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ATV Preventative Maintenance

Rodney Pierce, equipment and inventory supervisor for the Noble Research Institute, shows how his organization routinely inspects its ATVs to make sure they remain in tip-top condition and are safe to operate.

Muzungu to Ugandan: 50 Steps to Becoming an Honorary Citizen

Alex Major gives advice for how to become an honorary Ugandan.

Behind the Scenes

Alexa Major visits a commercial farm with Restoration Gateway students, conducts interviews with Ugandan women in mud huts and beneath trees, and gets lost.

Hans Lambers: Phosphorus nutrition in phosphorus-impoverished biodiversity hotspots

Hans Lambers, Ph.D., presented "Phosphorus nutrition in phosphorus-impoverished biodiversity hotspots" as part of the Research Seminar Series at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15.

Out With the Old and in With the New

For the most part, harvesting both groundnuts and soybeans consisted of walking row to row pulling up plants.

The Staples

One of my favorite experiences so far happened this week when I was out at Barlonyo schools working with their head gardener, Walter.

A Uniquely Noble Fair Experience

Noble Research Institute employees gathered for the annual Noble Garden GROW Challenge.

The Summer of a Lifetime

I started off the summer more than 1,200 miles away from home, not knowing a single soul in Oklahoma. I am completing my final week at Noble with eight great new friends and countless mentors and contacts.

Cover Crops: A Tool in Agricultural Production

Cover crops are a tool in agricultural production just as tractors and herbicides are tools. When used correctly and with purpose, they can be effective. When used incorrectly or with unrealistic expectations, they can be harmful.

Cover Crops Add Diversity for Wildlife

Cover crops can add diversity to a system to benefit wildlife species in addition to extending the grazing season and improving soil health.