The NRI ESM team has continued with collaborative engagement activities across the full range of the agricultural supply and value chains, including with farm and ranching communities, commodity groups, and potential corporate partners. Work also continues on technical issues, including development of the technical and logistical requirements of a platform to collect and store data and track progress of the overall program.
To showcase different concepts possible for backyard farming, the Noble Research Institute will host a Backyard Farming: Intensive Small Space Food Systems workshop from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Noble Research Institute Small-Scale Agriculture Demonstration Area, located on the main campus.
The Noble Research Institute will host a three-part specialty crop seminar series from 6:30 to 8 p.m., on Tuesdays, Sept. 4, 11 and 18, at the Noble Research Institute Kruse Auditorium to help landowners learn how to systematically approach specialty crop production.
Noble Research Institute Director of Communications and Public Relations J. Adam Calaway received the 2018 Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) Award of Excellence in Publishing and Graphic Design at this year's conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.
A quick high level update on a number of activities pertinent to the Ecosystem Services Market program. Thanks to those active ESM members for their continuous contributions to this ambitious effort.
Noble Research Institute consultants will host a So You Want to Raise Cattle Workshop to provide new and prospective producers with a concrete foundation of the primary considerations involved in entering into beef cattle production.
Noble Research Institute economics program lead and agricultural economics consultant Myriah Johnson, Ph.D., and agriculture technology applications coordinator Dillon Payne have been selected to participate in Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program (OALP) Class XIX.
The Noble Research Institute’s Ecosystem Service Market (ESM) Program is pleased to announce the award of a contract for protocol development for ecosystem service market credits from agricultural working lands has been awarded to Kieser & Associates, LLC (K&A).
The latest request for proposals, which has just been released, is a communications RFP designed to solicit an agency of record to support the ESM program. The selected firm will help the ESM program develop its branding and positioning strategy and help devise outreach campaigns to ranchers and farmers, key stakeholders, investors, buyers, and program supporters.
The Noble Research Institute, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Prescribed Burn Association (OPBA), and the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture will co-host a Growing Season Prescribed Burn Field Day to discuss the benefits and proper use of prescribed burning for land management.