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Fellow Ag Scholar Garth Gatson, agricultural consultant Clay Wright and I left the Noble Research Institute at 5 a.m., Monday, July 13, for Dallas to board a plane bound for the beautiful sunshine state.
Keeping financial records for the farm or ranch can help a producer make operational decisions, like whether or not to replace the feed truck. Jason Bradley, agricultural economics consultant, points out the value of keeping your pencil sharp.
Researchers at the Noble Research Institute are taking a novel approach by investigating small peptides as a way to potentially help improve plant stress tolerance.
Scientists are gaining a better understanding of soil microbes and how they could help control cotton root rot in alfalfa.
The rumen microbiome is very complex, and the diversity of ruminal microorganisms can be affected by diet composition, genetics and environmental factors.
LaNese Mahan, 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, shares her experiences with compost production and relationship-building from her internship with Field of Hope in Uganda.
Lignin is a major component of plant cell walls that provides physical strength to plants, but, higher lignin concentrations can negatively affect forage digestibility. Therefore, it is best to reduce, but not eliminate, lignin in forage crops. Eliminating total lignin content can severely alter plant growth and performance in the field.
Today, the Noble Research Institute announces the launch of the Noble Land Stewardship Program as part of a seven-decade-long effort to support farmers, ranchers and land managers, the guardians of the soil.
A percolation (perc) test is a soil test used to determine the adsorption of water into the soil. The perc test is also very important in agriculture because soil drainage can affect production of crops, including fruits and pecans.