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  • Legacy Magazine
  • 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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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • February

Hoop house horticulture creates many benefits

As we anticipate the start of another growing season, it is a good time to revisit the many benefits associated with hoop house crop production, including some that are under-appreciated.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • November

Noble releases four new small grains forages

The Noble Research Institute's small grains breeding program is the longest running breeding program in the Foundation's history. This ongoing work has produced four new small grains cultivars over the past few years.
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  • Legacy Magazine
  • 2014
  • Winter

Generation to Generation

The Varner family has passed two constants from father to son to grandson: a love of the land and a redefining relationship with the Noble Research Institute.
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  • 2008
  • August

Determining Pecan Tree Values

How much is a pecan tree worth? This question comes up often in Oklahoma and Texas, and can arise for several reasons. To help fill this information gap, several agricultural consultants at the Noble Research Institute created a pecan valuation fact sheet entitled "Assessing the Value of Pecan Trees."
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • February

Control Thistles During Winter

When thistles bolt and begin to flower each spring, folks who want to control them call the Noble Research Institute. By the time they call, however, it is usually too late in the season. Once thistles become reproductive, they are much harder to control and may have already produced viable seed.
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  • 2013
  • January

Do high nitrogen prices justify feeding soybean hulls?

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the price of nitrogen fertilizer increased more than 120 percent between 2000 and 2007. More alarming are the unexpected periods when the price of nitrogen spikes well above the trend price.
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  • 2014
  • May

Coyote control strategy requires goal assessment

Coyotes have long been considered a nuisance for livestock producers and white-tailed deer managers. Are coyotes friend or foe?
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  • 2011
  • November

Dewormer Efficacy in Oklahoma Stocker Calves

Internal parasites cost U.S. cattle operations an estimated $200 million annually. While several chemicals and formulations are approved to control worms in cattle, there have been recent reports of declining efficacy of some dewormers.
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  • 2016
  • April

Few spiders pose serious health risks to people

Of the approximately 3,500 species of spiders identified in the U.S. and Canada, no more than 21 species pose serious health risks to people.