Several county Farm Bureaus were recognized for excellence during the Oklahoma Farm Bureau 75th Annual Meeting Nov. 11 in Oklahoma City.
Each year, OKFB recognizes the county Farm Bureaus that have excelled in program areas such as membership, program planning, policy development, policy execution, information and public affairs, political education, women’s activities and Young Farmers and Ranchers with a Presidential Star Award.
Alfalfa, Garfield, Noble, Payne and Seminole each received the Six Star Award for excelling in six program areas.
Receiving the Five Star Award were: Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Pontotoc and Texas.
Four Star Awards were presented to: Creek, Kingfisher, Major, Muskogee, Nowata and Stephens.
Three Star Awards were presented to: Cherokee, Cotton, Haskell, Kay, Latimer, Pottawatomie, Tulsa, Washington and Woods.
OKFB also recognized the county Farm Bureaus that reached their membership quotas: Adair, Alfalfa, Beaver, Coal, Cotton, Custer, Delaware, Ellis, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Haskell, Jackson, Jefferson, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Love, McClain, Major, Mayes, Noble, Nowata, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Pawnee, Pottawatomie, Pushmataha, Seminole and Texas.
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.