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  • Agricultural Testing Services

Agricultural Testing Services: Leaf Sampling

Reasons for Leaf Testing The most reliable indicator of pecan or fruit tree fertility is the foliage. A chemical analysis can save money on fertilizer, but the sample must be taken correctly and at...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • April

Helpful tips reduce risk of pesticide drift

As long as pesticides have been used, off-target spray drift has been a potential problem. As we move into the busiest time of year for pesticide applications, it is a good time for a brief review of the primary types of pesticide drift and some tips on how to minimize them.

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  • Ag Publications
  • Horticulture

Pecan Production 101

Pecan is an important crop in the Southern Great Plains. Recent USDA crop statistics report 175,542 acres of pecans in Texas and 141,765 acres in Oklahoma, with the majority of the acreage consisting...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2002
  • March

Tax Considerations When Buying or Selling a Farm

The cost of buying or selling a farm can be overshadowed by decisions that postpone the payment of income taxes.
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  • Legacy
  • 2017
  • Fall

Drones on the Farm

Mike Komp, spatial technology services managers, explains why farmers and ranchers might be interested in using drones and drone-based sensors as well as how the Noble Research Institute is testing them out.