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How to Calibrate a Boom Sprayer: 1/128 of an acre method

James Locke demonstrates the 1/128 of an acre method for calibrating a boom sprayer. Locke is a soils and crops consultant for the Noble Research Institute.

How to extract DNA from Strawberries

Dr. Frank Hardin with the Noble Research Institute's Noble Academy demonstrates how to use common household chemicals to extract DNA from strawberries (or other organic materials). The Noble Academy...

Feral Hogs in North America: An Overview

This video takes a look at how they got to the continent, where and how they have expanded their territory, and some of the problems they are causing for landowners and the agricultural industry.

Signs That You Have Feral Hogs

The first step to controlling feral hogs is to recognize the signs that you have them on your property.

Seed Drill Calibration

Getting the correct amount of seed planted with a grain drill requires calibrating the drill before planting begins. Jim Johnson, Noble Research Institute soils and crops consultant, demonstrates step-by-step how to perform this calibration and the calculations required to determine accurate seed output.

Pecan Tree Grafting: Four- flap (Banana) Graft, "American Method"

Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a four-flap (or "banana") graft on a pecan tree seedling.

Pecan Grafting: Texas Inlay Bark Graft, "American Method"

Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a Texas inlay bark graft on a pecan tree seedling.

How to Take a Soil Sample

Why do you need to take a soil sample? How do you take a good soil sample? How often do you need to sample?

GMOs and What They Mean to You

Conner Carroll and Helen Holstein urge the public to look at the facts about genetically modified organisms in our food supply.

Environmentalism: Progressing to the Future

Ira Parsons and Seth Pratt, 2014 Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture, discuss the progress that the agricultural community has made in protecting the environment. About the Authors Ira Parsons is a...