“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 ...
Oklahoma Farm Bureau Safety Services will be hosting a Farm Safety Day on Sept. 20, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The event will be held in conjunction with the Heart of America Farm Show at the Tulsa RV Ranch.Continue Reading ...
Bushels for Books is an exciting new program offered by the Young Farmers and Ranchers in cooperation with the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation. As we kick off our back-to-school season, it brings us all back to the focus of getting agriculture into classrooms across the state of Oklahoma.Continue Reading ...
The economic impact of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System was highlighted during an August 28 press event at the Port of Catoosa. Hosted by Oklahoma Farm Bureau, the event featured presentations from U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-2, Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Jim Reese and OKFB President Tom Buchanan.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 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|