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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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Michael Castellano and Sotirios Archontoulis on Soil Health and Cropping Systems

Presentation by Sotirios Archontoulis, Ph.D. and Michael Castellano, Ph.D., associate professors with Iowa State University. Recorded at the Noble Research Institute, Ardmore, Okla., on May 10, 2018.

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New Summer-Dormant Tall Fescue Variety Released

Noble Research Institute researchers have developed and released a new tall fescue variety called Chisholm to provide a new forage option for agricultural producers in western Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

3 Things to Know When Using Both Fire and Grazing on the Ranch

Many land managers incorporate prescribed fires into a management plan alongside grazing livestock. Other land managers feel it is not feasible to graze and burn on the same operation. But when prescribed fire is used strategically, its benefits outweigh any negatives.

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  • Legacy
  • 2017
  • Winter

A Valuable Investment in Soil Health

Cover crops can boost soil health. But there is much to learn about which species work best in Oklahoma and Texas.

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Ecosystem Services Market Update: Oct. 15, 2018

We are preparing for our fourth in-person steering committee meeting to be held in Washington, D.C., on Oct 18-19. We will spend a fair amount of time reviewing the protocol team’s progress on the draft protocol and decisions informing the go-to-market strategy.

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  • 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

From the Ashes

Jimmy and Ginger Emmons press on from the Rhea Fire knowing it cannot overpower the agriculture community’s spirit or the soil’s ability to give life.

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  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Winter 2018

Bill Buckner As the Modern Agriculture Advocate

Jay Vroom, chief information officer of Vroom Leigh Agriculture, LLC and former CEO of CropLife America, describes Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, as a life-long advocate for modern agriculture.

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Johnson Receives Soil Health, Conservation Leader Award

Noble Research Institute soils and crops consultant Jim Johnson received the 2019 Oklahoma Association of Conservation District (OACD) President’s Award. He was honored at the association’s annual meeting in February.