2015 Archive

American Pecan Board establishes marketing order

The Federal Marketing Order was created to benefit the domestic and global pecan market.

Weather damage raises tax implications

Landowners making repairs and rebuilding will incur cost. How will these be reported on the 2015 tax return?

The farmworkers

This week I want to highlight a few of the farmworkers I have gotten to know over the past couple of months.

Another day, another stocker

If there is one thing that I have focused on more than any other, it has probably been stocker cattle.

Hello, my name is Vaughn Reed, and I love conducting prescribed burns

One of the many things that I have learned since arriving at the Noble Research Institute is that prescribed burns are a big thing out here.

Scientists receive $1.45 million grant to advance bioinformatics for gene research

Researchers at Noble Research Institute, Michigan Technological University (MTU) and University of California, Riverside (UCR) recently received a three-year, $1.45 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

From beginning to end

On June 22 and 23, Abby, Kalyn and I were lucky to have the opportunity to attend a meeting of the Livestock Marketing Information Center in Oklahoma City.

A place of inspiration

I have known since I was 5 years old what I wanted to be when I grew up a scientist.

Florida, more than a vacation

Fellow Ag Scholar Garth Gatson, agricultural consultant Clay Wright and I left the Noble Research Institute at 5 a.m., Monday, July 13, for Dallas to board a plane bound for the beautiful sunshine state.

Oh, the places you'll go

I had never left northwest Arkansas and my family for the summer before, but I felt comfortable knowing I was coming to the Noble Research Institute, which is known for its family-oriented workplace.