For nearly eight decades, Oklahoma Farm Bureau has successfully worked for the betterment of agriculture and rural Oklahoma because of the dedicated involvement of members across the state.
Whether developing personal relationships with state leaders, responding to legislative action alerts, staying informed on top legislative issues or hosting legislators in their counties, Farm Bureau members play a crucial role in the grassroots organization’s efforts for agriculture and the rural way of life.
Below, find our tips for becoming an effective advocate with Farm Bureau.
Learn about OKFB’s top issues
OKFB’s 2021 Legislative Session Preview
Tune in as OKFB President Rodd Moesel shares an in-depth overview of the organization’s priority issues in the 2021 state legislative session.
OKFB’s 2021 Legislative Priorities
Read about the top issues on the minds of Oklahoma Farm Bureau members during the 2021 legislative session.
Get involved in OKFB’s advocacy efforts
Sign up for action alerts
Through OKFB’s legislative action alerts, members have the ability to quickly and easily advocate for agriculture and rural Oklahoma right from their farm or ranch by receiving text message alerts.
Visit with legislators
County Farm Bureaus interested in meeting with legislators are encouraged to schedule remote video calls. Contact your county’s field representative for more information.
Join our weekly legislative call
Join the weekly Farm Bureau member-only Zoom call that will allow members to learn about the legislative process, ask questions and voice concerns. Contact an OKFB field representative for more details.
Engaging with state legislators
Farm Bureau members are encouraged to remain involved in the legislative process while taking proper COVID-19 safety precautions. Read below to learn about state Capitol COVID-19 protocols and how to participate virtually.
State Capitol COVID-19 protocols
The Oklahoma Senate and House of Representatives have released a list of protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while still preserving public access to the state Capitol. The protocols include requiring masks where social distancing is not possible, prohibiting public gatherings in legislative chambers, committee rooms and hallways, and reducing committee room and legislative chamber gallery capacities to allow for social distancing.
County Farm Bureaus who wish to schedule meetings with state legislators should contact OKFB public policy staff at (405) 523-2300.
Tune in to legislative proceedings
If you are unable to visit the state Capitol, tune in to live proceedings of the House and Senate floor work and committee hearings by clicking on the links below.
House of Representatives
Need more information?
For any questions or concerns about participating in the legislative process, please contact the OKFB public policy staff at (405) 523-2300.