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The livestock industry has been and is still moving toward the National Animal Identification System, or NAIS - here is an update on the current status.
If you are a beef producer or have ties to the beef industry, I bet you can remember where you were when bovine spongiform encephalopathy officially was discovered in the United States. The exact date was Dec. 23, 2003.
Have you ever wondered how wildlife biologists know some of the information they do? These questions and many more have been addressed using radiotelemetry, a powerful tool wildlife biologists began using in the 1970s.
Participation in a USDA-approved QSA or PVP is strictly voluntary, but it does provide the opportunity to add value to your calves - producers should review the available programs? procedures/guidelines and determine which program is best for them.
The new research economist's job is to help Ag Division scientists and specialists design experiments that will provide the necessary data useful in determining the economic feasibility of alternative systems and technologies developed by the Noble Research Institute.
In 1945, Lloyd Noble established Noble Research Institute to provide support and education for farmers and ranchers in an effort to better their lives and secure the land for future generations.
Producing plant cultivars is like releasing a new technology. Technology changes with the times and allows us to purchase the latest computer or smartphone. New varieties of plants (called "cultivars") are much the same - always changing.
Lloyd Noble's vision of benefitting mankind through advancing agriculture continues 70 years later.
The Noble Research Institute is placed to become a national leader in the development of novel feedstocks, particularly for bioethanol production. In this article, I briefly explain how activities in Noble's Plant Biology Division will contribute to these efforts.
Starting in 2003, the Noble Research Institute's three operating divisions began emphasizing projects that leverage the strengths of each division to address specific agricultural issues.