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Scholars Join Noble Research Institute for Summer of Learning

The Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture and Plant Science programs provide elite college students from across the United States with an opportunity to work side-by-side with Noble Research Institute staff in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Dreams Are Not Accomplished in Your Comfort Zone

A graduate student followed her dream halfway around the world – as a MIAP-Noble Fellow in Uganda.

Michael Castellano and Sotirios Archontoulis on Soil Health and Cropping Systems

Presentation by Sotirios Archontoulis, Ph.D. and Michael Castellano, Ph.D., associate professors with Iowa State University. Recorded at the Noble Research Institute, Ardmore, Okla., on May 10, 2018.

Using Bermudagrass Pastures to Meet Cow Nutrient Requirements

Winter supplementation for a cow can account for anywhere between 40 and 60 percent of the annual cost of maintaining the cow. Therefore, producers should plan their winter supplementation strategies during the growing season to allow for more options and to reduce winter feed costs when utilizing bermudagrass pastures.

How to Manage the Pecan Nut Casebearer

The pecan nut casebearer, Acrobasis nuxvorella (Neunzig), is the most damaging nut-feeding insect that occurs in pecans.

Pecan Management Calendar: May to July

Pecan growers should develop a plan for preparing for and addressing tasks throughout the year. Will Chaney, a senior research associate in pecan management systems, outlines activities for May, June and July.

How to Properly Stock and Manage Channel Catfish

Channel catfish is one of the three most commonly stocked fish species in Southern Great Plains (largemouth bass and bluegill are the others). Properly managed channel catfish provides an enjoyable sport fishery with relatively predictable results.

Aquatic Plant Spotlight: Hydrilla

Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) is a nonnative, invasive aquatic plant that is rooted and can grow to almost 30 feet, filling up the water column. The best way to control it is to prevent its spread.

Noble Releases New Summer-dormant Tall Fescue Cultivar

Chisholm summer-dormant tall fescue is an endophyte-free variety that can provide livestock producers with a persistent, perennial, cool-season grazing option that is adapted to the hot, dry summers typical west of Interstate 35 in Oklahoma and Texas.

What You'll Gain From the Texoma Cattlemen's Conference

The 2018 Texoma Cattlemen’s Conference, which will be held June 15, will address a number of issues and opportunities pertaining to ranching efficiency.