Education Events

Managing Fruit Crops

April 2nd, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The challenges inherent to growing fruit in the Southern Great Plains are many and varied. Weather, pests, and limited soil and water resources combine to frustrate even seasoned growers. This course is designed to focus on cultural practices, specific to each type of fruit crop, that will reduce risk and increase success.

Planting Vegetable and Fruit Crops

March 26th, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This event will showcase the various tools and techniques used in seeding and transplanting vegetable crops. Attendees will also see a demonstration of the proper way to plant small fruit and tree fruit. This course is intended for backyard and commercial-scale plantings.

Preparing Soils for Specialty Crop Planting

March 12th, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This event will showcase techniques used to improve soil and prepare for planting fruit and vegetable crops on both a large and small scale. Attendees will have the opportunity to see various tillage, bedding and mulch-laying equipment in action. Procedures to be demonstrated include: primary tillage, secondary tillage, seed bed preparation, bed construction and plastic mulch application.

Managing Soil Nutrients for Pastures and Hayfields

March 5th, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join the Noble Research Institute’s soil and crop consultants as they discuss concepts in pasture and hayfield fertilization. Efficient and economical fertilization to increase yields while minimizing environmental risks is imperative to any operation using fertilizers. This seminar will cover the essential information you need to implement an effective nutrient management program.

The MORE Foundation 6th Annual "Get Smart" Trivia Night

March 1st, 2019 5:45 PM - 9:30 PM
A Casual & Fun Night to Wine, Dine, and Use Your Mind

Developing Your Replacement Heifers

February 22nd, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Proper heifer development is critical to improving longevity in your herd. Selecting for maternal traits is important for improving efficiency in your cow herd and complementing your production goals. This class will provide selection traits and strategies that are critical for developing heifers that match your production goals and environment.

FREE: How to Survive a Wage & Hour Investigation

February 13th, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
FREE: How to Survive a Wage & Hour Investigation. A free training event for employers in all industries. Fair Labor Standards Act will also be included, as well as Family and Medical Leave Act overview. Class is taught by the DOL Wage & Hour Division.

Pruning Pecan Trees for Improved Production

February 12th, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Proper pruning and maintenance will ensure ease of operation and longevity of tree life. This field day will provide a demonstration of the different techniques used in pruning pecan trees. Attendees will learn how to properly prune both young and producing pecan trees through in-field demonstration.

Distribution Basics for Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans: Managing Assets in the Most Tax-Efficient Manner

February 2nd, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gaddis & Gaddis Wealth Management free, public workshop will provide valuable information for individuals who are: close to retirement, thinking about moving money from an employer-sponsored retirement fund, or changing jobs.

Distribution Basics for Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans: Managing Assets in the Most Tax-Efficient Manner

February 2nd, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Gaddis & Gaddis Wealth Management free, public workshop will provide valuable information for individuals who are: close to retirement, thinking about moving money from an employer-sponsored retirement fund, or changing jobs.