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  • 2016
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Cracking Pecan's Problems

One of the first Americans to appreciate the flavor of pecans was George Washington, who planted the stately trees on the lawns of Mount Vernon in 1775. Yet true cultivation of the nuts wouldn't...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • October

Wild Pigs and Pecans Research Study Update

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University are partnering to learn more about feral hog ecology and behavior, especially in agricultural landscapes and pecan orchards.

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  • 2017
  • October

Deer Stay One Hoof Ahead of Hunters

Noble Research Institute researchers developed a scientific project to better understand how hunting pressure may affect buck behavior.

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  • 2017
  • Fall

Funding the Answers to Farmers' Questions

Agricultural research is essential to society, yet it lacks adequate public funding for keeping pace with challenges facing farmers, ranchers and, ultimately, consumers.

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  • 2017
  • Fall

Ask the Expert: Rick Nelson, Ph.D.

Rick Nelson, Ph.D., a scientist at the Noble Research Institute, answers the question, "Why do we need agricultural research," before he retires after more than 30 years of service to plant science.

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  • 2017
  • Fall

Drones on the Farm

Mike Komp explains why farmers and ranchers might be interested in using drones and drone-based sensors.

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  • 2018
  • February

Studying How Cover Crops, Tillage Affect the Life in Soil

Kelly Craven, Ph.D., an associate professor of microbial symbiology, discusses his work with agronomist James Rogers, Ph.D., to better understand the impacts of cover cropping and tillage practices on the microbial communities, and ultimately the health, of Oklahoma soils.

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  • 2018
  • April 2018

New Toolbox to Help Develop and Grow Better Alfalfa

Scientists at the Noble Research Institute have developed the Alfalfa Breeder's Toolbox (available at: alfalfatoolbox.org) as a comprehensive, web-based portal to address practical challenges for alfalfa production and accelerate breeding to develop new enhanced cultivars with better performance.