'Noble News and Views' Category
The Food Safety Modernization Act has resulted in a spotlight on the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) program and its parallel for packers and processors, the Good Handling Practices (GHP) program. The purpose of these programs is to reduce, as much as possible, the chance of contamination on produce sold to consumers.
Genome editing is a new and promising technique that can help plant breeders more efficiently identify and build better tasting, higher yielding crops that are more resistant to pests and diseases and more tolerant of drought.
To find the right farm or ranch employee, know what the job will entail and communicate that to prospective employees. Get the word out, and conduct a thorough interview of applicants. Once you’ve hired someone, invest in them.
Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association senior vice president of government affairs, shares an update on legislative issues including the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, transportation, fake meat and international trade.
The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University initiated a study to investigate wild pig habitat use, ecology and damage within agricultural landscapes where pecans are actively grown and harvested.
From November to January, pecan producers should be continuing harvest and preparing for a new year in the orchard.
The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University developed the Pecan Loss Calculator to estimate the number of pounds and dollars lost as a result of pecan harvester inefficiency and wild pig rooting damage.
Crickets, ants, beetles, spiders and scorpions can be problematic for rural homes. Be an amateur exterminator with these DIY pest control tips.
Knowing key plants enables producers to develop management plans that address the specific needs of the plant community.
Noble Research Institute researchers work on year-round grazing systems through ongoing studies and new technologies.