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Rangeland society selects two consultants for boards

ARDMORE, Okla. — Two Noble Research Institute pasture and range consultants have been selected to serve on Society for Range Management (SRM) boards of directors. Jeff Goodwin was chosen as a...
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Cook receives honor for advancing rangeland management

Rob Cook, pasture and range consultant, has been selected as the 2017 Texas Section Society of Range Management (SRM) Association Outstanding Young Range Professional award recipient.

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  • 2016
  • February

Technologic advances provide tools, not 'magic beans'

Innovation might change the way producers view grazing management principles and practices, but the foundations should never be bypassed.
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  • 2016
  • July

Tools in development leverage data for decision-making

New tools will provide producers with consistent data and information to make effective decisions quicker.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • January

How to Use Exclusion Cages to Better Manage Cattle Stocking Rates

Developing a proper stocking rate is among the most important practices a manager can accomplish. No fertilization plan, brush management plan, rotational grazing plan or herd genetic selection can...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • October

What to Consider Before Adopting Multispecies Grazing

The top four challenges when implementing multispecies grazing are fencing, predators, working facilities and veterinary care. Rob Cook, pasture and range consultant, offers some solutions.

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  • 2017
  • September

Livestock are Part of the Biodiversity Discussion

Grazing cattle, goats and other species together has the potential to improve land management, animal health and economics.

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  • 2017
  • November

How to Evaluate Property for Raising Cattle

When buying land with the goal of producing cattle, consider stocking rate, forage quality and type, soil type and fertility, terrain and slope of the land, water sources in each pasture, number of pastures and traps, working pen availability and condition, fence condition and type, and other infrastructure.

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

3 Things to Know When Using Both Fire and Grazing on the Ranch

Many land managers incorporate prescribed fires into a management plan alongside grazing livestock. Other land managers feel it is not feasible to graze and burn on the same operation. But when prescribed fire is used strategically, its benefits outweigh any negatives.