News

2017 Archive

From the Driver's Seat

Proper cattle handling during transportation is essential for the safety and well-being of the people and livestock involved.

What to Consider Before Adopting Multispecies Grazing

The top four challenges when implementing multispecies grazing are fencing, predators, working facilities and veterinary care. Rob Cook, pasture and range consultant, offers some solutions.

Wild Pigs and Pecans Research Study Update

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University are partnering to learn more about feral hog ecology and behavior, especially in agricultural landscapes and pecan orchards.

Deer Stay One Hoof Ahead of Hunters

Noble Research Institute researchers developed a scientific project to better understand how hunting pressure may affect buck behavior.

Rock Weirs and Flumes Can Prevent Erosion

Rock weirs and flumes are effective options for preventing gully or ditch formation and for stopping the growth of existing gullies or ditches.

Where Has the Time Gone?

This week, LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, visited the Dokolo and Amolatar districts in Uganda to gather information on each woman participating in the Women’s Empowerment Program.

In First Place: Malay Saha, Ph.D.

Meet Malay Saha, Ph.D., professor in the grass genomics laboratory.

Manual Labor Builds Character

This week we visited the Barlonyo school garden and Calo Me Lare to work on the compost system.

Backyard Farming: Container Gardening

Leon Sloan, owner of Leon's Greenhouses in Kingston, Oklahoma, shares his secrets for growing food in plastic containers.

Noble Research Institute professor named 2017 CSSA Fellow

Noble Research Institute Professor Twain Butler, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA). Election as a CSSA Fellow is the highest honor bestowed by the organization.