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  • 2016
  • Winter

Kalyn's Dream

Studio lights shone on Kalyn McKibben sitting on a wooden barstool in a gravel driveway. A straw hat covered her long, blonde hair, which hid a small microphone clipped to her button-down shirt. Hay...
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  • 2014
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Generation to Generation

The Varner family has passed two constants from father to son to grandson: a love of the land and a redefining relationship with the Noble Research Institute.
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  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

The STEM of Agriculture

Students gain a greater understanding of the science, technology, engineering and math components of agriculture through tours, competitions and empowered teachers.

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  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

From the Ashes

Jimmy and Ginger Emmons press on from the Rhea Fire knowing it cannot overpower the agriculture community’s spirit or the soil’s ability to give life.

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  • 2018
  • Winter 2018

A Closer Look at Roots: Searching for Drought Solutions

Computational models allow Ana Paez-Garcia, Ph.D., to look inside roots and gain knowledge that could eventually yield crop varieties better able to withstand drought.

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  • 2018
  • Winter 2018

Oklahoma Rancher Reflects on First 3 Years With Cover Crops, No-Till

In 2015, Lee Wayne Stepp embarked on a journey to improve his southwestern Oklahoma soil through cover crops and no-till. Three years later, he shares some of the ups and downs and why he is keeping to the path.

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  • 2019
  • Spring 2019

Looking Through the Microscope

Advances in microscope technology allow scientists to gain increasingly greater glimpses into how plants function, generating knowledge that can be turned into tools for farmers and ranchers.

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  • 2019
  • Spring 2019

5 Noble Researchers, Consultants Share Their Personal Ag Stories

Many at the Noble Research Institute raise cattle and are otherwise engaged in production agriculture outside of their full-time jobs. Others grew up on farms and ranches. These are their stories.