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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2011
  • November

The Beef Industry in 2012 and Beyond

The future of the beef industry is filled with both opportunities and challenges due to the 2011 drought in the Southern Plains, high price of grains, volatility in the commodity markets and fewer dollars available for research and education.
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  • 2012
  • February

Estimating Deer Weight From Field-dressed Weight

Most deer hunters field dress their game prior to bringing it in from the field. This process usually involves removing the entrails, reproductive tract, heart, lungs, diaphragm and part of the esophagus. As a result, the only weight many hunters obtain for their deer is a field-dressed weight, leaving the whole weight of their quarry unknown.
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  • Legacy Magazine
  • 2014
  • Winter

Fields of Green

Researchers from across the Noble Research Institute join forces through the Forage 365 initiative with the goal of providing year-round livestock grazing and reducing ranchers' dependence on buying hay.

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  • 2014
  • November

Noble releases four new small grains forages

The Noble Research Institute's small grains breeding program is the longest running breeding program in the Foundation's history. This ongoing work has produced four new small grains cultivars over the past few years.
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  • 2008
  • August

Determining Pecan Tree Values

How much is a pecan tree worth? This question comes up often in Oklahoma and Texas, and can arise for several reasons. To help fill this information gap, several agricultural consultants at the Noble Research Institute created a pecan valuation fact sheet entitled "Assessing the Value of Pecan Trees."
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  • 2014
  • May

Coyote control strategy requires goal assessment

Coyotes have long been considered a nuisance for livestock producers and white-tailed deer managers. Are coyotes friend or foe?
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  • 2016
  • April

Few spiders pose serious health risks to people

Of the approximately 3,500 species of spiders identified in the U.S. and Canada, no more than 21 species pose serious health risks to people.
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  • Legacy Magazine
  • 2014
  • Winter

Blastoff

Noble Academy, the Noble Research Institute's educational outreach program, partners with the Dallas Arboretum to teach the teachers.
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  • 2012
  • February

Shaping Up Pecans with Irrigation

Installation of an irrigation system is one of the most important steps in establishing a new pecan orchard. Water is critical to produce healthy trees capable of optimal fruit production.