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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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Agricultural Testing Services: Soil Sampling

Plants require nutrients and an acceptable soil pH to grow well. Soil testing is the best way to find out how much lime and fertilizer to apply based on the crop and existing field...
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Agricultural Testing Services: Water Testing

Water Testing for Human Consumption For information on testing water for human consumption in Oklahoma, contact the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. Individuals living in Texas can...
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  • 2013
  • October

New testing methods measure soil organics

Traditional soil test methods have typically involved treating a soil sample with various acids and other reagents to extract a portion of the inorganic nutrients in the soil. This can hopefully be done with as few processes as possible to be fast and cheap, and fit the industrial model.
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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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Seminar Focuses on Effective Soil Nutrient Management

The Noble Research Institute will host a Managing Soil Nutrients for Pastures and Hayfields seminar from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Noble Research Institute Kruse Auditorium.

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  • 2018
  • October 2018

Offsetting Winter Supplementation With Pasture

Noble Research Institute researchers have been looking at two methods in cow-calf production to extend the grazing season on bermudagrass-based pastures and reduce winter feeding of stored feeds.