Oklahoma Farm Bureau honored achievements and accomplishments of the organization’s members during the past year at OKFB’s annual awards banquet held Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Omni Hotel in Oklahoma City.
Awards were presented to county Farm Bureaus for outstanding achievement in advocating for agriculture and Oklahoma’s rural communities with county star awards, the John I. Taylor Award, the Lewis H. Munn Award and more.
Awards were also given to young farmers and ranchers, members of Oklahoma’s agriculture community, and nine farm and ranch families who were recognized for upholding our state’s richest agricultural traditions.
Meet our 2023 Award Winners:
2023: Jake and Kelly Decker
2024: Garrett Haskins
YF&R members who earn the majority of their income from production agriculture
2023: Jake and Meggie Gibbs
2024: LC and Jaclyn Darling
YF&R members who do not earn the majority of their income from production agriculture
2023: Leslie Lewis
2024: Jacob Beck
Collegiate: Cassidy Cashen
High School: Ashlee Purvine
Meet nine amazing Oklahoma Farm and Ranch families who were recognized as OKFB’s 2023 Farm and Ranch Family Recognition program recipients at the 2023 OKFB annual meeting. Watch the Farm and Ranch Family feature videos and get to know these outstanding agriculturalists who work diligently to uphold our state’s most cherished traditions while growing and raising food, fiber and fuel for our world.
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.