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  • 2015
  • April

Cattle transitioning to wheat require acclimation period

An observation that has been made when turning cattle out on lush wheat pastures is that a transition occurs in which cattle may only maintain or even lose weight for a period of time.
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  • 2015
  • December

Winter pastures benefit from in-season tips

Fertilizer and lime, pest, and grazing management recommendations to promote productive winter pastures.
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  • 2013
  • September

Proper liming, fertilizing increases winter pasture profit

Lime and fertilizer make up a substantial portion of the costs of producing winter pasture. Lime may or may not be needed - only a soil test can tell you for sure. If lime is recommended, its application can pay good dividends.
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  • 2015
  • February

Economics, residual nitrogen drive topdressing decisions

Adequate nitrogen is necessary for optimizing winter pasture production. One consideration for providing adequate nitrogen is to maximize nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). One way to improve NUE is to apply nitrogen during the late winter as a topdress application.
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  • 2015
  • November

N-rich strips hold value for wheat producers

N-rich strips can help wheat producers determine whether or not their fields need additional nitrogen fertilizer, which helps them conserve resources.
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  • 2008
  • April

Cool-Season Grass Research Takes Root

In the mid-1990s, a program was started at the Noble Research Institute to develop a cool-season perennial grass. Now, more than a decade later, the Noble Research Institute is close to achieving this long-sought goal. Perhaps ironically, the candidate grass was found on one of the Noble Research Institute's own farms.
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  • 2014
  • February

First hollow stem in wheat triggers grazing decision

If you use a dual-purpose wheat system of grazing and grain production, detection of the development of wheat's first hollow stem is critical to gauge when to remove cattle from grazing.
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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
  • September

Profit Potential in Wheat for Grain

Since it looks like wheat may be $8 per bushel at harvest in 2009, many producers are considering planting it strictly for grain. This can be profitable in some situations with good management, cost control and high yields. Unfortunately, costs have increased at a very fast pace and have diminished profit margins.
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  • 2015
  • December

Stocker supplementation decisions affect profits

Three main types of nutritional supplementation are often discussed in regard to stocker cattle grazing wheat pasture.
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