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Carolyn Young, Ph.D. News

Drones on the Farm

Mike Komp, spatial technology services managers, explains why farmers and ranchers might be interested in using drones and drone-based sensors as well as how the Noble Research Institute is testing them out.

April 16 to April 22: Learning and Teaching

By definition, a researcher is one who dedicates their career to learning, exploring, asking questions and finding answers. At the Noble Research Institute, these life-long learners also enjoy...

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...

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...

Noble Research Institute scientist recognized for alfalfa disease research

Noble Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Chakradhar Mattupalli, Ph.D., has been nominated as one of five American Phytopathological Society (APS) Schroth Faces of the Future.

New journal tabs Noble Research Institute scientist as first editor

Noble Research Institute Associate Professor Carolyn Young, Ph.D., has been named editor-in-chief of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) Phytobiomes journal.

Carolyn Young

A native of New Zealand, Carolyn Young, Ph.D., leads a mycology lab at the Noble Research Institute with the goal of producing improved forage grasses, a staple of grazing livestock.

New Opportunities

Advanced breeding methods and a novel endophyte combine to offer agricultural producers a new alternative for winter grazing.

The Unseen Revolution

Microscopic organisms within plants hold the potential to change agriculture forever.