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Last Week in Noble Research: Valentine's Cells, Lunch and Frost Recovery

Here's a quick look at a few of the many research activities from last week at the Noble Research Institute. 1 Monday, Feb. 13 How do roots grow? We're learning more every day. Root cells of...
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  • Legacy
  • 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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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • October 2019

Not All Rainfall Is Effective

Generally speaking, a 1% increase in organic matter corresponds to an increase in soil water-holding capacity by about 20,000 gallons of water per acre.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • March 2019

So You Want To Grow Cover Crops: 3 Questions to Ask Before You Start

Cover crops can provide soil health benefits, but it is important to have a plan. Before growing cover crops, producers should consider goals, herbicide and pesticide use, and available resources.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • August

Cover Crops: A Tool in Agricultural Production

Cover crops are a tool in agricultural production just as tractors and herbicides are tools. When used correctly and with purpose, they can be effective. When used incorrectly or with unrealistic expectations, they can be harmful.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • August

Observations of 20-Plus Cover Crop Species

Noble Research Institute staff have experimented with growing cover crops in various environments in the Ardmore, Oklahoma, area over the past several years. Here are some observations.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2020
  • September 2020

Cover Crop Grazing Research Leads to Ideas for Future Research

A research study investigating the use of cover crops and tilled and no-till beef cattle grazing systems leads to more questions about crop rotations, species, economics and soil health.

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  • Legacy
  • 2019
  • Winter 2019

Direction Over Perfection

Regenerating the land is achievable, but it is not a recipe. It starts with a belief that soil, water, plant, animal and human are all connected, meaning every decision must work with this natural rhythm and not in spite of it.

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About the Sunflowers Growing at Noble

The sunflowers along Sam Noble Parkway are being grown as a cover crop and as a border around cover crop research plots.

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New national research initiative aims to improve cover crops

WASHINGTON DC — The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and Noble Research Institute launched a national cover crop initiative today during a special press conference at the National...