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OKFB Legal Foundation supports campaign against Colorado Initiative 16
The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Legal Foundation recently donated $5,000 to the Coloradans for Animal Care campaign against Colorado Initiative 16, a citizen-led proposal that would have far-reaching implications for livestock producers across the country.
Donate to the OKFB Foundation for Agriculture during Amazon Week
Don’t forget while you are shopping during Amazon Prime Day next week to donate to the OKFB Foundation for Agriculture! By using Amazon Smile, the foundation will receive 0.5% of your eligible purchase value as a donation to help develop agricultural awareness.
Members of the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee had the opportunity to participate in Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom’s Ag on Route 66 tour this week, which strives to educate teachers about a variety of agricultural industries that they can incorporate into their lesson plans. Two OKFB WLC members, Karen Dodson and Sandi Berry, even had the chance to host the attendees.
Stepped-up basis, estate taxes reviewed by Texas A&M through study
The Texas A&M University Agricultural and Food Policy Center recently released a report over the economic impacts on agricultural producers of proposed legislation regarding the stepped-up basis and estate taxes.
Eighteen students participate in OKFB’s OYLA program
This week, some of Oklahoma’s top agricultural youth participated in Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers summer program, Oklahoma Youth Leading Agriculture. An educational and leadership opportunity, the 18 participants met with and learned from some of the top agricultural leaders in our state.
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