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2013 Archive

Management associations support regional improvement

Currently, 17 associations exist in Oklahoma for prescribed burning, and more will be formed with assistance from the Oklahoma Prescribed Burn Association.

Crop rotation yields many benefits

Producers who are not currently using crop rotation in their management plan may consider adopting it as a way to reduce some production issues and to introduce sustainable farming practices.

Study reveals legume-fescue mixture economics

In response to limited information about the economic potential of grazing novel versus toxic tall fescue, a collaborative study between the Noble Research Institute and the University of Arkansas was conducted.

Hay Feeder Design Can Reduce Hay Waste and Cost

The cost of hay doubled between the spring and late summer. With these increased prices, have you considered the cost of the hay wasted due to the type of hay feeder you use?

A Noble Journey

In May, I traveled to Uganda with Steve Swigert, a Noble Research Institute agricultural economist, who has spent the last two years providing expert counsel to Watoto Childcare Ministries as they build a sustainable agricultural system to feed 3,000 orphans.

Living History

Noble Research Institute funding inspires Oklahoma teachers through the opportunity to experience living history at Colonial Williamsburg.

The Future of Art

The Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute allows talented young artists to hone their craft, thanks in part to Noble Research Institute support.

Fundamentals of Fire

Noble Research Institute researchers demonstrate that prescribed fire can play an important role in managing pasture and wildlife habitat.

Live Long and Revolutionize Forage Measuring

Noble Research Associate Josh Pittman has developed a one-of-a-kind vehicle to allow remote sensing of forage quality in a pasture.

Looking Back. Growing Forward.

Just shy of a century old, Collier Farms continues to advance with a little help from the Noble Research Institute.