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  • 2011
  • December

Be Prepared for Winter Weather

Stocker cattle producers have many challenges to manage: animal health, increasing costs of inputs and fluctuating cattle prices. However, one of the most difficult challenges may be Mother Nature.
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  • 2016
  • December

Consultant shares best times to apply phosphorus, potassium

Sometimes, a rancher takes a soil sample, sends it to a laboratory and the recommendation calls for phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). The rancher knows nitrogen should be applied near the time of...
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  • 2015
  • November

5 operations groups support research, farm needs

The agricultural operations groups carry out the day-to-day activities needed to support the Noble Research Institute's research goals in the field.
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  • 2015
  • April

Cattle transitioning to wheat require acclimation period

An observation that has been made when turning cattle out on lush wheat pastures is that a transition occurs in which cattle may only maintain or even lose weight for a period of time.
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  • 2015
  • April

Proper management increases weed control success

A well-managed and properly stocked pasture should not need herbicides every year. A little time spent scouting may save you a lot of unnecessary time and money on spraying when your weed population is not high enough to justify it.
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  • 2015
  • January

Grazing affects plant root growth

I've always kind of known that grazing management affects roots, but it was made crystal clear to me this past summer when I was introduced to some work published by F.J. Crider in 1955.
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  • 2014
  • November

Herbicides control sandbur infestation

I've had more calls on sandbur control in 2014 than I can ever remember. While it is obviously too late to do anything about them this year, plans can be made for next year.
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  • 2014
  • July

Bermudagrass stem maggot invades Southern states

The bermudagrass stem maggot was first discovered in southern Georgia in 2010. This small fly is native to South Asia, and it is unknown how it invaded the United States.
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  • 2014
  • May

Monitoring pastures assists sustainable management

To properly manage pastures, variables must be monitored and some measured. In this article, we will discuss what prescribed grazing is and identify the variables critical to managing pastures.
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