2013 Archive

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?

Needle management contributes to beef quality

How many times do you reuse needles when doctoring calves? Properly managing needle use is a key component of ensuring that the beef we produce is safe and wholesome.

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.

Carolyn Young

A native of New Zealand, Carolyn Young, Ph.D., leads a mycology lab at the Noble Research Institute with the goal of producing improved forage grasses, a staple of grazing livestock.