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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2010
  • September

Establishing Winter Pasture: Start Out Right

Productive winter pasture can be a valuable asset, but can also be expensive to establish and grow.
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  • 2005
  • June

Ryegrass: It's Not a Weed Anymore

In light of the recent increased enforcement of the Plant Variety Protection Act, farmers and ranchers need options for affordably producing winter pasture for stocker cattle. One option is ryegrass.
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  • 2010
  • May

Annual Ryegrass – A Double-edged Sword

Annual ryegrass is a cool-season grass that originated in southern Europe. It is sometimes called Italian ryegrass.
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  • 2016
  • September

Plots evaluate cover crops in warm-season perennial pastures

In fall 2014, we began demonstration plots of various cover crops overseeded into warm-season perennial grass pastures.
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  • 2015
  • February

Economics, residual nitrogen drive topdressing decisions

Adequate nitrogen is necessary for optimizing winter pasture production. One consideration for providing adequate nitrogen is to maximize nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). One way to improve NUE is to apply nitrogen during the late winter as a topdress application.
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  • 2014
  • August

Wheat alternatives expand winter pasture choices

The vast majority of the winter pasture in the Southern Great Plains is wheat. There are many reasons for this, including culture, the opportunity to harvest and sell grain, and government and insurance programs.
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  • 2014
  • May

Hay analysis provides value

As you are looking for next winter's hay, you should take a sample of each lot before committing to purchase. A hay analysis prior to purchase offers one of the greatest returns on investment in the ranching business.
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  • 2014
  • January

Eight steps aid successful native grass establishment

Native grass plantings are of increased interest to producers. The pros relative to introduced perennial pasture grasses are noteworthy.
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  • 2013
  • August

Planning for winter feeding becomes complicated in 2013

Many producers haven't restocked to pre-drought cow numbers, and the welcomed rains have resulted in excess forage. When frost arrives this fall, there will be abundant standing forage in many areas, but the quality will be more extreme than we typically encounter.
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  • 2013
  • September

Proper liming, fertilizing increases winter pasture profit

Lime and fertilizer make up a substantial portion of the costs of producing winter pasture. Lime may or may not be needed - only a soil test can tell you for sure. If lime is recommended, its application can pay good dividends.
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