News

Ask the Expert: James Locke

James Locke, soils and crops consultant, provides a historical perspective on the impact of agriculture practices on the environment and how modern agriculture is able to do more with less.

Perspective from a Cover Crop Research Funder

Sally Rockey, Ph.D., Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research executive director, shares her perspective on why FFAR's and the Noble Research Institute's investment in cover crops, and ultimately soil health, is important.

A Valuable Investment in Soil Health

Cover crops can boost soil health. But there is much to learn about which species work best in Oklahoma and Texas.

How to Grill the Perfect Steak

Becca McMillan taught herself how to cook steak in high school. After years of trial and error, she shares her favorite recipe.

Field of Dreams (and Rocks, Lots of Rocks)

The Noble Research Institute's annual softball tournament was made even better thanks to an improved field resulting from six months of hard work dedicated by Greg Self, desktop systems specialist.

DIY Tower Garden

Steve Upson, senior soils and crops consultant, constructs a tiered tower garden by repurposing old tires. This video walks through the steps to construct a basic tower garden and offers some...

Summertime Cover Crops for Cattle

James Rogers, Ph.D., associate professor of forage systems, is testing how cover crops can be grown as summer forage.

The Great Cover Crop Test

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, answers a rancher's questions about which cover crop species work best in Oklahoma and Texas.

Noble scientist earns prestigious recognition for fourth year

Noble Research Institute chief scientific officer Michael Udvardi, Ph.D., was recently recognized as a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher.

To boldy go to the next new frontier, look down

As we continue to stargaze, dreaming of the great mysteries above us, we have another historic exploration opportunity. One that is closer. One that requires us to look down, not up. In the 15th century, Leonardo da Vinci said, "We know more about the movement of the celestial bodies than the soil underfoot." More than 500 years later, this fact remains true.