1. Staff

Devlon Ford

Cattle and Technology Research Associate

Ford serves as a research associate in the Center for Advanced Agricultural Systems and Technology. Ford contributes to research by helping to coordinate the assignment of livestock to the various research projects both in the Agricultural and Forage Improvement divisions. He specializes in animal handling protocol, herd management and technology advancements in record-keeping.

Before coming to the Noble Research Institute in 1993, Ford worked in the oil and gas industry and Merrico Land and Cattle Co.

Ford grew up helping on a family farm in the south-central Oklahoma communities of Lone Grove and Springer.

Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 1997
  • Associate of Science in Animal Science, Murray State College, 1989
Certifications
  • Oklahoma Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certification
  • Texas Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certification
Professional Memberships
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association
  • Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association