The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee raised $22,750 to benefit the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture during its second-annual shotgun shoot held Saturday, Aug. 29.
More than 30 teams from around the state competed in the event held at Quail Ridge Sporting Clays in McLoud, Oklahoma.
“From educating children across our state to caring for our rural communities in times of need, the OKFB Foundation for Agriculture does incredible work that benefits all Oklahomans,” said Brittany Hukill, OKFB YF&R vice chair. “The state YF&R committee is proud to be able to provide a fun opportunity for Farm Bureau members and friends to support a great cause.”
Shooters from the Navajo FFA chapter were named the top team for the red course, while the Chelsea FFA team – sponsored by Rogers County Farm Bureau – placed first in the green course. The top individual shooters were Brian Kelley and Breegan Barnett.
Title sponsors for the event included John Vance Auto Group, Manheim and Oklahoma Farm Bureau Insurance.
Platinum sponsors included BancFirst, Comanche County Farm Bureau, Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma, Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee, Pottawatomie County Farm Bureau, Rogers County Farm Bureau and Woodward County Farm Bureau.
Gold sponsors included American Ag Insurance Company, Clinton Livestock Auction, Jackson County Farm Bureau, Lincoln County Farm Bureau, Oklahoma Cotton Council, Oklahoma Youth Expo, Payne County Farm Bureau and Southwest Center Pivots.