Rick Nelson, Ph.D., a scientist at the Noble Research Institute, answers the question, "Why do we need agricultural research," before he retires after more than 30 years of service to plant science.
Next year the Agricultural Act of 2014 (more commonly known as the farm bill) will expire, meaning negotiations for the new bill are in full swing.
Steve Rhines and Jeff Moen, of the Noble Research Institute, are the architects behind the creation of a new type of 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity called an agricultural research organization, or ARO. They needed an act of Congress to create this new avenue for funding agricultural research.
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make a pecan pie from scratch. One research objective at the Noble Research Institute is to find answers to pecan growers' questions about pecan growth and production.
Legacy celebrates its 10th anniversary and 25th issue with the story of how it received its name.
You can preserve fresh foods by canning, which uses heat to kill naturally occurring microorganisms. The easiest way is by using the hot water bath method. Use this method to can highly acidic foods – including this salsa recipe – without a pressure canner.
Micah Anderson, from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, demonstrates how to use a BCS tractor to lay plastic over raised rows in a bow-sided hoop house.
Steve Upson, soils and crops consultant, demonstrates various hoop houses as well as the benefits and potential drawbacks of each one.
Becoming the Noble Research Institute opens up new opportunities for the future. But, while Noble's name and legal structure may change, the organization's spirit remains rooted in its mission and the people who breathe life into it.
Steve Hill, of Phocas Farms and Hoop Houses, demonstrates the beginning process they use to align and square up the outer walls of a hoop house tunnel.