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'Legacy' Category

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.

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.

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.

Funding the Answers to Farmers' Questions

Agricultural research is essential to society, yet it lacks adequate public funding for keeping pace with challenges facing farmers, ranchers and, ultimately, consumers.

Drones on the Farm

Mike Komp explains why farmers and ranchers might be interested in using drones and drone-based sensors.

A Brand New Era

On May 1, 2017, Lloyd Noble's organization took its first step toward becoming a new type of nonprofit public charity called an agricultural research institute, or ARO.

The 40-year-long Look

Dan Childs, the Noble Research Institute's longest tenured agricultural consultant, revisits the organization's past and looks toward its future.

Where I Came In

Tim Woodruff joined the Noble Research Institute (called the Noble Foundation at the time) as a web designer just three days before the historic announcement of the organizational name change and legal restructuring.

Ask the Expert: Rick Nelson, Ph.D.

Rick Nelson, Ph.D., a scientist at the Noble Research Institute, answers the question, "Why do we need agricultural research," before he retires after more than 30 years of service to plant science.