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NRI Ecosystem Services Market (ESM) Program: Protocol Development Team Kick-off and Progress

The NRI ESM team has continued with collaborative engagement activities across the full range of the agricultural supply and value chains, including with farm and ranching communities, commodity groups, and potential corporate partners.  Work also continues on technical issues, including development of the technical and logistical requirements of a platform to collect and store data and track progress of the overall program.

Noble's Backyard Farming Workshop Highlights New Raised Bed, Container Garden Designs

To showcase different concepts possible for backyard farming, the Noble Research Institute will host a Backyard Farming: Intensive Small Space Food Systems workshop from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Noble Research Institute Small-Scale Agriculture Demonstration Area, located on the main campus.

Noble Set to Host Three-Part Specialty Crop Series

The Noble Research Institute will host a three-part specialty crop seminar series from 6:30 to 8 p.m., on Tuesdays, Sept. 4, 11 and 18, at the Noble Research Institute Kruse Auditorium to help landowners learn how to systematically approach specialty crop production.

National Award Honors Calaway's Contribution to Publishing

Noble Research Institute Director of Communications and Public Relations J. Adam Calaway received the 2018 Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) Award of Excellence in Publishing and Graphic Design at this year's conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Ecosystem Services Market Update: August 8, 2018

A quick high level update on a number of activities pertinent to the Ecosystem Services Market program. Thanks to those active ESM members for their continuous contributions to this ambitious effort.

Lloyd Noble Scholar Program Offers Range of In-the-Field Experiences

From academic experts to everyday actions, lessons bring soil health practices to life.

Seminar Provides Inside Look at Beef Cattle Operations for New, Prospective Producers

Noble Research Institute consultants will host a So You Want to Raise Cattle Workshop to provide new and prospective producers with a concrete foundation of the primary considerations involved in entering into beef cattle production.

Raising the Crops and Raising the Children

Hard-working women at the heart of Ugandan agriculture.

Fall Webworms Are Back! Here’s How to Control Them

Entomologists tell us that webworm outbreaks run in cycles. Some years outbreaks are severe, while in other years they are barely noticed. Weather, birds and the predatory insect population contribute to the circular nature of these outbreaks. Heavy, driving rains can flush the worms from the foliage early in the season, reducing the level of damage.

High-Tech Traps Are Worth the Investment

Feral hogs have plagued agricultural lands in Oklahoma for long enough that most landowners have adopted some sort of control strategy on their properties.

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