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  • 2009
  • June

Monitor and Manage Heat Stress

Heat stress can greatly impact cattle producers through decreased milk production and subsequent calf growth, decreased reproductive performance in cows and bulls, and decreased stocker and feeder performance. It has been estimated that heat-related events in the Midwest have cost the cattle industry over $75 million in the past 10 years.
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  • 2011
  • July

An Intensive, Forage-based Stocker Cattle Demonstration

Stocker cattle grazing is a major enterprise in the Noble Research Institute's service area. However, the term "stocker" may be an over-generalization.
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  • 2016
  • October

Consultant offers strategies for cattle marketing decisions

The downward spiraling cattle market has caused great grief. What's the best strategy going forward?
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  • 2013
  • November

Needle management contributes to beef quality

How many times do you reuse needles when doctoring calves? Properly managing needle use is a key component of ensuring that the beef we produce is safe and wholesome.
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  • 2012
  • December

Online calculators help make management decisions

Noble Research Institute consultants have developed a series of online decision support calculators to help farmers and ranchers. The latest allows producers to determine the feasibility of purchasing an overhead feed bin and truck-mounted feeder.
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  • 2011
  • October

The Potential for Grazing Winter Pasture With Cows

In most years, winter pasture would be planted by Sept. 1 and some fields would be turning green at the start of October. However, throughout southern Oklahoma and northern Texas in 2011, this may not be the case because of the drought.
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  • 2014
  • April

Economic calculations determine acceptable cow price

Since recent droughts have caused a lack of available forage in many areas, the incentive to retain heifers and purchase cows has been very low. Cattle inventory has declined to levels not seen since the 1930s and 1940s, and the value of heifer calves has risen to all-time record highs.
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  • 2019
  • September 2019

2019 Preconditioning and Stocker Outlook

This year’s preconditioning outlook looks to have tighter margins than what we’ve seen in the past couple years. However, by managing costs and keeping an eye on the markets, there is profit to be made for both backgrounding and running stocker cattle.

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Upcoming Workshop: Using Grazing to Manage Wildlife Habitat

Noble Research Institute will host a Using Grazing to Manage Wildlife Habitat workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Cross Timbers Wildlife Management Area, located at 7761 Stockton Road, Burneyville, Oklahoma.