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Legacy: Winter 2019

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Paving Destiny's Dirt Road

Noble Research Institute presented William and Karen Payne with the 2019 Leonard Wyatt Memorial Outstanding Cooperator Award for their dedication to land stewardship and education.

Noble Land Stewardship Program Aims to Help Ranchers Put Numbers to the Value They Bring to Society

When asked about his cow-calf operation in Blooming Grove, Texas, Gary Price doesn’t open with the number of cows he runs or the breed he raises. Instead, he starts with the soil, describing the...

Ask the Expert: How Do I Get Started on Improving My Land?

Jeff Goodwin shares advice from more than 15 years of working with ranchers and other land managers.

Peptide Research Could Help Plants Grow Better in Nutrient-Limited Environments

Research explores tiny compounds called peptides — keys to plant communication and potentially to a future with more efficient use of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer.

Oklahoma Math Teacher Spends Summer in Laboratory Learning About Endophytes to Promote STEM in the Classroom

A math teacher learns about endophytes during a summer laboratory experience designed to connect real-world research with STEM education.

Direction Over Perfection

Regenerating the land is achievable, but it is not a recipe. It starts with a belief that soil, water, plant, animal and human are all connected, meaning every decision must work with this natural rhythm and not in spite of it.

Why are Cattle Essential to the Land?

Beef is not just for dinner. It’s for the benefit of the earth.

Sensing the Soil

The land is becoming less of a mystery with the help of technology.

Q&A: Best Part of the Noble Job

Meet some of the passionate people behind Noble’s research.

How to Make the Best Deer Street Tacos

Ingredients 1 venison (deer) backstrap cut into 1 ½-inch steaks (or 1 ½ pounds cooked meat) 1 packet (1 ounce) taco seasoning 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce Cooking oil 1 pack of...

How to Evaluate Your Soil Right in the Field or Pasture

All you need is a shovel and your senses to get an idea of your soil’s health.

Blue-Ribbon Weekend

There’s something powerful and essential about the fair. For many of the visitors who never venture away from a city’s cement streets, the livestock competitions, the creative arts and AGtropolis is as close as they will ever get to experiencing the undeniable joy of agriculture.