Joe Pokay
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Joe Pokay

General Ranch Manager

Joe Pokay serves as general ranch manager, providing oversight to the management and operations of Noble ranches and livestock facilities encompassing 14,000 acres across seven ranches.

Before coming to Noble Research Institute in 2021, Pokay served as a unit manager in the Deseret Ranch system in Cedar Vale, Kansas. He has been full time in production agriculture with family ranches and corporate ranches since graduating from college in 2007.


  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Ag-Business, Colorado State University, 2007


  • Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certified since 2017
  • Trained/Practiced in Planned and Adaptive Grazing
  • Trained/Practiced in Stockmanship and Low-Stress Cattle Handling

Professional Memberships

  • Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association
  • National Cattlemen’s Beef Association