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  • 2017
  • Winter

A Second Great Era

Bill Buckner, president and CEO, describes how the Noble Research Institute is providing solutions to farmers and ranchers as they, and others in agriculture, realize the opportunities offered by cover crops.

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  • 2017
  • Winter

Perspective from a Cover Crop Research Funder

Sally Rockey, Ph.D., Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research executive director, shares her perspective on why FFAR's and the Noble Research Institute's investment in cover crops, and ultimately soil health, is important.

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  • 2017
  • Winter

A Valuable Investment in Soil Health

Cover crops can boost soil health. But there is much to learn about which species work best in Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • 2017
  • Winter

Summertime Cover Crops for Cattle

James Rogers, Ph.D., associate professor of forage systems, is testing how cover crops can be grown as summer forage.

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  • 2018
  • February

Studying How Cover Crops, Tillage Affect the Life in Soil

Kelly Craven, Ph.D., an associate professor of microbial symbiology, discusses his work with agronomist James Rogers, Ph.D., to better understand the impacts of cover cropping and tillage practices on the microbial communities, and ultimately the health, of Oklahoma soils.

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  • 2017
  • Winter

The Great Cover Crop Test

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, answers a rancher's questions about which cover crop species work best in Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • July 2018

Jimmy Kinder Recognized for Willingness to Share Ag Experiences

This year, the Noble Research Institute is pleased to recognize Mr. Jimmy Kinder of Walters, Oklahoma, as the 2018 recipient of the Leonard Wyatt Memorial Outstanding Cooperator Award. Jimmy Kinder and his wife, Margaret, have been cooperators with the Noble Research Institute since 2007.

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  • 2018
  • Winter 2018

Bill Buckner: Committed to Cover Crops and Advancing Their Use on Farms, Ranches Across the U.S.

Rob Myers, Ph.D., regional coordinator for North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education at the University of Missouri, describes Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, as an advocate for cover crops who is committed to helping farmers and ranchers overcome challenges in adopting them for their soil health benefits.

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  • 2019
  • March 2019

5 Protected Ag Technologies That Help Fruit, Vegetable Growers Face Harsh Weather

Specialty crop growers can use protected agriculture technologies to manage risks associated with growing fruits and vegetables in unpredictable, often extreme weather events. Technologies include raised beds equipped with plastic mulch film, floating crop covers, low tunnels and high tunnel hoop houses.