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Legacy: Fall 2018

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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.

Pumpkin Patch Ponderings

We are all stewards of this earth. We do not own it; we merely pass through for a short time. Yet we are accountable.

Managing Pastures Before and During Drought

Pasture managers may dread droughts. However, with proper planning and preparation, they can minimize the damage and keep operations running smoothly.

What Fire Does to Soil Microbes

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

Prescribed Fire Is Essential to the Land

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.

Prescribed Burn Associations are Getting Fire on the Ground

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

Finding True Happiness

Team Noble lends a helping hand to neighbors through the Food and Resource Center of South Central Oklahoma.

Why We Need Prescribed Fire

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.

Mesonet Collects Weather Data in Real-Time

Noble research and demonstration farms and ranches host three Mesonet sites, which help producers across the state adjust to fluctuating climate pressures.

Tips for a Safe Hunting Season

Fall hunting season is here, and with it comes an opportunity to engage with nature. As you go out into the woods for a few days, don’t forget to take precautions to keep yourself and those around you safe.

Scholar Q&A

Meet some of the students who joined the Noble team for a summer as Lloyd Noble Scholars.

Collecting Rainwater Has Many Benefits

Whether you want to water your backyard garden or have easy access to water for your livestock, setting up a rain barrel is a DIY project you can accomplish with only a few tools and at little cost in materials.

Making a Super Burger, Vietnamese-Style

Sarah Kemp led Team Noble to victory in the Ardmore Corporate Fitness Challenge Super Burger Contest in June. Now she shares her award-winning recipe for a Vietnamese-style burger.

Getting a Grip on Life

I am not a grease monkey. So the annual maintenance of the family riding lawn mower pushes the boundaries of my mechanical repertoire.