Articles

2017 Archive

Grass Carp Is an Option to Control Aquatic Plants

Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) is native to eastern Asia and has been introduced to North America for controlling aquatic plants in impoundments. With unlimited food, it can grow relatively...

Program Recognizes Young Producers of High Quality Beef

The Noble Research Institute Junior Beef Excellence Program recognizes 4-H and FFA members for their ability to raise steers that yield high quality beef. Participants exhibit their steers at local...

Toxicants for Feral Hogs: Silver Bullet or Short Fuse?

During the last 30 years, new techniques and modifications to existing ones have continued in an effort to find a silver bullet to control feral hogs. Many landowners who repeatedly incur costly...

Watch Out for the Pecan Nut Casebearer

Pecan nut casebearer (PNC) is found throughout our pecan growing region and can be economically devastating to pecan producers. There are two to four generations of PNC per year with a new generation...

Aquatic Plant Spotlight: Longleaf Pondweed

Longleaf pondweed (Potamogeton nodosus) is a native, perennial aquatic plant common to the Southern Great Plains. It is rooted and typically does not grow in water more than about 5 feet deep. It has...

April 16 to April 22: Learning and Teaching

By definition, a researcher is one who dedicates their career to learning, exploring, asking questions and finding answers. At the Noble Research Institute, these life-long learners also enjoy...

A Razorback's Home Run

Major League Baseball's official season has begun, and I'm ashamed to say I know very little about the sport even though it's the All-American game and there's a legacy of love for it in my family....

New conservation award program comes to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association, Noble Research Institute, the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation, and ITC Holdings Corp., in partnership with the Sand County Foundation,...

On Being a "Brat" and a Biology Nerd

I discovered my interest in science in Mr. Hunter's 10th grade biology class at Lakenheath High School, the school at a U.S. Air Force base in England where I lived at the time. In biology class we...

April 9 to April 15: Oh the Heights Researchers Go

Last week took Noble Research Institute researchers to the fields and laboratories – even to the tree tops. Here's a quick look. Follow #everyNoblestory on Instagram and Twitter to see the latest...