January 2018

AFBF 2018 Convention and IDEAg Trade Show
January 5-10, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

Oklahoma Farm Bureau members will head to Nashville January 5-10, 2018, for the American Farm Bureau Convention and IDEAg Trade Show

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Contact Person: Melisa Neal


OKFB Campaign Management Seminar
January 26-27, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Oklahoma Farm Bureau hosts a campaign management seminar for people intrested in running for elected positions.

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Contact Person: Tasha Duncan


February 2018

State Legislature Convenes
February 5, 2018
Oklahoma City, OK

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Contact Person: Tasha Duncan
Phone: 405-523-2539


AFBF Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference
February 16-19, 2018
Reno, NV

Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers travel to Reno, Nevada, to meet with young agriculture leaders from around the nation to learn and build connections.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


Farm Bureau Week
February 19-23, 2018
State of Oklahoma

County Farm Bureaus around Oklahoma will host events in their local communities to raise awareness of Farm Bureau and share the benefits of a Farm Bureau membership.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


March 2018

State Legislative Leadership Conference
March 5-6, 2018
Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma Farm Bureau members join in Oklahoma City to hear from lawmakers, state officials and leaders from around the state to learn about legislative progress and upcoming legislative and regulatory issues that affect agriculture.

Contact Person: Tasha Duncan
Phone: 405-530-2681


YF&R Legislative Day
March 5-6, 2018
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

This is an opportunity for YF&R members to meet personally with members of the state legislature and learn more about the issues being discussed at the state Capitol.

Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


Oklahoma Youth Expo
March 6-16, 2018
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK

The world's largest junior livestock show hits the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds where thousands of students from around the state gather to show their animals in the capstone event of the livestock show season.

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National Agriculture Day
March 20, 2018

National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.

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OKFB Women's Leadership State Committee Meeting
March 26-27, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

The OKFB Women's Leadership Committee's state committee meets for an organization and planning meeting.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


Farm City Festival
March 27, 2018
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

One of the Women's Leadership Committee's most popular activities is the Farm City Festival held at the state Capitol during the legislative session. Women from across the state bring food items produced in Oklahoma to educate lawmakers and their staffs about the Oklahoma agriculture industry.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


April 2018

YF&R District Scholarship Deadline
April 2, 2018

The OKFB YF&R Committee presents scholarships each spring to nine high school seniors. An applicant’s family must be a voting member of Farm Bureau, and should be enrolling in a full-time agriculture major at one of Oklahoma's colleges. 

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


Ag Day at the Capitol
April 10, 2018
Oklahoma State Capitol, OKC

Join Oklahoma's agriculture groups and others as we bring the story of agriculture to the Oklahoma legislature.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


Congressional Action Tour
April 17-22, 2018
Washington D.C.

Oklahoma Farm Bureau members visit Washington, D.C., to visit with their Congressmen to discuss issues that affect agriculture and rural Oklahoma.

Contact Person: Tasha Duncan
Phone: 405-530-2681


Earth Day 2018
April 22, 2018

Every day is earth day on Oklahoma farms and ranches! Help us show the world how agriculturalists care for our land and natural resources by sharing agriculture's story.


May 2018

Oklahoma FFA State Convention
May 1-2, 2018
Cox Center, OKC

Oklahoma FFA members descend upon OKC to learn and grow, and OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers will be there!

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OKFB YF&R Golf Tournament
May 4, 2018
TBA

OKFB's Young Farmers and Ranchers' annual scramble-style golf tournament benefits the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Legal Foundation. The tournament is open to all golfers.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


Oklahoma Legislature Adjourns
May 25, 2018
Oklahoma State Capitol, OKC

Sine die is by 5 p.m. for the Oklahoma legislature.

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Contact Person: Tasha Duncan
Phone: 405-530-2681


June 2018

On the Road with Ag in the Classroom
June 12-14, 2018
State of Oklahoma

OKFB joins teachers from around the state of Oklahoma as they learn more about agriculture and its impact in Oklahoma.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


National Ag in the Classroom conference
June 26-29, 2018
Portland, Maine

Teachers and women in agriculture will gather in Missouri for the 2017 National Agriculture in the Classroom conference.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2307


July 2018

Nurse's Scholarship Application Deadline
July 1, 2018

Members of the OKFB Women's Leadership Committee understand the importance of the nursing profession and how any and all financial support contributes to a student's future. To assist Farm Bureau members with the costs associated with nurse's training, we offer three $500 scholarships every year to qualifying students. 

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


OKFB YF&R State Leadership Conference
July 13-15, 2018

Young Farmers and Ranchers from around Oklahoma will gather to learn and grow together as they develop lasting relationships.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


OKFB Women's Leadership State Committee Meeting
July 15, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

The OKFB Women's Leadership Committee's state committee meets for an organization and planning meeting.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


State Ag in the Classroom Conference
July 16, 2018

Join teachers and women in agriculture for the 2017 Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom conference.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2305


OSU Big Three Field Days
July 17-19, 2018
Stillwater, OK

OKFB's Young Farmers and Ranchers sponsor this three-day educational livestock judging event for Oklahoma students.

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State High School Discussion Meet
July 17, 2018
Stillwater, OK

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers will host their annual high school discussion meet during Big Three Field Days at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. The contest provides an opportunity for Oklahoma high school students to participate in the discussion meet, a meeting-format discussion.

Contact Person: Zac Swartz

August 2018

State Farm & Ranch Family Recognition Award Due
August 15, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Applications for OKFB State Farm & Ranch Family Recognition Award must be submitted to OKFB Women's Leadership Committee Members by this date.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


September 2018

YF&R State Fair Livestock Judging
September 13, 2018
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK

OKFB's Young Farmers & Ranchers sponsor their annual livestock judging event at the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair in OKC.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


OKFB Women's Leadership Committee Fall Conference
September 28-29, 2018
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

OKFB women come together for their annual statewide conference.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


October 2018

YF&R Achievement Award applications due
October 1, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Applications for the OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award must be submitted to the OKFB home office by this date.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


YF&R Excellence in Agriculture applications due
October 1, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Applications for the OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture award must be submitted to the OKFB home office by this date.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


Other Awards Deadline
October 15, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Other awards for OKFB's annual convention must be submitted by this date.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


OKFB Women's Leadership State Committee Meeting
October 16, 2018
OKFB Home Office, OKC

The OKFB Women's Leadership Committee's state committee meets for an organization and planning meeting.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


State Resolutions Meeting
October 17-18, 2018
Oklahoma City, OK

OKFB members meet in Oklahoma City to discuss policy change resolutions submitted from county Farm Bureaus.

Contact Person: Tasha Duncan
Phone: 405-530-2681


November 2018

OKFB Annual Meeting
November 16-18, 2018
Embassy Suites, Norman

OKFB's largest annual gathering of OKFB members will be held at the Embassy Suites in Norman.

Contact Person: Melisa Neal
Phone: 405-523-2475