Researchers at Noble are gaining a better understanding of how deep and in what direction plant roots grow. Their hope is to provide knowledge that enables breeding of plants better able to utilize limited water and nutrient resources with the help of deeper roots.
Steve Upson, Senior Soils and Crops Consultant, walks us through constructing a raised bed garden module using recycled tires.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will distribute $9.6 billion to farmers and ranchers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even though the lower canopy of many pecan trees lost a number of pecans due to the freeze, a healthy tree should still produce a few nuts in the lower canopy and a good crop in the upper canopy.
There are few historical events that can be compared to the current COVID-19 pandemic in terms of their impact on society and the economy. The result for agriculture has been profound.
Serendipita bescii can improve root development and increase overall forage biomass and grain yield in winter wheat, especially in nutritionally poor soil and limited water conditions.
In 2017, representatives from Noble Research Institute, Integrity Beef Alliance, Beef Marketing Group, Tyson Foods, Golden State Foods and McDonald’s set out to test the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef metrics and align the segments of the beef supply chain.
All of our tire-based planters have application in the home or school garden while some have commercial application.
The primary goal of Noble Research Institute’s Small Grains Breeding Program is to develop small grains cultivars with increased grazing tolerance, winter hardiness, forage yield and forage quality to benefit livestock production.