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  • 2019
  • June 2019

Water Quality Matters for Cattle on Pasture

When it comes to livestock, not all water is equal. Water quality makes a difference in performance, and that difference can really add up.

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  • 2013
  • May

Rainfall and forage data guide stocking decisions

The adage "you cannot manage what you do not measure" has many applications, including stocking rate or, more accurately, carrying capacity. However, in the management of beef cattle operations, carrying capacity has traditionally received little attention.
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  • 2001
  • September

Soil and Water Relationships

By understanding a little about soil's physical properties and its relationship to moisture, you can make better soil-management decisions.
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  • Research Updates

Fungus Could Boost Winter Wheat Productivity, Improve Soil and Conserve Water

Serendipita bescii can improve root development and increase overall forage biomass and grain yield in winter wheat, especially in nutritionally poor soil and limited water conditions.

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  • 2013
  • October

Five basic principles increase soil health

Are you a cattle manager, a grass manager or a soil manager? Many cattlemen view livestock as their base crop through the sale of beef. Others view grass as their base crop. While management of...
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New book helps producers manage aquatic vegetation

Water is a significant resource for any land manager, and its presence increases plant diversity that requires management.
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  • 2003
  • May

Think About Use Before Constructing Ponds

Many landowners are building and stocking new ponds, as well as re-stocking old ponds that dried up, with fish to increase water reserves and provide fisheries for family enjoyment or income. It's good to take time to consider all of the values that ponds have to offer before actually beginning the dirt work.
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  • 2006
  • October

It's Time to Consider Winter Feeding Strategies

The National Drought Monitor Web site indicates the area is in either extreme or exceptional drought. As if not having adequate good-quality water for cow herds isn't bad enough, there is little to no available standing forage going into winter at a time of record-high hay prices.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2020
  • May 2020

Think Before Putting Fish, Plants, Water and More in a Pond

Inappropriate organisms, or the microscopic hitchhikers on them, intentionally released in associated water or on equipment can create havoc in a pond, such as harming desired fish populations, introducing diseases or establishing invasive species.

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  • 2019
  • December 2019

3 Ways to Attract More Ducks to Your Pond

To attract more ducks to your pond, manage for clearer water, less disturbance and more duck food.