Articles

2016 Archive

Proper livestock stocking rate supports operation, wildlife

Overgrazing can cause poor forage and livestock production, wildlife habitat loss, soil erosion and other problems.

Noble Academy launches Science Exploration Trunk program

Noble Research Institute's Noble Academy has been taking hands-on science and agriculture demonstrations into classrooms across southern Oklahoma for the past three years.

Seven Oklahoma students receive Sam Noble Scholarships

Noble Research Institute announced the 2016 recipients of the Sam Noble Scholarships, awarding $93,750 in scholarships to seven southern Oklahoma students.

Incidental surveys yield wild turkey reproduction information

When collected over several years, surveys can provide valuable information for wild turkey management decisions.

Calf crop depends on bull management in breeding season

It is recommended to make time, daily if possible, to watch each bull in action during the breeding season.

Honey bees play essential role as crop pollinators

Although widely popular for their honey, the bee's greatest contribution to agriculture is as a crop pollinator.

Scientific advancements provide pecan cultivar ID tools

A Noble Research Institute team has developed a DNA fingerprint for pecan that facilitates the identification of cultivars.

Cross pollination is essential for pecan production

Adequate pollinators within the pecan orchard are imperative for optimal production.

Intuitive assessment aids stocking rate management

The intuitive approach to determining stocking rate adjustments uses producers' experience and historical information.

The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home

I didn't realize how much growing up on a farm influenced me until I reached college.