Rangeland society selects two consultants for boards
ARDMORE, Okla. — Two Noble Foundation pasture and range consultants have been selected to serve on Society for Range Management (SRM) boards of directors.
"This is quite an accomplishment for Jeff and Rob," said Billy Cook, Ph.D., Noble Foundation Agricultural Division director. "It's a testament to their professionalism and the respect their peers have for them. They are both knowledgeable advocates for rangeland management issues and are effective in communicating those issues to producers and others in the agriculture industry."
Goodwin recently joined the Noble Foundation in May 2016 after working with landowners for 15 years as a Natural Resources Conservation Service rangeland specialist.
"The Society for Range Management fosters and promotes science-based solutions that address the many issues affecting our native rangelands globally," Goodwin said. "I am proud and honored to have a small role in this process and do my part."
Rob Cook joined the Noble Foundation in 2015 after working as a Natural Resources Conservation Service rangeland specialist for 11 years.
"I'm honored to be elected," Rob Cook said. "I look forward to working alongside the Oklahoma section's leadership and members to continue to be an important voice for rangeland management throughout the state and beyond."
The Society for Range Management is dedicated to supporting people who work with rangelands and have a commitment to the sustainable use, conservation and management of rangelands for the benefit of current societies and future generations.
Noble Foundation Pasture and Range Consultants Jeff Goodwin and Rob Cook were elected to the national and Oklahoma Society of Range Management boards of directors, respectively.
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc. (www.noble.org), headquartered in Ardmore, Okla., is a nonprofit organization conducting agricultural, forage improvement and plant biology research; assisting farmers and ranchers through educational and consultative agricultural programs; and providing grants to nonprofit charitable, educational and health organizations.