Oklahoma Farm Bureau recognized nine of the state’s top agricultural advocates to receive the Oklahoma Farm Bureau 2014 Champion Award.
The OKFB Champion Award is presented to legislators and political leaders who go above and beyond to protect and improve agriculture and rural Oklahoma during the legislative session.
The following legislators were recognized for their outstanding efforts: Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Tulsa; Rep. Scott Biggs, Chickasha; Rep. Tom Newell, Seminole; Rep. Mike Sanders, Kingfisher; Sen. Brian Bingman, Sapulpa; Sen. A.J. Griffin, Guthrie; Sen. Ron Justice, Chickasha; and Sen. Bryce Marlatt, Woodward.
“As the state’s largest agricultural organization, Oklahoma Farm Bureau is committed to preserving the livelihood and legacy of our fellow farmers and ranchers,” OKFB President Tom Buchanan said. “It is an honor to distinguish these state leaders who share our vision and who continue to help make positive strides for Oklahoma agriculture.”
Nominations for the awards were received from county Farm Bureau boards and the OKFB Board of Directors.
Individual releases can be viewed at:
- Rep. Scott Biggs
- Sen. Brian Bingman
- Sen. A.J. Griffin
- Sen. Ron Justice
- Sen. Bryce Marlatt
- Rep. Tom Newell
- Attorney General Scott Pruitt
- Rep. Mike Sanders
- Sen. Mike Schulz