Wild Pigs and Pecans Research Study Update

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University are partnering to learn more about feral hog ecology and behavior, especially in agricultural landscapes and pecan orchards.

Where Has the Time Gone?

This week, LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, visited the Dokolo and Amolatar districts in Uganda to gather information on each woman participating in the Women’s Empowerment Program.

In First Place: Malay Saha, Ph.D.

Meet Malay Saha, Ph.D., professor in the grass genomics laboratory.

Manual Labor Builds Character

This week we visited the Barlonyo school garden and Calo Me Lare to work on the compost system.

Backyard Farming: Container Gardening

Leon Sloan, owner of Leon's Greenhouses in Kingston, Oklahoma, shares his secrets for growing food in plastic containers.

Noble Research Institute professor named 2017 CSSA Fellow

Noble Research Institute Professor Twain Butler, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA). Election as a CSSA Fellow is the highest honor bestowed by the organization.

Seeing Through a Different Lens

Meet Tezera Wolabu Watira, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow originally from Ethiopia, whose research focus is improving alfalfa.

An Uplifted Spirit

LaNese Mahan describes her first week in Uganda as a MIAP-Noble Fellow.

Body Condition Score as a Tool for Cow Herd Management

Body Condition Score (BCS) is a useful tool for assessing the energy status of an animal. BCS should be assessed at calving, mid-lactation and mid-late gestation.

Values That Keep Farm Kids Safe

Safety is essential on the farm and ranch and should be taught from a young age. Rodney Pierce shares five safety values he teaches his children, in recognition of the 2017 National Farm Safety and Health Week.