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2018 Annual Report: To The Core

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To The Core

The bond between ranchers and Noble has been forged through time and by fidelity to shared values. Responsibility. Action. Humility. Fearlessness. Togetherness. Leadership. Integrity. These are not mere words; they are the compass by which we chart a course, the guiding light for our decisions, and the yardstick by which we measure success.

Beliefs In Action

At the end of the day, we seek to provide a nation of farmers and ranchers with data-driven information to make knowledgeable decisions for their operations, mitigate risk and give them the best opportunity to succeed. These are our beliefs. In action.

Getting Back To Cattle

Joe and Jeannie Dobson return to their roots to enjoy the family land after years of city life.

It's The Little Things

By finding the right combination of genes available in nature and the timing of the genes being turned on, we are able to help a plant better adapt to variable weather or to better utilize the water and nutrients in the soil.

Serving The Community

Team Noble strives to motivate and empower the Noble Research Institute community to grow through professional and personal development. By putting others first, we can serve, remove barriers, facilitate communication and create new opportunities to add value to the community.

Building On Tradition

Tim Montz and family continue growing their pecan business after nearly 40 years.

Where Boots Hit The Ground

Noble Research Institute builds relationships with these farmers and ranchers and helps them reach their goals so they can pass on a legacy of healthy land for generations to come.

Building Solutions With Partners Across the Globe

Noble Research Institute is investigating answers to questions about land stewardship and agricultural production, from plant performance to animal health and technology. The best results come from working with others who share a common goal but have different expertise and resources.

It Takes Confidence

Dave Wingo turns a hobby into an integral part of his farming and ranching operations.

What Are Great Challenges?

Noble Research Institute’s mission is “to deliver solutions to great agricultural challenges,” and, in 2018, the organization identified three challenges that frame Noble’s research and education.

Putting Numbers To Land Stewardship

In 2018, Noble Research Institute launched a land stewardship pilot project to gather data on four management areas: ecological efficiency, production efficiency, soil resource management and water resource management.

Giving To The Land

Chuck Coffey uses prescribed fire to boost the land’s health and ability to support beef cattle.

Leading The Way In Continuing Education For Producers

Noble Learning provides farmers and ranchers with targeted educational opportunities that draw together technology, innovation and best management practices.

Going Nuts For Pecans

Noble Research Institute is a leading resource for growers and other pecan scientists who are continually working to improve the industry.

The Road To Retirement

Brent and Sheri Kuehny begin building a cow herd in order to better achieve their goals.

From Research To Real-World

Ideas and knowledge need a way to reach real-world farmers and ranchers. Here is how Noble Research Institute seeks to deliver solutions to great agricultural challenges.

From Research To A Field Near You

Noble Research Institute develops improved varieties of small grains (wheat, rye, triticale and oat) and perennial cool-season forages (tall fescue and alfalfa). Since 1956, Noble Research Institute has released 25 forage varieties.

For the Future

Meredith Ellis holds a deep appreciation for the ranch and its role in society.

Shaping The Future Of Agriculture

The Lloyd Noble Scholars program is more than just an internship. It’s an opportunity for college students to conduct real-world research and explore endless possibilities for their futures.

A Bright Future For Agriculture And Science

Today’s youth are tomorrow’s decision makers, consumers, educators, agricultural producers, scientists and policymakers. Noble Learning seeks to provide these young minds and their teachers with opportunities to learn about agriculture and the science behind it.

It's About People

Yates Adcock seeks to continually improve the land so it will provide for generations to come.

What Noble Means To Me

Being “Noble” is a way of life at Noble Research Institute. Here is what members of Team Noble have to say about it.

Those Who Are Noble

Noble people do not seek the spotlight. They quietly express their values and work ethic without need of being recognized, but their example proves to be an inspiration to those around them.

2018 Financial Report

2018 Financial Report for the Noble Research Institute.

2018 Institutional Governance

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation serves as the sole member/manager of Noble Research Institute, LLC, an Oklahoma, nonprofit single-member limited liability company.