Noble funding helps the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics educate talented young minds.
Michael Udvardi, Ph.D., leads a team uncovering the secrets of beneficial plant and soil bacteria interactions.
Lloyd Noble established the Noble Research Institute in 1945 as a way to safeguard the soil and foster land stewardship. This year, the Noble Research Institute and The Farm Foundation launched the Soil Renaissance to reawaken the nation's focus on soil and soil health.
A local educational structure is revitalized, thanks to materials and labor donated by the Noble Research Institute.
Ron Stilwell's ranch was struggling until he implemented consultation advice from the Noble Research Institute.
Growing up in Louisiana, this bayou boy loved fishing, football and a good shrimp etouffee. However, all these loves took a backseat to agriculture.
Without soil, there are no plants and no livestock that consume plants. There are no people who consume plants and livestock. There is no society. Soil is the foundation. It is life, and we're running out of it.
Erosion typically starts small and increases over time. Here are some strategies using natural materials to reduce actively eroding gullies.
The Noble Research Institute's small grains breeding program is the longest running breeding program in the Foundation's history. This ongoing work has produced four new small grains cultivars over the past few years.
Farmers have used significant quantities of nitrogen on their cool-season forages. This practice has been shown to acidify the soils over time. We conducted an economic study to determine the effect of considering the cost of lime on the current recommendations about the optimal level of nitrogen.