Articles

2015 Archive

Proper management promotes fall, winter grazing

The problem we encounter with fall and winter grazing of perennial forages is forage quality availability vs. forage availability.

Scientist receives grant to enhance plant root growth

Noble Research Institute Professor Elison Blancaflor, Ph.D., recently received a two-year, $100,000 grant from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST).

Scientists to study molecules affecting plant development

Researchers at Noble Research Institute and Michigan State University (MSU) recently received a four-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Noble Research Institute celebrates 70th anniversary

On Sept. 19, 2015, the Noble Research Institute will mark its 70th anniversary and launch a year of activities for employees and the public.

McMillan East Farm provides real-world examples

An update of the demonstration projects conducted on the property thus far.

Soil test values can vary across years

Following these steps should help you develop a better nutrient management program through use of soil testing.

Factors affect sustainable forage production systems

At the Noble Research Institute, we understand the importance of long-term economic sustainability of the family farm or ranch business.

Integrity Beef pays dividends in high cattle markets

Large and small ranches benefit equally from participating in Integrity Beef Alliance.

Depth, watershed considerations guide pond design

Two characteristics that should be considered before constructing a new pond are depth and watershed.

Planning for drought in rain promotes future success

There are several management practices that can be implemented to ensure pasture recovery and additional reserves.