Advances in microscope technology allow scientists to gain increasingly greater glimpses into how plants function, generating knowledge that can be turned into tools for farmers and ranchers.
For more than a decade, college students from across the country have joined the Noble Research Institute as Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture and Plant Science. Here is what some of them are doing now.
Many at the Noble Research Institute raise cattle and are otherwise engaged in production agriculture outside of their full-time jobs. Others grew up on farms and ranches. These are their stories.
Noble scientists are using the gene editing technique CRISPR to improve legume cover crops.