It has been quite a week in Uganda. Jet lag affected me more than I thought... Who knew the nine-hour time difference could make a person exhausted in the early afternoon and wide awake at 2 a.m.? But this is the view I get to wake up to every morning.
As I've prepared for and begun this journey, I've found there are so many different types of waiting. The waiting I experienced in the weeks leading up to my departure date was a mindless frenzy of list-making, training, shopping, crossing off the list-making. It was a numb-type of waiting where I hadn't allowed the experience to become real in my mind yet.
This fall, members of the Noble Research Institute's Employee Team spent weeks gathering items to assemble care packages for the 158th Field Artillery Regiment of the Oklahoma Army National Guard, stationed in Afghanistan.
A visit from "Team Noble" honors local veterans as part of the Noble in the Community program.
After nearly two decades, Steve Upson continues to preach the benefits of hoop house horticulture.
Researchers from across the Noble Research Institute join forces through the Forage 365 initiative with the goal of providing year-round livestock grazing and reducing ranchers' dependence on buying hay.
Noble Academy, the Noble Research Institute's educational outreach program, partners with the Dallas Arboretum to teach the teachers.
The Varner family has passed two constants from father to son to grandson: a love of the land and a redefining relationship with the Noble Research Institute.
For the past 12 years, Trammell has served as a plant breeder for the Noble Research Institute, learning from some of the industry's most renowned breeders and continuing a tradition that stretches back to the earliest years of the organization.
American agriculture provides jobs – including production agriculture, farm inputs, processing and marketing, along with retail and wholesale sales – for more than 22 million of the U.S. population.