Each year at the OKFB Annual Meeting, we honor our members and counties who go above and beyond in promoting the organization and agriculture across the state.
Our farmers and ranchers are the backbone of our grassroots organization, and we work to recognize those members.
Below meet the winners of the awards presented during the organization’s largest gathering of farmers and ranchers.
John I. Taylor Award
Named after OKFB’s first president, this award recognizes the top county Farm Bureau. As OKFB’s highest county recognition, selection is made from counties earning the Six-Star Presidential Award.
Lewis H. Munn Award
Known as the Farm Bureau Builder’s Award, this award is named for OKFB’s second state president who served for 22 years. It is awarded every year to the county the strongest program in a chosen area.
Distinguished Service Award
This award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to agriculture and the Farm Bureau organization.
District Farm and Ranch Family Recognition
The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership committee is proud to recognize nine outstanding farm and ranch families from around our state.
Golden Eagle Award
This award recognizes the individual or county who worked to recruit the most new standalone OKFB federation members throughout the year.
County Excellence Award
Modeled after the AFBF County Activities of Excellence Award, this award recognizes county Farm Bureaus with the most outstanding or unique local program, activity or event. The award is given to one small and one large county Farm Bureau based on membership.
YF&R Achievement Award
The Achievement Award recognizes Young Farmers & Ranchers who have excelled in their farm or ranch and have honed their leadership abilities through Farm Bureau and other activities and organizations.
YF&R Excellence in Agriculture Award
The award is presented to young farmers and ranchers – who do not derive a majority of their income from an operation – for excellence in agriculture and Farm Bureau.
YF&R Charles L. Roff Award
Presented to the state’s top county YF&R committee, the Charles L. Roff Award encourages YF&R members to improve their local committees while strengthening the Farm Bureau organization.
YF&R Discussion Meet Winners
The OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers named the winners of three discussion meet competitive events who participated in a panel–style discussion.
County Farm Bureau Awards
Each year, OKFB recognizes the county Farm Bureaus that have excelled in program areas such as membership, public policy, local affairs, service to members, Women’s Leadership Committee and Young Farmers and Ranchers with a Presidential Star Award.
District Administrator of the Year Award
This award is presented to one county Farm Bureau administrator from each OKFB district for their contributions to the overall success of their county Farm Bureau.
Bushels for Books Recipients
Teachers and librarians from across the state can submit an application to be chosen to receive a basket of accurate agriculture books courtesy of the OKFB Foundation for Agriculture and the OKFB Women’s Leadership Committee.