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Plant Transformation and Genome Editing

Plant transformation concerns the transfer of one or more genes into the genome of a plant to create novel germplasm having traits (or attributes) that were otherwise unavailable. Genome editing is...
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National Cover Crop Research Initiative

National Cover Crop Research Initiative The Noble Research Institute is pleased to partner with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to promote soil health through the development and...
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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.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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No More Bare Ground

Wind and water carries tons of topsoil, the foundation of life, away from farmland each year. The soil, and its ability to produce food, slowly weakens. Farmers and ranchers are increasingly adopting an old-time armor for soil: cover crops. But they have many questions that still need answered.

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  • 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.