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David G. Schmale III: Drone-ing for Microorganisms in the Air and Water

Presentation by David G. Schmale III, Ph.D., from the Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science at Virginia Tech University. Recorded at the Noble Research Institute, Ardmore, Okla., on April 5, 2018.

How to Identify and Control Pecan Scab

Pecan scab is the most economically important disease of pecan in the southeastern U.S. and can significantly impact the amount of quality pecans produced in a season.

New Toolbox to Help Develop and Grow Better Alfalfa

Scientists at the Noble Research Institute have developed the Alfalfa Breeder's Toolbox (available at: alfalfatoolbox.org) as a comprehensive, web-based portal to address practical challenges for alfalfa production and accelerate breeding to develop new enhanced cultivars with better performance.

An Introduction to the Rumen Microbiome

The rumen microbiome is very complex, and the diversity of ruminal microorganisms can be affected by diet composition, genetics and environmental factors.

How to Start a Community Garden

Community gardens can provide solutions to a diverse range of unmet needs for communities focused on sustainable agriculture, at-risk youth, mental health and food insecurities.

Improving Winter Hardiness in Oat

NF402 and Heavy Grazer II have both shown excellent winter hardiness when compared to other oat cultivars grown in the Southern Great Plains.

Farming and Ranching Beyond the Fence Line

Keeping working lands productive and intact should be a national priority and is a focus within the Noble Research Institute industry relations and land stewardship efforts.

Agricultural Lease Options to Consider

Landowners who choose not to operate their land have several options when considering lease agreements. This article reviews the options from a landowner's prospective.

Producer Perspective: Take Care of Cattle and Grass During Drought

Jeffrey Reuter is keeping an eye on his forage and hay resources as drought continues in Oklahoma.

Stuart Grandy: Microbial physiology determines how much crop reside becomes soil organic matter

Presentation by Stuart Grandy, Ph.D., from the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of New Hampshire. Recorded at the Noble Research Institute, Ardmore, Okla., on March 22, 2018.