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How GIS and Drones Could Help Your Ranch

GIS allows us to collect large amounts of data that offer a better picture of agricultural lands. This in turns offers opportunities for farmers and ranchers to make more-informed decisions on their operations.

Plants in the Spotlight: Measuring Shoots From Images

Noble researchers are using advanced imaging technology to study roots and increase heat and drought tolerance in winter wheat used for forage.

Measuring the Hidden Half of Forages

Noble researchers are developing technologies that allow them to uncover roots and harness their ability to generate more nutrient-efficient, more resilient and more sustainable plant varieties.

More Efficient Plants Ahead, Thanks to Genomic Technologies

Genomic technologies make it possible to tap into a plant’s natural abilities to grow more efficiently in drought, nutrient-limited environments and other challenging circumstances.

Developing Technologies to Better Measure Forage

Noble researchers are testing and improving technologies that can accurately measure forage in the field to predict forage biomass and quality.

Animal Tech That Could Help You Make Decisions on the Ranch

Precision livestock technologies collect, analyze and interpret a wide range of metrics on animals for the purpose of research, production, management or well-being.

Understanding Soils With the Help of Sensors

Noble researchers are using sensors to gain a better understanding of the effects of tillage and cover crops on soil moisture, temperature, erosion and organic carbon.

Why Natural History Collections and Surveys Matter Today

Century-old plant samples in Oklahoma’s natural history collections help today’s researchers study ecosystem health, biodiversity, climate and more.

The Why, What and How of Overseeding Annual Crops in Perennial Pastures

Before you overseed a perennial pasture with an annual crop, determine your goals, what type of perennial crop you have and your planting method.

Meet the New Pasture and Range Consultant at Noble

Brian Hays introduces himself as a new pasture and range management consultant with the Noble Research Institute in Ardmore, Oklahoma.