1. Staff

Shawn Norton

Field Plot Operations Manager

Norton manages the Ag Services and Resources Core, Small Plot Core, and the Field Plot Operations.

Before coming to the Noble Research Institute in 2001, Norton was a research assistant at RiceTec Inc. He was responsible for overseeing seed purity in rice seed breeding increases. He was also involved in field-scale rice seed breeding operations.

Norton grew up on a family farm in the rural southwest Oklahoma community of Mangum.

  • Bachelor of Science Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University, 1998
  • Certified Crop Adviser
  • Certified Pesticide Applicator
  • Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program Class XVII, 2016