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Edmond North High School wins 2016 Oklahoma Envirothon

The Edmond North High School team placed first at the second annual Oklahoma Envirothon competition held this month at the Noble Research Institute.

Carroll wins first place in 2016 Junior Beef Contest

Noble Research Institute announced the winners of the 2015-2016 Junior Beef Excellence Program during a special awards program at the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center on Saturday, April 16, in Ardmore.

New journal tabs Noble Research Institute scientist as first editor

Noble Research Institute Associate Professor Carolyn Young, Ph.D., has been named editor-in-chief of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) Phytobiomes journal.

Noble Research Institute earns awards for BoarBuster videos

The Noble Research Institute recently received the Outstanding Electronic/Digital Media Award from the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society and the Publication and Creativity Award from the Oklahoma Chapter of The Wildlife Society.

New researcher takes reins of historic Noble program

Xuefeng Ma, Ph.D., joined the Noble Research Institute this year as a new principal investigator and became only the sixth researcher in the last 60 years to lead the organization's small grains breeding program.

Noble Research Institute receives gift for youth education program

Noble Research Institute received a $10,000 check from Trammell Crow Company during a recent signing ceremony of the Noble Energy building to Carter County Facilities Trust last month.

Moveable hoop houses provide flexibility, versatility

Hoop houses (high tunnels) have long been used by agricultural producers to extend the growing season and to establish crops earlier as compared to crops grown in the field.

Noble Research Institute supports new law aimed at building agricultural research capacity in the United States

Agricultural research has been woefully underfunded for decades. While racing to meet the food, fiber and feed challenges of the next generation, the public agricultural research sector has needed funding alternatives to complement limited public resources.

Scientists study plant-microbe interactions in switchgrass

How do you grow healthier, hardier plants for livestock and people? One answer may lie in the relationship between naturally occurring, beneficial microbes and prairie grass commonly seen in the Great Plains.

New Institute Launched to Help Improve Nation's Soil Health

With more than one million organisms in a single teaspoon of Earth, soil is the starting point for plant, animal and human life.