Bill Buckner, President and CEO, makes closing remarks at the program introducing the Noble Research Institute, then solicits questions about the new organization from event attendees.
Dr. Jon Biermacher has analyzed the economics of various cull cow sale options to highlight strategies producers can use to maximize revenues.
Bryan Nichols, livestock consultant with the Noble Research Institute, presents the results of this research project.
Dr. James Rogers talks about the two grazing studies that the Noble Research Institute is conducting at its Pasture Demonstration Farm.
Noble's Manager of the Center for Pecans and Specialty Agriculture, Dr. Charles Rohla, brings us up to date on some of the pecan projects currently active at the Institute.
Dr. Stephen Webb, Landscape Ecologist for the Noble Research Institute, shows us some of the latest gear and software being employed by Noble researchers to track and learn more about animal behavior.
Townsend Bailey, director of supply chain sustainability for McDonald’s USA, talks about McDonald's definition of "sustainable," the company's collaborations with the beef industry and other interested groups to move to more sustainable production, and the chain's future goals for beef sustainability.
John Butler, CEO of the Beef Marketing Group, talks about collaborations underway between the cattle industry and other interested parties to define and agree on measurements for the sustainable production of beef.
Representatives from McDonald's USA, Tyson Foods, Noble Research Institute, Beef Marketing Group (BMG) and the Integrity Beef Alliance previewed a two-year pilot research project at the 2017 Texoma Cattlemen's Conference in Ardmore, Okla.
After the roller coaster ride of the 2015-2016 cattle markets, Oklahoma State University professor Derrell Peel, Ph.D., looks at the factors that will affect inventories and prices in 2017 and beyond.