Legacy Articles

2017 Archive

Where I Came In

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.

Ask the Expert: Rick Nelson, Ph.D.

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.

Beyond the Farm Bill

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.

From the ARO Architects

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.