News Releases

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.

Researcher studies cover crop effects on winter pasture

Noble Research Institute researchers are studying how cover crops could be part of a year-round grazing system that provides economic and environmental benefits to farmers and ranchers.

Cook joins Noble Research Institute's Agricultural Division

Noble Research Institute has selected Rob Cook as a new pasture and range consultant in the Agricultural Division.

Hays joins Noble Research Institute's Agricultural Division

Noble Research Institute has selected Amy E. Hays as the educational services manager in the Agricultural Division.

Noble Research Institute receives national safety award

Noble Research Institute received the National Safety Council's Million Work Hours award during a recent all employee meeting.