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Past Events

April 27, 2013
Resilient Farmer Workshop

Forty-five people gathered at the Kerr Ranch to learn how to make their farms and ranches more resilient – able to rebound from setbacks like droughts and floods - by understanding and nourishing the soil food web.

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September 22, 2012

Field Day: Meat Goats for Beginners;
Oklahoma Forage-Based Buck Test Results

An eager crowd from several states attended the Kerr Center's field day on commercial meat goats, capped with an awards ceremony for the 2012 Oklahoma Forage-Based Buck Test, on September 22.

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May 17, 2012

Oklahoma Pollinator Conservation Short Course

Farmers, ranchers, and NRCS and non-profit staff attended this workshop, sponsored by the SARE Professional Development Program and the Xerces Society, and hosted at the Kerr Center's Stewardship Farm and Ranch.

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Steve Diver

April 28, 2012

Workshop: The Resilient Farmer

Featured speaker Steve Diver drew a capacity crowd to the Resilient Farmer workshop, which focused on compost, soil quality, and building healthy soil.

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Dave Sparks

September 24, 2011

Field Day: Commercial Goats; Oklahoma Forage-Based Buck Test Results

About 25 people from several states attended the Kerr Center's field day on commercial meat goats, capped with an awards ceremony for the 2011 Oklahoma Forage-Based Buck Test, on September 24.

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Dave Sparks

September 17, 2011

Field Day: Organic Techniques and Heirloom Varieties

Nearly 60 people from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas attended the Kerr Center’s “Organic Techniques and Heirloom Varieties” field day on Saturday, September 17.

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Dave Sparks

April 8-9, 2011

Healthy Soils, Healthy Livestock Workshop

Over fifty people from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Kansas attended the Kerr Center’s “Healthy Soils, Healthy Livestock” grazing workshop on Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, 2011.

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Dave Sparks

July 14, 2010

County Agricultural Agents from Across the U.S. Visit Kerr Center

County agricultural agents from across the United States toured the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture near Poteau Wednesday to learn about center projects and sustainable agriculture in Oklahoma.

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Dave Sparks

May 8, 2010

Multi-species Grazing (Cattle and Goat) Field Day 2010

Forty people from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Kansas attended the Kerr Center’s multi-species grazing field day on Saturday, May 8, 2010.

OSU veterinarian and goat producer Dr. Dave Sparks, and his wife Linda, who manages their goat operation, hosted the group at their farm near Porum.  

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October 10, 2009

Workshop: Hoop Houses
Stratford, Peach Crest Farm

Tod and Jamie Hanley of Trebuchet Gardens in Norman hosted this workshop, explaining and demonstrating their low-cost method of hoop house construction.

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September 2009

Pond-Raised Prawn Field Day

Cashion farmer Jeremy Eaton welcomed visitors to observe and learn about the freshwater prawns (shrimp) he raises in the pond on his farm northwest of Oklahoma City.

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July 2009

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Sustainable Pest Control Workshops

In July 2009, pest management specialists from the Kerr Center and OSU Extension conducted workshops on integrated pest management (IPM) in three different locations around the state.

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Jon Taggert

March 29, 2008

Natural Livestock: Production, Care, & Marketing

Connors State College
Warner, OK

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Vicki Townsend

May 4, 2008

Farm to School at THE Farm

THE Farm
Atoka County

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