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

May 10, 2016
Pond Workshop
A healthy pond can be a significant asset to any farming or ranching operation. Attendees will learn about pond construction, vegetation management, sport fish management and water quality.
To register, please contact the Grayson County AgriLife Extension office at 903-813-4205.
Location: Hagerman National Refuge visitors center
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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May 12, 2016
Small Property Livestock and Wildlife Field Day
The field day will cover small property management including livestock, grazing and wildlife habitat management. Consultants will discuss how to balance livestock and wildlife goals simultaneously.
Location: Noble Foundation McMillan Farm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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May 17, 2016
Pecan Pest Management Workshop
Disease and insect control is key to proper management of pecan trees. Attendees will learn about the target control methods and cultural practices for both issues.
Location: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, Ardmore, Okla.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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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, 301 W. California, Gainesville, Texas 76240
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 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: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.
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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: 9:00 am - 4:00 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
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
Location: ODWC Lake Arcadia, Edmond, Okla.
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Aug 30, 2016
Fall Cattle Seminar
Location: Ardmore Convention Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Sep 13, 2016
Grazing Workshop
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
There is no fee for this event.

Sep 29, 2016
Pecan 101 Workshop
Location: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, Ardmore, Okla.
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 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.