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The Noble Research Institute has partnered with NRCS to test the development of tools that will help provide data-based information to farmers and ranchers. The first aims to more quickly and accurately calculate initial stock rates.
Channel catfish is one of the three most commonly stocked fish species in Southern Great Plains (largemouth bass and bluegill are the others). Properly managed channel catfish provides an enjoyable sport fishery with relatively predictable results.
Stockpiling defers a forage from grazing to allow it to accumulate forage mass for grazing during fall and winter.
Foundational management metrics include stocking rate, carrying capacity, animal demand and animal unit, allowable forage and harvest efficiency, grazeable acres, stock density, grazeable days per pasture, and stock days per acre.
Hay can be expensive, but here is a strategy for cattle producers with bermudagrass pastures to extend the grazing season.