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Defining a Future

Morning crests over open range, and golden light reveals a herd of cattle in the distance making their way down a rocky bowl. Behind the long, dusty line are the silhouettes of four cowboys on horseback. Their work-gloved hands wave straw cowboy hats, driving the herd.
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  • One Noble Summer

Environmentalism: Progressing to the Future

Ira Parsons and Seth Pratt, 2014 Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture, discuss the progress that the agricultural community has made in protecting the environment. About the Authors Ira Parsons is a...
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  • One Noble Summer

One Quail of an Experience

Cresten Sledge uses bioacoustics recorders to capture the calls of northern bobwhite quail during his summer as a Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture.

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  • One Noble Summer

Where There Is Smoke, There Are Scholars

Cole Fagen, a Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture, learns the value of growing-season prescribed burns and discovers a new favorite tool: the drip torch.

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  • One Noble Summer

From Prairie to Strawberry

A majority of our time at the Noble Research Institute the past few weeks has been consumed by the scholars' annual grazing project, consisting of prairie species identification and what seemed like endless moving of cattle. Through this process, we became relatively knowledgeable about these native grasslands and all that the prairie encompasses, which up to this point I had only read about in books.

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  • One Noble Summer

Agricultura sin Fronteras

A week ago during a quick agricultural consultants meeting, a tour group from the Universidad Autonoma Chapingo was mentioned. The group would be traveling 18 hours from just northeast of Mexico City to visit the Noble Research Institute and I would have the opportunity to assist with the tour.

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  • One Noble Summer

Could you tell me what aisle the duct tape is on please?

We started analyzing GrowSafe Beef data today. The GrowSafe Beef system is a ginormous database and the focus of my summer here with the Noble Research Institute.

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  • One Noble Summer

It's all about Safety

When I first heard about the Noble Research Institute's Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture program, I was skeptical about moving to a small city. But with what I know now, I shouldn't have been.