As the 2023 legislative session is coming to a close, legislators are working toward sending bills to the governor to sign and finalizing a budget for the state. Join us for this week’s episode of Lincoln to Local, where we discuss education funding, the concurrent legislative session and water permit protesting.
Twenty incoming high school seniors were selected to attend the 2023 Oklahoma Youth Leading Agriculture conference June 13-16 in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Youth Leading Agriculture conference is hosted by the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers committee to instill leadership skills and provide attendees a deeper look into Oklahoma agriculture.
The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee and Oklahoma Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s Bushels for Books application is now available. The program provides accurate agriculture books to schools across the state. Pre-k to eighth-grade teachers can submit an application.
Oklahoma Farm Bureau is excited to host the third-annual Community Food Assistance Matching Program to connect county Farm Bureaus with their community. The program provides matching funds up to $100 for county Farm Bureaus that donate to a food assistance program. Submit your matching form by May 31 to receive matching funds.
OKFB’s Amplify FFA Communications Conference will arm students with knowledge of basic communications techniques and concepts in areas including writing, photography, social media and more, all taught by leading Oklahoma communications professionals. Students must register through their agricultural education instructors.
The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) most recent Baseline for Farm Programs, released on May 12, identifies expected outlays for farm program spending, assuming existing programs continue without changes, and indicates program spending available to Congress as crafting of the 2023 farm bill kicks into high gear.
May WASDE report – record corn crop, increased soybean production suggest bearish marketing year ahead
The May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates gives the first look at USDA’s supply and demand expectations for the newest marketing year since the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum in February.