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Great Challenge 1: Economic Uncertainty

One of the greatest challenges facing agriculture is economic uncertainty. Farmers and ranchers can mitigate economic risk by building resiliency in their operations, and Noble research aims to help.

Top 10 Misconceptions in Grazing Management

Understanding and avoiding these top 10 misconceptions about grazing management can help ranchers increase production of both forage and pounds of beef.

Aquatic Plant Spotlight: American Lotus

Here’s how to identify the American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) plant and manage it to protect more desirable aquatic vegetation in your ponds and lakes.

The Basics of Forage Quality

Forages contain nutrients that affect individual animal production (gain per animal) while the amount of forage produced affects production per acre.

Have Your Bass Stopped Growing? What You Do Next Depends on Your Goal

How to manage a stunted largemouth bass fishery depends on whether you want trophy fish or not. Here are best practices for either situation.

How to Build a Beehive

For those thinking about becoming a beekeeper, the first step is to find a community of people on the same learning journey. The next is to build a hive — the home for bees.

How to Make Yaxin Ge’s Vegetable Egg Rolls

Yaxin Ge, Ph.D., shares her egg roll recipe, a favorite among Noble Research Institute employees for more than a decade.

Madill High School Wins 2019 Oklahoma Envirothon

The Madill High School team placed first at the Oklahoma Envirothon competition held in March at the Noble Research Institute.

Choctaw-Noble Project Explores Safety, Practicality of Drones in Rural Communities

In 2018, the Choctaw Nation partnered with the Noble Research Institute as part of a national pilot program aimed at accelerating safe unmanned aircraft systems (drones) integration into the national airspace system. The partners are focused on rural and agricultural applications of drones

How to Identify and Control Pecan Nut Casebearer

There are more than 200 insects that feed on the roots, wood, foliage and nuts of a pecan tree. Of these insects, 17 are nut feeders, with one of the most important nut-infesting insect pests being the pecan nut casebearer (Acrobasis nuxvorella Neunzig).