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Quest for New Experiences Draws California Scholar to Oklahoma

2019 Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture Kenneth Watkins left his California farm to study in Oklahoma, focusing on pecan production and economics this summer.

Joining a Noble Cause in Ag Tech

Computer scientists have important roles to play when it comes to serving ranchers at the Noble Research Institute.

Collins Wins First Place in 2019 Junior Beef Contest

The Noble Research Institute announced the winners of the 2018-2019 Junior Beef Excellence Program during a special awards program earlier this month at Southern Tech in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Hi. I’m the New Guy.

Steve Rhines, who has served the Noble Research Institute for nearly 20 years, introduces himself as the organization’s new president.

How Can You See Soil Health?

Many soil health measures require laboratory analysis. However, there are a few indicators a person can look and smell for right in the field.

Looking Through the Microscope

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.

Where Are They Now?

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.

5 Noble Researchers, Consultants Share Their Personal Ag Stories

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.

Fixing Hairy Vetch’s Bad Reputation

Noble scientists are using the gene editing technique CRISPR to improve legume cover crops.

The Great Hot Chocolate Saga

If you want to know who our new president is, just know this — he is a servant first and foremost. He believes that we are all responsible for the details. No one is too important to do any job. Because even on big days, we still do all the little things that make Noble noble.