County Farm Bureaus were recognized for their efforts to further agriculture and rural Oklahoma during Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s 78th Annual Meeting Nov. 9 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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.
Comanche, Garfield, Okmulgee and Payne County Farm Bureaus each received the Six-Star Presidential Award for excelling in six program areas.
Receiving the Five-Star Presidential Award were Caddo, Creek, Kiowa, Major, Noble, Seminole, Texas and Woodward County Farm Bureaus.
Four-Star Presidential Awards were presented to Beaver, Kingfisher, Nowata, Oklahoma, Pontotoc, Tulsa, Washington and Washita County Farm Bureaus.
Alfalfa, Cherokee, Greer, Kay, Muskogee, Pottawatomie and Woods County Farm Bureaus were honored with the Three-Star Presidential Award.
OKFB also recognized 27 county Farm Bureaus for reaching membership quotas which include Beckham, Blaine, Canadian, Cleveland, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Grady, Harmon, Haskell, Hughes, Kiowa, Logan, Love, McClain, McCurtain, Marshall, Noble, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Payne, Pushmataha, Roger Mills, Wagoner and Washington County Farm Bureaus.
The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Annual Meeting is the organization’s largest gathering of farmers and ranchers every year. At the event, members vote on grassroots policy, elect leaders and award outstanding individuals. OKFB has a presence in all 77 Oklahoma counties and serves as the voice of agriculture and the rural way of life. To learn more, visit www.okfarmbureau.org.