
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  • 2013
  • August

Monitoring summer forage assists winter management

It is a good time for producers to inventory forages - including what is going to be harvested and stored as hay (or silage) as well as the production remaining in the pastures that will be grazed.
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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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Using a Grazing Stick to Determine Stocking Rates on Winter Pasture

A grazing stick can be used by cattle producers to help determine proper stocking rates. Chuck Coffey, sr. pasture and range consultant, shows how to use this simple tool to take forage measurements in winter pasture. Hugh Aljoe, consultation program manager, then demonstrates how to use two calculators available on the Noble Research Institute's website to translate field data into carrying capacity and reserve herd days figures. Use of the grazing stick and the online calculators can help ranchers make better stocking rate decisions.
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How to Sample Forage for Haying or Grazing

Forage sampling in a standing pasture allows us to get a feed value estimate of forages that will be fed to livestock. Pasture and Range Consultant Hugh Aljoe demonstrates two forage sampling methods...
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Cook receives honor for advancing rangeland management

Rob Cook, pasture and range consultant, has been selected as the 2017 Texas Section Society of Range Management (SRM) Association Outstanding Young Range Professional award recipient.

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  • 2018
  • January

Building New Learning Experiences for You

Hugh Aljoe, director of producer relations, welcomes Noble News and Views readers to 2018 and offers a new opportunity to stay connected with the Noble Research Institute. Sign up for the latest information and learning opportunities.

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  • 2012
  • January

Plan Stocking Rate Based on Rainfall

Even with the rains during the fall of 2011, much of Oklahoma and Texas is still under drought advisories. Long-term forecasts are not promising for abundant rainfall during the spring or summer of 2012.
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  • 2011
  • January

Changing Consultation to Meet the Needs of Producers

The Noble Research Institute Agricultural Division's consultation program underwent numerous changes between the middle of 2009 and the end of 2010 to improve efficiencies and effectiveness.
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  • 2005
  • July

Remember These Drought Management Strategies During the Rest of the Summer

Unless we have an atypically wet summer, many producers will be forced to implement some drought management strategies, if they have not already. Here are a couple of topics to keep in mind looking forward to the remaining summer.