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Growing Together

It's incredible how the operations of the Suubi, Lubbe and Buloba farms are so connected, all with the goal of supporting vulnerable women and children.

The Mystery of Suubi Goat Farm

Nancy Drew would have been proud of me last week. And to be honest, I now have a lot more respect for the fictitious teenage detective.

The Beginning of a Great Story

All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has...

Small Grains Breeding at Noble Research Institute

Small grains breeding has been an integral part of the Noble Research Institute work since the early 1950s.

New Name, Same Services

I have some exciting news about our organization to share with you. Earlier this year, the Noble Board of Trustees elected to separate the activities of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, and that...

City Girl Turned Rancher's Wife

That's me. I was born in a city in Nebraska to an undeniably suburban family with very little rural American experience. It wasn't very far to rural America from my city, but I was a city girl...

Generational Flow: Replacing Farmers and Ranchers in the Family Farm

How to pass along a farming operation is a primary question farmers and ranchers think about from the time they take over from their family or start a new operation with the hope of growing...

Planning for the Next Generation

As the most populous generation in United States history (commonly referred to as the baby boomer generation) ages into retirement and their elder years, the need to plan for the transfer of their...

Selecting the Best Business Structure for Your Farm

When it comes to your farm or ranch, nobody knows the operation like you. You know how many acres you're operating, and you have inventories on all your commodities. Hopefully, you even know what...

What Every Young Family Farmer Should Know

The 2012 Census of Agriculture compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service revealed some shocking (and maybe not so shocking) truths: farmers and ranchers...