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  • 2001
  • September

Soil and Water Relationships

By understanding a little about soil's physical properties and its relationship to moisture, you can make better soil-management decisions.
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  • 2009
  • September

Single Versus Split-application Nitrogen Fertilization

Nitrogen is the most important plant nutrient, and, when deficient, it significantly reduces productivity. Primarily, nitrogen improves plant efficiency, resulting in increased forage nutritive value and reduced fiber content.
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  • 2015
  • September

Factors affect sustainable forage production systems

At the Noble Research Institute, we understand the importance of long-term economic sustainability of the family farm or ranch business.
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  • 2007
  • January

Back to Basics: The Roles of N, P, K and Their Sources

I want to use this article to address commonly asked questions regarding the role of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium in plants and outline the characteristics of their primary fertilizer sources.
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  • 2017
  • April

Economics of Fertilizing Bermudagrass for Cow-Calf Production

Fertilizer prices have fallen in recent months. Unfortunately, so have cattle prices. Does it pay to fertilize bermudagrass pastures to increase carrying capacity in times like these? To answer this...
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  • 2017
  • April

Consider Stockpiling to Fill Summer Forage Slump

In our region of the Southern Great Plains, we basically grow forage during the spring and fall, corresponding to our seasonal rainfall pattern. We are typically short on forage during the winter and...
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  • 2018
  • March 2018

Peptides Show Promise to Advance Agriculture

Researchers at the Noble Research Institute are taking a novel approach by investigating small peptides as a way to potentially help improve plant stress tolerance.

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  • 2018
  • March 2018

3 Ways Nitrogen Researchers Are Advancing Agriculture

Nitrogen fertilizers are necessary but also costly. Researchers are looking into ways to improve plants' natural abilities to efficiently use nitrogen.

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  • 2018
  • June 2018

Why Roots Matter to Soil, Plants and You

The Noble Research Institute is screening natural diversity for root traits in crop and pasture species. With new knowledge, breeding programs can release cultivars with improved root systems.

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  • 2019
  • April 2019

Should You Fertilize Native Grass Pastures and Hayfields?

Since there is economic risk in applying fertilizer, we generally do not recommend applying fertilizer unless there is a significant advantage to doing so. Therefore, the general recommendation of not fertilizing native grass is correct in most instances.