ARDMORE, Okla. — Noble Research Institute has selected Myriah Johnson, Ph.D., as a new agricultural economics consultant in the Agricultural Division.
As an agricultural economics consultant, Johnson will assist agricultural producers and land stewards by providing education and insight on the numerous financial decisions in agriculture.
"Production agriculture in Oklahoma and Texas is close to my heart, and I'm excited to assist farmers, ranchers and land managers with their work," Johnson said. "The Noble Research Institute producer relations program provides the opportunity to work with agricultural producers and help them harness the power of their data, turning it into information that will improve their operations."
Johnson received her bachelor's degree in agricultural economics from Oklahoma State University. She received her master's degree in agricultural economics and doctoral degree in animal science from Texas A&M University.
"We are pleased to have Myriah join the Noble Research Institute team," said Hugh Aljoe, Noble Research Institute producer relations manager. "Her economics expertise provides us with a skill set that will have immediate benefit to the farmers and ranchers we serve."
Johnson grew up in Perry, Oklahoma, on a wheat, stocker and cow-calf operation.
Myriah Johnson, Ph.D., was selected as a new agricultural economics consultant for the Noble Research Institute's Agricultural Division.
Noble Research Institute, LLC (www.noble.org) is an independent nonprofit agricultural research organization dedicated to delivering solutions to great agricultural challenges. Headquartered in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Noble’s goal is to achieve regenerative land stewardship in grazing animal production with producer profitability. Achievement of this goal will be measured by farmers and ranchers profitably regenerating hundreds of millions of acres of U.S. grazing lands. Noble aims to remove, mitigate or help producers avoid the barriers that deter the lasting use of regenerative, profitable land management practices in grazing animal production.
Researchers, consultants, educators and ranch staff work together to give farmers and ranchers the skills and tools to regenerate the land in a profitable manner. Noble researchers and educators seek and deliver answers to producer questions concerning regenerative management of pasture and range environments, wildlife, pecan production, and livestock production. Regenerative management recognizes that each decision made on the ranch impacts the interactions of the soil, plants, water, animals and producers. Noble’s 14,000 acres of working ranch lands provide a living laboratory on which to demonstrate and practice regenerative principles and ideas to deliver value to farmers and ranchers across the U.S.
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