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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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  • 2012
  • July

Using Surface Water for Drip Irrigation

Many growers have no choice but to rely on pond or stream water for irrigation because groundwater is too deep to justify the cost of drilling or the quality is too poor to be used for irrigation.
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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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  • 2017
  • December

Best Pecans Cultivars for Oklahoma, Texas

Charles Rohla, Ph.D., shares information to help pecan growers choose the best cultivars to grow in Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • 2017
  • November

Questions to Ask When Choosing Crop Land

Consider terrain, soil type and fertility, water, weed and brush encroachment, and forage resources before buying land with the goal of crop or hay production.

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  • 2017
  • November

How to Evaluate Property for Raising Cattle

When buying land with the goal of producing cattle, consider stocking rate, forage quality and type, soil type and fertility, terrain and slope of the land, water sources in each pasture, number of pastures and traps, working pen availability and condition, fence condition and type, and other infrastructure.

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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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  • 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.