Uncategorized Events

Senior Trip to Scenic 77 Drive and Treasure Valley Casino

May 15th, 2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Take a drive on Scenic 77 and visit the casino!

Senior Trip to the Artesian Hotel

April 18th, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Visit the Artesian Casino, Bedre' Cafe', and the Shops at the Artesian.

Managing Vegetable Crops

April 16th, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Growing vegetables in the Southern Great Plains can be rewarding and profitable, but it doesn’t come without challenges. Weather, pests, and limited soil and water resources all combine to frustrate even seasoned growers. This course is designed to focus on the cultural practices, specific to each group of vegetable crops, that will reduce risk and increase success.

The Dance of Perfection, Mental Health & Wellness Forum

April 9th, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Cathi Neal, Ph.D. , Founder and CEO of Changing Course Foundation presents: The Dance of Perfectionism. Come join us as we look at how the drive for perfection can lead to feelings of failure, unworthiness and stress. Dr. Neal will discuss solutions for controlling the uncontrollable, when good really is good enough, and how to let go of the control perfectionism has over us. Admission is FREE and lunch is included; enrollment is necessary as seating is limited. Please call Southern Tech to enroll: 580-224-8201 or 5810-224-8200.

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.

Senior Trip to Winstar Casinos

March 12th, 2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Visit the casino and the Gran Via Breakfast Buffet

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.

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.