At the heart of Noble’s new educational progressions is a simple idea: We want to better serve farmers and ranchers.
Frank Hardin, Ph.D., youth education manager, shares his story of learning about agriculture in an Atlanta suburb and why it is important to teach the future generation.
The Noble Research Institute is committed to developing better prepared leaders in the agriculture industry. By modifying the already successful Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture program, we built a unique experience that bridged textbook learning and the future needs of agriculture.
Farmers and ranchers now have the opportunity to participate in a structured curriculum of learning progressions across each area of expertise represented by the consultation efforts.
As Bill Buckner steps off the stage as president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, he knows there is still much left to do for agriculture before he calls it a career.
Jimmy Emmons, a farmer and rancher from Leedey, Oklahoma, describes Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, as a prized friend whose kindness and generosity will leave as large a mark as his on-the-job accomplishments.
Jay Vroom, chief information officer of Vroom Leigh Agriculture, LLC and former CEO of CropLife America, describes Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, as a life-long advocate for modern agriculture.
Wayne Honeycutt, Ph.D., Soil Health Institute president and CEO, says Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, has significantly contributed to the surge of national and international interest in soil health.
Rob Myers, Ph.D., regional coordinator for North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education at the University of Missouri, describes Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, as an advocate for cover crops who is committed to helping farmers and ranchers overcome challenges in adopting them for their soil health benefits.
In 2015, Lee Wayne Stepp embarked on a journey to improve his southwestern Oklahoma soil through cover crops and no-till. Three years later, he shares some of the ups and downs and why he is keeping to the path.