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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • July

Early Weaning Benefits First-Calf Cows, Calves

Weaning calves from first-calf cows early offers benefits to the animals and operation. Robert Wells, Ph.D., livestock consultant, shares the advantages and tips.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • September

Body Condition Score as a Tool for Cow Herd Management

Body Condition Score (BCS) is a useful tool for assessing the energy status of an animal. BCS should be assessed at calving, mid-lactation and mid-late gestation.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • September

Livestock are Part of the Biodiversity Discussion

Grazing cattle, goats and other species together has the potential to improve land management, animal health and economics.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • November

How to Evaluate Property for Raising Cattle

When buying land with the goal of producing cattle, consider stocking rate, forage quality and type, soil type and fertility, terrain and slope of the land, water sources in each pasture, number of pastures and traps, working pen availability and condition, fence condition and type, and other infrastructure.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • December

Beef Sustainability: A Journey, Not an Endpoint

The entire beef value chain is engaged in a beef sustainability pilot project, which is testing U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef indicators and metrics.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • December

Producer Perspective: Meredith Ellis Ulibarri

Meredith Ellis Ulibarri of G Bar C Ranch in Rosston, Texas, is among the Integrity Beef Alliance producers raising calves for a two-year national beef sustainability pilot project. She answers questions about the project.

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  • Legacy Magazine
  • 2017
  • Winter

Cattle Tags of the Future

All Noble cattle carry three forms of identification; a traditional visual tag and two types of electronic identification. Austin Miles, cattle and technology research associate, reviews why.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • February

Integrity Beef Alliance Takes Bold Steps to Further Program Development

In 2017, the Integrity Beef Alliance voted to include more bull breeds, modified requirements for breed composition for eligible calves, offered additional marketing avenues and a changed sale format, and continued developing the Integrity Beef Premier Replacement Female Program.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • April 2018

An Introduction to the Rumen Microbiome

The rumen microbiome is very complex, and the diversity of ruminal microorganisms can be affected by diet composition, genetics and environmental factors.