The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers are pleased to announce a new event will be added to the OKFB convention schedule. On Thursday, Nov. 13, at 10 a.m., YF&R will host the inaugural high school discussion meet for FFA and 4-H members throughout the state to take part in as an educational and résumé-building experience.Continue Reading ...
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“Oklahoma Farm Bureau applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for standing with farmers and ranchers across the country by passing H.R. 5078, Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. This legislation will help protect rural Oklahoma from the regulatory overreach by the EPA, specifically the proposed WOTUS rule. We now ask our Oklahoma senate delegation to work with the House and pass H.R. 5078.”Continue Reading ...
Join Oklahoma Farm Bureau in Tulsa Nov. 14-16 for our 73rd annual meeting! The convention will be held at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center.
Our 2014 OKFB Convention theme is "Farming our Future." We hope you will join us as Oklahoma Farm Bureau members from around our state join together to steer their organization forward to meet the needs of agriculture and rural America well into the future.
For more information about the conference center, you can visit their website here. The overflow hotel, which is now taking reservations, is the Marriot Courtyard. You can contact them at (918) 994-4500. Or you can visit their website here. For more information on hotels, contact Melisa Neal at (405) 523-2475.
Listed below are a few highlights of the schedule for our 73rd annual meeting. Please note that the schedule is subject to change, and this information will be updated to reflect schedule changes. The final schedule will be distributed at convention.
Friday, Nov. 14
|9 a.m.||Registration Opens|
|10 a.m.||YF&R Discussion Meet|
|10 a.m.||Trade Show Opens|
|1:30 p.m.||Opening Session|
|7 p.m.||Awards Program|
|8:30 p.m.||Ice Cream Social|
Saturday, Nov. 15
|8 a.m.||Registration Opens|
|8 a.m.||Trade Show Opens|
|8:45 a.m.||OFBMIC Policyholders Meeting|
|9:30 a.m.||General Session|
|1:30 p.m.||District Caucuses (Districts 1, 4 & 7)|
|2:15 p.m.||General Session|
|7 p.m.||Dinner & Entertainment Featuring the Peterson Farm Brothers|
Sunday, Nov. 16
|9:15 a.m.||Memorial & Worship Service|