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  • 2017
  • May

Program Recognizes Young Producers of High Quality Beef

The Noble Research Institute Junior Beef Excellence Program recognizes 4-H and FFA members for their ability to raise steers that yield high quality beef. Participants exhibit their steers at local...
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Noble Research Institute supports new law aimed at building agricultural research capacity in the United States

Agricultural research has been woefully underfunded for decades. While racing to meet the food, fiber and feed challenges of the next generation, the public agricultural research sector has needed funding alternatives to complement limited public resources.
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  • 2013
  • January

Do high nitrogen prices justify feeding soybean hulls?

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the price of nitrogen fertilizer increased more than 120 percent between 2000 and 2007. More alarming are the unexpected periods when the price of nitrogen spikes well above the trend price.
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  • 2016
  • July

Producers react to changes in crop insurance choices

A look at what changed when the 2014 Farm Bill came out.

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  • 2016
  • March

Cattle Market Mobile app provides reports, tools

Mobile App Review: Cattle Market Mobile allows producers to check cattle prices for almost 300 locations nationwide.
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  • 2015
  • August

American Pecan Board establishes marketing order

The Federal Marketing Order was created to benefit the domestic and global pecan market.
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  • 2015
  • April

New crop insurance option protects producers

The USDA established the Rainfall Index Annual Forage Plan in May 2013. The program offers castrophic risk and/or buy-up coverage to producers who annually plant crops used for livestock feed.
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  • 2013
  • May

New animal identification rules aid disease traceability

The USDA has initiated the Animal Disease Traceability Program to track interstate livestock movement. The new rule replaces the previous unpopular version of the National Animal Identification System and pertains to all livestock, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats.
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