The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.

Agricultural Events

The Noble Foundation offers many educational opportunities that are open to the public. With subjects ranging from forages to hunter safety to horticulture, these events are interesting and informative. Make plans to attend today!

For more information about public educational 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 23, 2015
Basic Ag Field Day: Livestock Management **NEW DATE**
The field day will focus on stocker cattle enterprise options for small producers. Basic livestock handling and recommendations regarding purchasing and receiving, health protocol, nutrition, and marketing for small-scale producers will also be discussed.
Location: Noble Foundation McMillan Farm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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Jul 9, 2015
Winter Pasture Stocker Seminar
This ​seminar ​will ​cover ​cool-season ​forage ​variety ​selection, ​grasshopper ​and ​armyworm ​control, ​careful ​use ​of ​antibiotics ​including ​the ​most ​recent ​information ​on ​veterinary ​feed ​directives, ​economic ​projections ​for ​the ​cattle ​market, ​and ​value ​of ​gain ​this ​fall. ​Current ​and ​upcoming ​Noble ​Foundation ​research ​will ​also ​be ​presented.
Location: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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Jul 21, 2015 to Jul 22, 2015
Summer Burn Workshop
Prescribed ​burning ​is ​an ​effective ​tool ​in ​land ​resource ​management, ​but ​it ​must ​be ​used ​in ​a ​safe ​and ​proper ​manner. ​This ​two-day ​workshop ​is ​designed ​to ​introduce ​participants ​to ​the ​various ​aspects ​of ​burning, ​demonstrate ​how ​to ​conduct ​a ​safe ​burn ​and ​give ​a ​hands-on ​experience ​in ​a ​controlled ​setting. ​If ​weather ​permits, ​afternoon ​demonstration ​burns ​will ​be ​conducted. ​Participants ​are ​welcome ​to ​attend ​one ​or ​both ​days.
Location: Marietta High School
There is no fee for this event.
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Aug 18, 2015
Pecan Pest Management Workshop
This ​workshop ​will ​educate ​producers ​on ​how ​to ​identify ​pecan ​insects ​and ​diseases, ​and ​the ​proper ​control ​method.
Location: Noble Foundation Kruse Auditorium
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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Aug 25, 2015
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 ​cowherd ​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: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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Aug 25, 2015
Summer Integrity Beef Meeting
The ​Integrity ​Beef ​Alliance ​is ​a ​cow/calf ​program ​with ​goals ​of ​increasing ​marketability ​of ​ranch-raised ​calves ​through ​increased ​brand ​recognition, ​addition ​of ​stacked ​value-added ​traits ​and ​volume ​sales ​of ​high ​quality ​calves. ​The ​summer ​Integrity ​Beef ​Alliance ​membership ​meeting ​will ​allow ​producers ​interested ​in ​or ​new ​to ​the ​program ​to ​meet ​seasoned ​program ​producers ​and ​to ​learn ​about ​program ​specifics ​and ​the ​protocol ​for ​the ​upcoming ​year. Registration free for members.
Location: Noble Foundation Pavilion
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Registration fee: $20.00
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Oct 13, 2015
Wildlife White-Tailed Deer Management Workshop
Details coming soon
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Oct 23, 2015
Basic Ag Field Day: Wildlife Management
Details coming soon
Location: Noble Foundation McMillan Farm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Nov 3, 2015
Wildlife Deer Processing Workshop
Details coming soon
Location: Noble Foundation Pavilion
Time: 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Nov 10, 2015
Grazing Workshop: Fall Stock of Winter
Details coming soon
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Dec 8, 2015
Tax School: Managing Taxes for Ag Producers
Details coming soon
Location: Noble Foundation Kruse Auditorium
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
There is no fee for this event.