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 Jackie Kelley at the Noble Foundation: 580.224.6360 or jmkelley@noble.org

The Noble Foundation campus and events are:
Tobacco Free

Apr 22, 2014
Pecan Grafting Workshop
Pecan trees being planted in an orchard should be propagated to a proven cultivar by grafting or building. This workshop will teach attendees the science and art of grafting. Participants can chose to attend the morning session (9am-noon) or afternoon session (1pm-4pm).
Location: Noble Foundation Pavilion
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
More information | Agenda
Apr 24, 2014
Spring Grazing Workshop
Behind every successful operation there is an operational plan that is being implemented. Destiny Ranch is an example of such management where a plan is made and every detail is followed. Come experience with the Payne family, their process of “Creating the Plan; Working the Plan” as it pertains to land stewardship and intensive grazing management. Registration includes lunch.
Location: Destiny Ranch, St. Louis, Okla.
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration fee: $20.00
More information | Agenda
May 14, 2014
Pond Workshop
A healthy pond can be a significant asset to any farming or ranching operation. Attendees will learn water quality requirements and how to maintain ponds for optimal fisheries production. Registration fee includes lunch.
Registration and Agenda coming soon
Location: Noble Foundation Pavilion
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Registration fee: $20.00

May 29, 2014
Basic Ag: Livestock Options for Small Producers
This program will address pros and cons of livestock enterprises common to small producers. Attendees will learn the basic principles of soil and forage production which is important to all livestock operations. Various enterprises a small producer might choose will also be discussed. There will be brief discussions on health, nutrition, reproduction and marketing.
Registration and Agenda coming soon
Location: Kruse Auditorium
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Jun 25, 2014
Summer Prescribed 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. Registration includes lunch.
Registration and Agenda coming soon
Location: Noble Foundation Oswalt Road Ranch
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration fee: $20.00