Cover Crop News

2018 Archive

About the Sunflowers Growing at Noble

The sunflowers along Sam Noble Parkway are being grown as a cover crop and as a border around cover crop research plots.

No More Bare Ground

Wind and water carries tons of topsoil, the foundation of life, away from farmland each year. The soil, and its ability to produce food, slowly weakens. Farmers and ranchers are increasingly adopting an old-time armor for soil: cover crops. But they have many questions that still need answered.

Jimmy Kinder Recognized for Willingness to Share Ag Experiences

This year, the Noble Research Institute is pleased to recognize Mr. Jimmy Kinder of Walters, Oklahoma, as the 2018 recipient of the Leonard Wyatt Memorial Outstanding Cooperator Award. Jimmy Kinder and his wife, Margaret, have been cooperators with the Noble Research Institute since 2007.

Stockpiled Summer Annual Forages as a Replacement for Fall Wheat Pasture

Ranchers have opportunities to increase production of different annual forages on a portion of the acres they normally plant to wheat.

Cover Crop Series: Sunn Hemp

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Sunn Hemp.

Cover Crop Series: Selby Flax

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Selby Flax.

Cover Crop Series: Mung Bean

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Mung Bean.

Cover Crop Series: Mancan Buckwheat

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Mancan Buckwheat.

Cover Crop Series: Black Cowpeas

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Black Cowpeas.

Cover Crop Series: Kinman Guar

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Kinman Guar.

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