The latest issue of Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s Oklahoma Country magazine arrived in mailboxes last week and is now available online for electronic viewing.
The Summer 2016 issue features four Oklahoma family farmers, including Brandon Crow, Carra Cros, Brittany Krehbiel and Dell Farris. In the feature, they explain the importance of State Question 777, which would ensure a bright future for one of our state’s best traditions: agriculture. The magazine also features two Oklahoma school teachers, Terry Pederson and Julie McQueen, and their experience with child hunger at school.
The magazine also features OKFB President Tom Buchanan’s Presidentially Speaking column, OKFB Executive Vice President and General Manager Gary Buckner’s Insurance Matters column, Vice President of Strategic Corporate Communications Becky Samples new column Brand News, a public policy update, a Commodity Corner update featuring a glimpse at Oklahoma’s watermelon industry, an update from the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation and much, much more.
Quick links to the summer 2016 issue of Oklahoma Country: (links open document viewer in new tab/window)
Presidentially Speaking – Tom Buchanan
Insurance Matters – Gary Buckner
Brand News – Becky Samples
Protect our farms – Oklahoma’s family farmers and ranchers support SQ 777, the Right to Farm, to ensure a bright future for one of our state’s best traditions: agriculture.
Too hungry to learn – Two Oklahoma school teachers paint a common picture of child hunger in their classrooms.
In Every Issue
Commodity Corner – A watermelon closeup
Lincoln to Local – Glimmers of hope, despite all the gloom
Forward Foundation – Embrace Diversity – Support Choice: Food Affordability
Consider the Benefits – OKFB benefits help out around the house
Noble News – Science shows students the importance of agriculture
All Around Oklahoma – OKFB news and events
Country Gardening – Low tunnels can help extend growing season
Country Kitchen Recipes – Watermelon Rind Pickles
The magazine is available to view and download on the publications page on OKFB’s website. OKFB members will receive a mailed copy as part of their membership.