The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation is an independent, nonprofit institute headquartered in Ardmore, Okla. Founded in 1945, the Noble Foundation conducts direct operations, including assisting farmers and ranchers, and conducting plant science research and agricultural programs, to enhance agricultural productivity regionally, nationally and internationally.
Agricultural consultation encourages land stewardship and assists agricultural producers. Employing more than 360 persons, the Noble Foundation conducts its operations through the activities of three operating divisions: Agricultural Division: Serving a 47-county area within a 100-mile radius of the Noble Foundations headquarters in Ardmore, Okla., the Agricultural Division assists more than 1,700 regional farmers and ranchers in achieving their individual financial, production, stewardship and quality-of life goals. More Plant Biology Division: The Plant Biology Division conducts basic biochemical, genetic and genomic plant research for the purpose of improving crop productivity and value, and enhancing animal and human health. More Forage Improvement Division: The Forage Improvement Division translates basic plant science research into tangible plant varieties. Within the institution, the Forage Improvement Division serves as a link between the discoveries in the laboratory and the field, where such discoveries are intended to enhance agricultural outcomes in Oklahoma and around the world.
The following is the list of scholars from The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences