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  • 2016
  • February

Agricultural Division enhances education services

The Noble Research Institute created the education services manager position in the Agricultural Division to enhance learning opportunities for producers.
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  • 2015
  • August

American Pecan Board establishes marketing order

The Federal Marketing Order was created to benefit the domestic and global pecan market.
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  • 2015
  • May

Planning, management promotes year-round grazing

Be flexible, proactive and have a mindset of year-long forage flow in addition to seasonal grazing.
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  • 2015
  • March

Niche marketing expands cow-calf producer opportunities

Cattle prices were once again favorable for most cow-calf enterprises throughout 2014. Yet, it was about this time last year that analysts were warning that our bubble was about to burst and prices would soon "level off" and possibly start to decline.
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  • 2014
  • November

Lime cost affects the economics of nitrogen use

Farmers have used significant quantities of nitrogen on their cool-season forages. This practice has been shown to acidify the soils over time. We conducted an economic study to determine the effect of considering the cost of lime on the current recommendations about the optimal level of nitrogen.

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  • 2014
  • April

Water resources serve agriculture, energy, society

Ben Franklin wrote, "When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." Unfortunately, the "well" is running dry in many parts of the world. Rivers are running dry prior to reaching the seas because we are over-allocating and overusing them.
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  • 2013
  • August

Monitoring summer forage assists winter management

It is a good time for producers to inventory forages - including what is going to be harvested and stored as hay (or silage) as well as the production remaining in the pastures that will be grazed.
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  • 2011
  • May

2011 Cattle Prices: Are They Real?

Many producers have questions about the cattle prices we are seeing in early 2011. Specifically, they want to know if these prices can be maintained and where prices are headed.
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  • 2011
  • March

The Economics of Hoop House Fruits and Vegetables

A hoop house is "a freestanding or gutter-connected covered structure, without heating or electrical power, using passive ventilation for air exchange and cooling, and an irrigation system for crop...