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Noble Releases New Forage Crabgrass Cultivar Called Impact

Noble Research Institute plant breeders have developed a new crabgrass cultivar that is later-maturing than Red River crabgrass. Impact crabgrass is adapted for the south-central and southeastern U.S. and is available through Barenbrug, USA.

U.S. Pecan Growers Face Devastating Storms, Tariff Trouble

History has shown that the pecan industry is resilient, but the tariff trouble is proving to be just one hurdle the U.S. pecan industry needs to overcome. Thanks to recent storms, pecan growers now have bigger problems.

Return of the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

Lady beetles appear in southern Oklahoma almost every fall. Oklahoma State University Extension offers information on how they got here and how to manage them.

U.S. Ag Secretary Appoints Ellis to National Advisory Board

Noble Research Institute Industry Relations and Stewardship Manager Chad Ellis has been selected to serve on the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board under the direction of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

Ecosystem Services Market Update: Oct. 15, 2018

We are preparing for our fourth in-person steering committee meeting to be held in Washington, D.C., on Oct 18-19. We will spend a fair amount of time reviewing the protocol team’s progress on the draft protocol and decisions informing the go-to-market strategy.

From the Ashes

Jimmy and Ginger Emmons press on from the Rhea Fire knowing it cannot overpower the agriculture community’s spirit or the soil’s ability to give life.

Not Just Another Bandage for Pecan Scab

A discovery about pecan scab reproduction could give producers a new way to fight the fungus and potentially save them thousands of dollars in the process.

The STEM of Agriculture

Students gain a greater understanding of the science, technology, engineering and math components of agriculture through tours, competitions and empowered teachers.

What Fire Does to Soil Microbes

Soil microorganisms are among the most successful creatures on the planet.

Prescribed Burn Associations are Getting Fire on the Ground

Land managers work together to safely conduct prescribed burns across Oklahoma.