The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.

Noble Foundation Events

For more information about agricultural events, contact Maggie Scott at the Noble Foundation: 580.224.6375 or mfscott@noble.org.

The Noble Foundation campus and events are:
Tobacco Free

Jun 7, 2016
Summer Grazing Workshop
Join ​us ​at ​the ​Stark ​Ranch ​to ​see ​how ​the ​transition ​was ​made ​from ​a ​traditional ​grazing ​system ​to ​a ​year-round ​grazing ​system.
Location: Stark Ranch, 4380 County Road, Gainesville, Texas 76240
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Registration fee: $20.00
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Jun 16, 2016
Veterinary Feed Directive
The ​Veterinary ​Feed ​Directive, ​a ​regulation ​that ​affects ​many ​livestock ​producers, ​is ​set ​to ​take ​full ​effect ​on ​Jan. ​1, ​2017. ​This ​seminar ​will ​inform ​producers ​of ​the ​background ​on ​this ​regulation ​and ​help ​them ​prepare ​for ​its ​implementation. ​
Location: Noble Foundation Kruse Auditorium
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event
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Jun 23, 2016
The Hidden Half of Nature
 
The Hidden Half of Nature
David Montgomery, Ph.D., and Anne Biklé's presentation will be related to their book The Hidden Half of Nature, which explores how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves, and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine.      
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Location: Ardmore Convention Center
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
There is no fee for this event

Jul 19, 2016
Summer Burn Workshop
Prescribed ​burning ​is ​a ​natural ​process ​that ​can ​be ​effectively ​used ​in ​land ​resource ​management, ​but ​it ​must ​be ​used ​in ​a ​safe ​and ​proper ​manner. ​This ​workshop ​is ​designed ​to ​introduce ​participants ​to ​the ​various ​aspects ​of ​burning, ​how ​to ​conduct ​a ​safe ​burn ​and ​give ​a ​hands-on ​experience. ​If ​weather ​permits, ​afternoon ​demonstration ​burns ​will ​be ​conducted. ​
Location: Noble Foundation D. Joyce Coffey Ranch
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Registration fee: $20.00
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Jul 23, 2016
Beekeeping: Honey Harvest Workshop
This ​workshop ​will ​teach ​attendees ​how ​to ​properly ​and ​safely ​harvest ​honey ​from ​bee ​hives.
Location: Noble Foundation Learning Center
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
There is no fee for this event
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Aug 2, 2016
Winter Pasture Stocker Seminar
Dynamics in the cattle market have changed dramatically since 2014. Consultants will provide a look into the economics and production of stocker cattle in winter pasture forage programs.
Location: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, Ardmore, Okla.
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event

Aug 25, 2016
White-tailed Deer Management Workshop
White-tailed deer are Oklahoma's most popular wildlife resource. This workshop will provide key insights to deer behavior and biology to help producers better understand and manage this resource. Registration includes lunch.
Location: Arcadia Conservation Education Area, Edmond, Okla.
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registration fee: $20.00

Aug 30, 2016
Fall Cattle Seminar
As fall approaches, beef cattle producers in the Southern Great Plains are preparing to wean calves and developing plans to get the cow herd through the winter. This seminar will focus on issues that are key to this process: weaning management, supplementation strategies and marketing considerations based on price outlook.
Location: Ardmore Convention Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event

Sep 13, 2016
Fall Grazing Workshop
Join us at the Dixon Water Foundation for a look at a high-stock density grazing system in a fixed versus flexible paddock design.
Location: Dixon Water Foundation
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
There is no fee for this event

Sep 29, 2016
Pecan 101 Workshop
There are many aspects of pecan production, from planning to planting to marketing. This course will cover all aspects of annual production, including fertilization and pest management. Registration includes lunch.
Location: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, Ardmore, Okla.
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration fee: $20.00

Oct 27, 2016
It Starts Here
 
It Starts Here
"George Washington" (as portrayed by Colonial Williamsburg historical interpreter Ron Carnegie)'s campaign "It Starts Here" will focus on the importance of being involved in the election of our nation's leaders.
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Location: Ardmore Convention Center
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
There is no fee for this event

Nov 5, 2016
Beginning Beekeeping Class Part I
Location: Noble Foundation Pavilion
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event

Nov 12, 2016
Beginning Beekeeping Class Part II
Location: Noble Foundation Pavilion
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event

Dec 1, 2016
Managing Taxes for Ag Producers
Location: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, Ardmore, Okla.
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
There is no fee for this event