2018 Archive

Pecan Management Calendar: May to July

Pecan growers should develop a plan for preparing for and addressing tasks throughout the year. Will Chaney, a senior research associate in pecan management systems, outlines activities for May, June and July.

How to Manage the Pecan Nut Casebearer

The pecan nut casebearer, Acrobasis nuxvorella (Neunzig), is the most damaging nut-feeding insect that occurs in pecans.

Wild Pig Control Methods: Takeaways from an International Technical Training Day

The 2018 International Wild Pig Conference Technical Training Day presented various wild pig control methods available to land managers. The event was organized by the Noble Research Institute and featured experts from governmental and nongovernmental agencies, academic institutions, and private entities.

Cover Crop Series: Sunn Hemp

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Sunn Hemp.

Willis Wins First Place in 2018 Junior Beef Contest

The Noble Research Institute announced the winners of the 2017-2018 Junior Beef Excellence Program during a special awards program on April 9, 2018, at Southern Tech in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Alli Willis, Turner FFA, entered this year’s champion steer.

Cover Crop Series: Selby Flax

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Selby Flax.

Cover Crop Series: Mung Bean

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Mung Bean.

Ninnekah High School Wins 2018 Oklahoma Envirothon

The Ninnekah High School team placed first at the Oklahoma Envirothon competition held on March 29 at the Noble Research Institute. This is Ninnekah’s second consecutive win and the fourth year for Noble’s youth education and outreach program to host the Oklahoma Envirothon competition.

Cover Crop Series: Mancan Buckwheat

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Mancan Buckwheat.

Cover Crop Series: Black Cowpeas

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Black Cowpeas.