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Larry York: Root functional phenomics- Using phenotyping to understand soil resource acquisition

Larry York, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Noble Research Institute, presented "Root functional phenomics: Using phenotyping to understand soil resource acquisition" as part of the Research Seminar Series.

Studying How Cover Crops, Tillage Affect the Life in Soil

Kelly Craven, Ph.D., an associate professor of microbial symbiology, discusses his work with agronomist James Rogers, Ph.D., to better understand the impacts of cover cropping and tillage practices on the microbial communities, and ultimately the health, of Oklahoma soils.

Partnership of Conservation Organizations Launches Needed Agricultural Water Quality Practice Assessment

The National Agricultural Water Quality Practice Assessment seeks to better understand how effective specific agricultural management practices are at improving water quality.

Building New Learning Experiences for You

Hugh Aljoe, director of producer relations, welcomes Noble News and Views readers to 2018 and offers a new opportunity to stay connected with the Noble Research Institute. Sign up for the latest information and learning opportunities.

What a Pesticide Label Tells You

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, outlines the important information to notice when considering a pesticide, including who can use the pesticide, its active ingredients, where and when it can be sprayed, what it controls or suppresses, and how to use it.

Consider Your Options: Graze-out vs. Harvesting Wheat

Economist Myriah Johnson offers advice to beef producers considering whether they should pull cattle off wheat pastures so grain can be harvested or leave the cattle through graze-out.

Financial Records Are Important to Operational Success

Keeping financial records for the farm or ranch can help a producer make operational decisions, like whether or not to replace the feed truck. Jason Bradley, agricultural economics consultant, points out the value of keeping your pencil sharp.

Plan on Pruning Your Fruit Trees

Will Chaney, senior research association, discusses when and why you should prune fruit trees as well as different ways to train tree branch growth.

How to Control Winter Weeds in Summer Pastures

Eddie Funderburg, Ed.D., senior soils and crops consultant, reviews ways to control cool-season weeds, including ryegrass, thistles and henbit, in perennial warm-season pastures.

Prussic Acid, Nitrate Poisoning and Grass Tetany in Beef Cattle

Eddie Funderburg, Ed.D., senior soils and crops consultant, offers a comprehensive summary of data on prussic acid, nitrate poisoning and grass tetany to aid beef cattle producers in health management and herd protection.