Legacy: Fall 2017
Farmers and ranchers can use the free "Ag Tools" application to help them make routine decisions in the field. The app offers 13 calculators that would be useful to cattle producers and other land managers.
Rick Nelson, Ph.D., a scientist at the Noble Research Institute, answers the question, "Why do we need agricultural research," before he retires after more than 30 years of service to plant science.
You can preserve fresh foods by canning, which uses heat to kill naturally occurring microorganisms. The easiest way is by using the hot water bath method. Use this method to can highly acidic foods – including this salsa recipe – without a pressure canner.
Steve Rhines and Jeff Moen, of the Noble Research Institute, are the architects behind the creation of a new type of 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity called an agricultural research organization, or ARO. They needed an act of Congress to create this new avenue for funding agricultural research.
Agricultural research is essential to society, yet it lacks adequate public funding for keeping pace with challenges facing farmers, ranchers and, ultimately, consumers.
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make a pecan pie from scratch. One research objective at the Noble Research Institute is to find answers to pecan growers' questions about pecan growth and production.
Becoming the Noble Research Institute opens up new opportunities for the future. But, while Noble's name and legal structure may change, the organization's spirit remains rooted in its mission and the people who breathe life into it.
Tim Woodruff joined the Noble Research Institute (called the Noble Foundation at the time) as a web designer just three days before the historic announcement of the organizational name change and legal restructuring.