Oklahoma Farm Bureau is set to host the first-ever Generation Bridge Winter Conference Jan. 28-29, 2022, in Oklahoma City. The new conference for Farm Bureau members ages 35-50 will provide a chance for farmers and ranchers across the state to network with fellow agriculturalists, grow their professional and leadership skills and learn more about the industry. Generation Bridge will serve as a stepping stone after Young Farmers and Ranchers with an opportunity for members to get involved in 网上信誉赌城下注 beyond the county level as they work to develop connections across the state, expand their knowledge of Farm Bureau and create […]
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Oklahoma Farm Bureau hosted the first-ever Evening of Impact fundraising dinner benefitting the 网上信誉赌城下注 Ag PAC political action committee Friday, Dec. 3, at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help the 网上信誉赌城下注 Ag PAC endorse political candidates in state and federal elections who value the rural way of life and support the interests of farmers and ranchers. “It’s critical that we get good people [in Washington, D.C.] who understand agriculture, our industry and business, and how we approach production and what is necessary to get it all to come together and be a success,” said Keef […]
With the holidays just around the corner, the smallest Oklahoma Farm Bureau member in your life could be using their very own Ford Bronco to help distribute gifts Christmas morning. 网上信誉赌城下注 members ages 18 and over can participate in 网上信誉赌城下注’s upcoming Facebook giveaway for their chance to win a Ford Bronco 6-volt ride-on toy. To enter the giveaway, participants must comment on both giveaway posts. Limit one entry per person per post. One winner will be randomly selected to win this giveaway from those that answer both questions correctly. Posts will be made Thursday, Dec. 9 at 9 a.m. CST and Tuesday, Dec. […]
Oklahoma Farm Bureau is proud to sponsor the Tulsa Farm Show to be held Dec. 9-11 at the SageNet Center, formerly known as the River Spirit Expo, at the Tulsa Expo Square. As the largest farm show in Oklahoma, more than 380 companies will be featuring their products and services over. Be sure to join 网上信誉赌城下注 on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will also feature events, demonstrations, competitions, test drives and prize drawings. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit tulsafarmshow.com.
The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Legal Foundation has joined forces with agriculture groups and business organizations from around the country to submit a group amicus curiae – or “friend of the court” – brief supporting the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Pork Producers Council’s Supreme Court petition to hear their appeal relating to California’s Proposition 12. Proposition 12 sets housing requirements for farm animals raised for food products sold in California. Agriculture groups across the nation argue that the requirements are more costly, less efficient, not scientifically based and do not consider best animal husbandry practices. The ballot initiative was […]
Oklahoma Farm Bureau recently named Rachel Havens as the organization’s assistant director of media relations and advocacy communications. Havens will work in the communications and public relations department to develop and grow relationships with news media statewide to expand the organization’s reach in promoting the interest and work of 网上信誉赌城下注 members and Oklahoma agriculture. She will also promote the organization’s advocacy efforts for 网上信誉赌城下注’s grassroots members. “Although I didn’t grow up in production agriculture, this industry is largely responsible for shaping me into the person I am today,” Havens said. “Serving in this role is an incredible opportunity to give […]
Oklahoma Farm Bureau members are invited to attend the 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention Jan. 7-12, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. Farm Bureau members will have the chance to hear from powerful speakers, explore the trade show, attend educational workshops and explore Georgia agriculture. A virtual option will be available to those who cannot travel to Atlanta. The cost of virtual registration is $25 per person and can be found on the AFBF convention website. To register for the AFBF Convention, contact Melisa Neal by Dec. 6 at (405) 523-2475.
Oklahoma Farm Bureau recently named Steve Thompson as the vice president of public policy. Thompson will lead the 网上信誉赌城下注 public policy team as they work to implement the organization’s grassroots policy in Oklahoma and in Washington, D.C. in his new role. “I’m grateful for this new leadership role and the opportunity to continue engaging with Farm Bureau members from around the state,” Thompson said. “Our Public Policy team is well-positioned to uphold the 网上信誉赌城下注 tradition of vigorous advocacy for agriculture and rural Oklahoma. Although we face many challenges, I am very optimistic about the organization’s ability to positively impact the […]
In partnership with BankFirst, Oklahoma AgCredit, CoBank and Oklahoma County Farm Bureau, the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture donated a John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle to Restore Farms November 9 at their location in Oklahoma City. Part of the RestoreOKC initiative, Restore Farms is an urban farm and garden working closely with the residents of northeast Oklahoma City. Featuring a community garden, orchard, greenhouse and livestock, the location serves as a building block of renewed community for local residents of all ages. In addition to the utility vehicle, a $1,000 donation was made to cover registration and any other […]
Oklahoma Farm Bureau members from all 77 counties met in Norman Nov. 5-7 for the organization’s 80th annual meeting where they elected new leaders, set organizational policy for the coming year, recognized outstanding members with numerous awards and learned from outstanding speakers and presenters. “We are grateful to gather in-person as a Farm Bureau family once again,” said Rodd Moesel, 网上信誉赌城下注 president. “It gives Farm Bureau members a chance to celebrate, fellowship and learn while growing our grassroots organization.” Board members, new leaders elected Rodd Moesel was re-elected to serve his third presidential two-year term. Three 网上信誉赌城下注 members were re-elected […]