The number of fire ants seems to have increased noticeably in south central Oklahoma in the last couple of years, and the number calls and complaints the Noble Research Institute receives have skyrocketed.
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.
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.
Soil microorganisms are among the most successful creatures on the planet.
Land managers work together to safely conduct prescribed burns across Oklahoma.
Fire is essential to the health of the Southern Great Plains. Prescribed fire is a management tool that benefits the land in a safe, planned way.
Prescribed fire, grazing and rest are integral processes for maintaining the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community in the Southern Great Plains and throughout the U.S.
From academic experts to everyday actions, lessons bring soil health practices to life.
Cole Fagen, a Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture, learns the value of growing-season prescribed burns and discovers a new favorite tool: the drip torch.
The Noble Research Institute, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Prescribed Burn Association (OPBA), and the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture will co-host a Growing Season Prescribed Burn Field Day to discuss the benefits and proper use of prescribed burning for land management.