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One of the many things that I have learned since arriving at the Noble Research Institute is that prescribed burns are a big thing out here.
Drought and ongoing wildfires turned western Oklahoma into a governor-declared disaster zone by April 13. Ten days later, the still-blazing fires covered more than 349,000 acres.
Jimmy Emmons, a farmer and rancher from Leedey, Oklahoma, describes Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, as a prized friend whose kindness and generosity will leave as large a mark as his on-the-job accomplishments.
Jimmy and Ginger Emmons press on from the Rhea Fire knowing it cannot overpower the agriculture community’s spirit or the soil’s ability to give life.