Tim Woodruff joined the Noble Research Institute (called the Noble Foundation at the time) as a web designer just three days before the historic announcement of the organizational name change and legal restructuring.
Rick Nelson, Ph.D., a scientist at the Noble Research Institute, answers the question, "Why do we need agricultural research," before he retires after more than 30 years of service to plant science.
Next year the Agricultural Act of 2014 (more commonly known as the farm bill) will expire, meaning negotiations for the new bill are in full swing.
Steve Rhines and Jeff Moen, of the Noble Research Institute, are the architects behind the creation of a new type of 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity called an agricultural research organization, or ARO. They needed an act of Congress to create this new avenue for funding agricultural research.