Farmers and ranchers from across the state will gather together next weekend for the Oklahoma Farm Bureau 78th Annual Meeting Nov. 8-10 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.
Fellowship with the Farm Bureau family during Foundation Night Out
After much success last year, Foundation Night Out on Friday evening will serve as a perfect opportunity to catch up with friends from across the state. The informal evening will feature a reception, bingo and corn hole, and a concert with Jimmy Dale and The Beltline.
Hear from some of Oklahoma’s top leaders
The lineup of speakers during the general sessions will be sure to keep members informed and up-to-date on the latest issues in agriculture, rural communities and Oklahoma. Read more about our keynote speakers here.
Learn and grow by attending educational breakout sessions
From industrial hemp to rural health care and more, members will have the opportunity to choose from seven different educational breakout sessions on Friday afternoon. Learn more about those sessions here.
Congratulate OKFB’s best during the awards banquet
Each year, OKFB recognizes members and county Farm Bureaus for their efforts to further agriculture and rural Oklahoma. This year’s awards banquet and dinner will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6:45 p.m. Find a full list of awards to be presented here.
Support the OKFB Foundation for Agriculture by bidding in the silent auction
Throughout Friday and Saturday, members will have the chance to bid on a variety of items from farm and ranch equipment, home decor, jewelry and more! All proceeds from the silent auction will benefit OKFB Foundation for Agriculture programs including Bushels for Books, Porks for Packs, the Grown For You Commodity Trailer and more.
Finalize grassroots policy during the resolutions session
After months of discussion on some of the biggest issues facing farmers and ranchers today, OKFB members will come together to finalize their grassroots policy for the next year. The policy proposals have worked their way from the county Farm Bureaus, through the state resolutions committee, and now will come before the full delegate body on Saturday.
Browse the OKFB Expo Trade Show
Members attending the three-day convention are encouraged to visit the variety of exhibitors in the OKFB Expo, including farm equipment, agribusiness services, jewelry, home decor and more. Check out the full list of vendors here.
Finish out the weekend with new coffee sessions
New this year, OKFB members will be encouraged to attend one of three new coffee talk sessions on Sunday morning at 7:15 a.m. The three sessions will be for county presidents, Women’s Leadership Committee members and public policy. Following the coffee talks, all members are invited to attend a breakfast and worship service at 8 a.m. featuring Sen. James Lankford.