2015 Archive

A trip to the north

I got the opportunity to travel north to Lira with the folks from Field of Hope. They are a nonprofit that focuses on agricultural development in Northern Uganda.

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.

Mango madness

This week we continued to work on the mango seedling project.

A Taste of Uganda

I live by the philosophy that you should try everything because you never know what you might find you like. This is just a sample of the foods here and in no way a full representation.

Culture and Cultivation

In addition to my time at Lubbe Farm this week, I got to attend two very exciting events: cultural dancing and a Buganda Introduction.

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.