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Noble scientist earns prestigious recognition for fourth year

Noble Research Institute chief scientific officer Michael Udvardi, Ph.D., was recently recognized as a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher.

Scientists receive $5 million grant to identify, study genes that help legumes access nutrients from soil

Scientists at the Noble Research Institute, Boyce Thompson Institute, Clemson University, Texas Woman's University, University of Delaware and University of North Texas have collaborated on a project that recently received a four-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Scientists announce genetic advancements in alfalfa research

Alfalfa, the queen of forages, has held secrets for centuries. Now, those genetic mysteries are being unlocked for plant breeders seeking to make the forage crop hardier and higher quality.

Scientists study plant-microbe interactions in switchgrass

How do you grow healthier, hardier plants for livestock and people? One answer may lie in the relationship between naturally occurring, beneficial microbes and prairie grass commonly seen in the Great Plains.

Scientists to study molecules affecting plant development

Researchers at Noble Research Institute and Michigan State University (MSU) recently received a four-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Fields of Green

Researchers from across the Noble Research Institute join forces through the Forage 365 initiative with the goal of providing year-round livestock grazing and reducing ranchers' dependence on buying hay.

Revolutionary Rhizobia

Michael Udvardi, Ph.D., leads a team uncovering the secrets of beneficial plant and soil bacteria interactions.

No Rain on the Plains

The Noble Research Institute offers assistance, continues research for drought-stricken Southern Great Plains.