Wichert honored with OFB Distinguished Service award
Clara Wichert of Major County was recognized as the Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Farm Bureau award winner at the OFB 71st Annual Convention Nov. 10, in Oklahoma City.
The Distinguished Service Award honors OFB members who have made outstanding contributions to agriculture and the Farm Bureau organization. Wichert has been an active OFB member for more than 40 years. She and her late husband, Lloyd, raised cattle and wheat on their farm near Fairview, and she continues to help her two sons with the operation.
Wichert has been a member of the OFB State Women’s Committee and served as the chairman for eight years. She has also been involved with Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom since it’s first organizational meeting in 1981. She is a charter member and still serves on the AITC advisory board, and she received the 2012 National Ag in the Classroom Ag Advocate award.
Clara Wichert of Fairview, Okla., (center), poses with her family as she receives the 2012 Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Farm Bureau Award from OFB Executive Director Monica Wilke (left) and OFB President Mike Spradling (right) at the 2012 OFB annual meeting in Oklahoma City November 10.
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