On May 1, 2017, Lloyd Noble's organization took its first step toward becoming a new type of nonprofit public charity called an agricultural research institute, or ARO.
Brenda Myers Brown has lived a life away from the land. Now she's returning to continue her father's legacy and make new memories with her children and grandchildren.
Noble Research Institute wildlife and fisheries consultant Will Moseley has been selected to serve on Society for Range Management Oklahoma Section Boards of Directors. He will serve for three years.
It is difficult to confidently make harvest recommendations based on one year's worth of data.
Cover crops can add diversity to a system to benefit wildlife species in addition to extending the grazing season and improving soil health.
Portions of the Southern Great Plains received rain in late February, however many areas are still behind in precipitation or did not receive enough rain to completely alleviate drought conditions.
Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) is a nonnative, invasive aquatic plant that is rooted and can grow to almost 30 feet, filling up the water column. The best way to control it is to prevent its spread.
The Oklahoma Envirothon is a team-based competition for high school students interested in learning about the fundamentals of natural resource management.
Oklahoma landowners are able to help develop the next generation of hunters through the youth hunt program.
Here’s how to identify the American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) plant and manage it to protect more desirable aquatic vegetation in your ponds and lakes.
Late-summer fish die-offs are often the result of low dissolved oxygen in farm ponds. Follow these management tips for a healthy pond environment.
Some of the most serious invasive plants in the Great Plains are the old world bluestems (i.e. yellow, Caucasian, plains, King Ranch, B. Dahl), sericea lespedeza, eastern redcedar, musk thistle, Bradford or callery pear, and salt cedar.
Fall prescribed burns can help control woody brush, improve wildlife habitat and offer other benefits when compared to dormant and growing season burns.
Collect white-tailed deer survey data with simple observations that you and other hunters make on your property.
The best deer population management strategies involve hunting more does and less bucks, which means land managers should choose hunters who want to harvest does.
To improve the health and profitability of our land, we must learn to effectively manage the natural systems by which it functions.
Ranchers should focus their land management decisions on the following five considerations to produce the most diverse wildlife populations.
Plant succession is an ecological process of change in a plant community that occurs over time in response to management.
Biodiversity, a variety of plant functions and healthy plant succession work together to make good community dynamics.
Habitat includes food, water, shelter, space and the arrangement of these components, though land managers and popular press most popularly discuss food. Food can easily be managed, and many times the focus is only on food plots and feeders. Native vegetation can take a back seat to these intensive management practices, but people should be aware how to manage existing native vegetation to provide a high quality diet.