News

Expect the Unexpected

On my first day at the farm, Patrick told me three things happen on the farm: life, death and production. And I’m here to report that all three of these things happened at Suubi last week.

Coming in, 12:30 Flight

So many things have gone into this moment that I know is just one plane ride away.

Ready or Not

The tickets have been purchased, the room has been booked, the schedule (loosely) orchestrated, and all of the clothes are packed. Uganda, here I come.

Time to Collect Pecan Leaf Samples

Beginning and maintaining a leaf sample testing regimen is an important step in establishing an efficient fertilization program, which can maximize productivity while saving money by pinpointing specific nutrient needs.

Quality Seed: The First Step to a Successful Crop

We can't control weather and markets, but we can almost always use good quality seed. James Locke, soils and crops consultant, shares the components of quality seed.

Early Weaning Benefits First-Calf Cows, Calves

Weaning calves from first-calf cows early offers benefits to the animals and operation. Robert Wells, Ph.D., livestock consultant, shares the advantages and tips.

Producer Spotlight: Dan Ham, Managing for Wildlife

Dan Ham began working with the Noble Research Institute in March 2008 shortly after he purchased property in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma. We helped him develop a strategy to achieve his goals of managing the property for wildlife.

Lessons Learned as a Livestock Consultant

Bryan Nichols shares the most important lessons he's learned as a livestock consultant before returning to his family's farming and ranching operation.

Scholars join Noble Research Institute for summer of learning

ARDMORE, Okla. — Each summer, the Noble Research Institute provides more than a dozen college students with a life-changing experience, not just an internship.The Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture...

Consistency is Key

At the beginning of my fourth week on the farm, Josiah told me that the key to success is consistency.