Ag Advocacy Awards were presented to State Senator Eddie Fields and USDA Risk Management Regional Director Francie Tolle. Special recognition was given to FFA Executive Secretary Kent Boggs and former FFA Foundation Director Kendall Brashears.
The 2018 Oklahoma legislative session convenes Feb. 5 and it will be a critical session for Oklahoma agriculture.
This contest recognizes Oklahoma youth who have an interest in livestock, excel in showmanship skills and have knowledge of the livestock industry to include production, management, processing and end product utilization. Entry forms are due March 9th.
Abundant production in 2017 coupled with good demand has kept Oklahoma farmers and ranchers in the economic game. As we look ahead to 2018, economic analysts expect more of the same economic fundamentals with hints of optimistic gains.
One Officer’s position, one Independent District Board of Director seat and two Agent Director’s Board seats will be decided during this 113th Convention. The Officer and Board of Directors’ seats up for election are: Vice President, Independent Director District 2, Agent Director District 1, and Agent Director District 4.
The Farm & Ranch Forum will be during KNID Agrifiest at the Chisholm Trail Expo Center on Friday, January 12th. The forum will feature keynote speaker Burns Hargis, Oklahoma State University President.
The holidays are a time of year to spend time with family and friends. Unfortunately, it is also a time for increased insurance claims due to theft, safety hazards and much more. We have compiled a list of helpful tips to help you through the season.
We invite you to attend the 2017 Rural to Urban Outreach Reception during the Tulsa Farm Show on December 8th. This is a great opportunity to meet with Tulsa area legislators.
American Farmers & Ranchers is lauding the appointment of Scott Biggs as state executive director of the USDA Farm Service Agency for Oklahoma. Biggs, a livestock producer and former Prosecutor for the Grady County District Attorney's office, is currently a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
This popular event is held in the fall of each year and is available to members and non-members. Students in grades 4-12 compete in their respective category at District contests held around the state.