This video takes a look at how they got to the continent, where and how they have expanded their territory, and some of the problems they are causing for landowners and the agricultural industry.
The first step to controlling feral hogs is to recognize the signs that you have them on your property.
Getting the correct amount of seed planted with a grain drill requires calibrating the drill before planting begins. Jim Johnson, Noble Research Institute soils and crops consultant, demonstrates step-by-step how to perform this calibration and the calculations required to determine accurate seed output.
Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a four-flap (or "banana") graft on a pecan tree seedling.
Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a Texas inlay bark graft on a pecan tree seedling.
Why do you need to take a soil sample? How do you take a good soil sample? How often do you need to sample?
In this educational video, Mike Porter discusses characteristics of some of the most common snakes found in Oklahoma, with a special emphasis on species living in the south-central part of the state. Porter shows photos and gives tips to recognize many species as well as visual clues to help differentiate venomous and non-venomous snakes.
A grazing stick can be used by cattle producers to help determine proper stocking rates. Chuck Coffey, sr. pasture and range consultant, shows how to use this simple tool to take forage measurements in winter pasture. Hugh Aljoe, consultation program manager, then demonstrates how to use two calculators available on the Noble Research Institute's website to translate field data into carrying capacity and reserve herd days figures. Use of the grazing stick and the online calculators can help ranchers make better stocking rate decisions.