Gov. Kevin Stitt, Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell, Congresswoman Kendra Horn and Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur are three of the headlining state leaders scheduled to speak at the upcoming Oklahoma Farm Bureau Leadership Conference Feb. 17-18 at the Embassy Suites Hotel near downtown Oklahoma City.
The two-day conference also will feature a panel of candidates for Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District, along with state and federal agricultural policy updates and organizational updates. Members will have an opportunity to visit with state leaders and lawmakers during a reception Monday evening and at the state Capitol on Tuesday afternoon.
To reserve a hotel room, please contact the Embassy Suites Hotel at 1-800-445-8667 and mention “Oklahoma Farm Bureau” for a discounted rate. Rooms must be reserved by no later than Jan. 24.
For more information about the conference, please contact OKFB Senior Director of Public Policy Steve Thompson at (405) 523-2300. Below find a tentative agenda.
Monday, Feb. 17
11:30 a.m. Registration
12 p.m. Lunch featuring Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur
12:30 p.m. OKFB Executive Director Thad Doye
1 p.m. Gov. Kevin Stitt
1:30 p.m. Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell
2 p.m. President’s Update – OKFB President Rodd Moesel
2:30 p.m. Promoting the 2020 Census
2:45 p.m. Break
3 p.m. ODAFF Investigative Services Chief Agent Michael Hooper
3:15 p.m. Farm Bill Programs Panel – Scott Biggs, USDA FSA; Gary O’Neill, USDA NRCS; Jim Bellmon, USDA RMS
4 p.m. Adjourn
5 p.m. Reception with state leaders and legislators
6 p.m. Dinner and Awards Program
Tuesday, Feb. 18
6 – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast
8 a.m. Session begins
8:15 a.m. Congresswoman Kendra Horn
9 a.m. 2020 Election Outlook – national political strategist Ed Goeas
10 a.m. Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District Candidate Panel – Janet Barresi, David Hill, Terry Neese
10:45 a.m. Break
11 a.m. OKFB Organizational Updates
12 p.m. Adjourn
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Legislative Visits at State Capitol
*Agenda last updated Jan. 10, 2020.