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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2013
  • January

Move coarse, volatile fuels away from firebreaks

Coarse and volatile fuels cause problems when located too close to firebreaks during prescribed burns. Coarse fuels are woody materials that burn for a relatively long time, such as brush piles, snags, logs or stumps.
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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • November

VLSA helps measure effect of fire on Eastern red-cedar

Eastern red-cedar is a coniferous evergreen tree species that is native to the southeastern United States. However, over the last several decades, this tree has invaded ecological sites where it didn't previously occur, primarily due to fire suppression.
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  • Legacy
  • 2016
  • Winter

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. It's the Future.

On a cold, but sunny October day, nearly 100 4-H students filed into the Ardmore Convention Center for their Southeast District Leadership Conference. What would be a day filled with leadership...
  • Blog
  • One Noble Summer

The Summer of a Lifetime

I started off the summer more than 1,200 miles away from home, not knowing a single soul in Oklahoma. I am completing my final week at Noble with eight great new friends and countless mentors and contacts.

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  • One Noble Summer

Breeding Cows and Burning Bushes

My first week at the Noble Research Institute has flown by and has been packed with meeting new people, learning about a new state and settling into my summer home in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • July 2018

Hay Rakes Can Help Build Better Firebreaks

Many decisions go into planning a safe and effective prescribed burn that meets your management goals. You will need to determine your burn objectives and consider the weather as well as personnel and equipment needs. You’ll also need to prepare firebreaks, something that ranks high on the list to safely conduct a burn.

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  • News Releases

Prescribed Fire Offers Many Benefits to Producers, Public

The Noble Research Institute, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Prescribed Burn Association (OPBA), and the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture will co-host a Growing Season Prescribed Burn Field Day to discuss the benefits and proper use of prescribed burning for land management.

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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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  • Publications
  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

Why We Need Prescribed Fire

Fire is essential to the health of the Southern Great Plains. Prescribed fire is a management tool that benefits the land in a safe, planned way.

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  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

Prescribed Fire Is Essential to the Land

Prescribed fire, grazing and rest are integral processes for maintaining the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community in the Southern Great Plains and throughout the U.S.

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