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New researcher takes reins of historic Noble program

Xuefeng Ma, Ph.D., joined the Noble Research Institute this year as a new principal investigator and became only the sixth researcher in the last 60 years to lead the organization's small grains breeding program.
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  • Legacy
  • 2019
  • Spring 2019

5 Noble Researchers, Consultants Share Their Personal Ag Stories

Many at the Noble Research Institute raise cattle and are otherwise engaged in production agriculture outside of their full-time jobs. Others grew up on farms and ranches. These are their stories.

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  • Annual Report
  • 2018 Annual Report

From Research To A Field Near You

Noble Research Institute develops improved varieties of small grains (wheat, rye, triticale and oat) and perennial cool-season forages (tall fescue and alfalfa). Since 1956, Noble Research Institute has released 25 forage varieties.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2020
  • April 2020

Goals for Small Grains Breeding at Noble Research Institute

The primary goal of Noble Research Institute’s Small Grains Breeding Program is to develop small grains cultivars with increased grazing tolerance, winter hardiness, forage yield and forage quality to benefit livestock production.

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  • Legacy
  • 2020
  • Spring 2020

Researcher Profile: Xuefeng Ma, Ph.D.

Thousands of miles away from the small Chinese village where Xuefeng Ma, Ph.D., grew up, his work at Noble Research Institute has brought him full circle to lessons learned as a child.