Entries by Laici Neumann

NFU and AFR/OFU Cooperative Partner with Rural Advocacy Group, Hosted Beef Industry Consolidation Forum

EL RENO—In partnership with National Farmers Union (NFU) and American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative, the newly-formed Oklahoma Rural and Small-Town Table of Common Interests hosted its first issues forum to discuss the consolidation of packing plants in the beef industry at Redlands Community College in El Reno, Okla., Nov. 10. The event […]

,

AFR/OFU, National Farmers Union President Celebrate Successful Farm Tour

OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) hosted National Farmers Union (NFU) President Rob Larew on a tour of Oklahoma Nov. 10-12. The tour showcased Oklahoma agriculture through a variety of farms, ranches and agribusinesses and provided AFR/OFU leadership and Larew an opportunity to visit one-on-one with the state’s agricultural producers. “We are thrilled […]

AFR/OFU Hosts National Farmers Union President on Third Leg of Statewide Tour

OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative hosted National Farmers Union (NFU) President Rob Larew on a tour of Northeast Oklahoma Nov. 12. The tour showcased the area’s agriculture and provided an opportunity for AFR/OFU leadership and Larew to visit one-on-one with area producers. The AFR/OFU-NFU group began Thursday’s tour at J-M Farms, […]

AFR/OFU Hosts National Farmers Union President on Second Leg of Statewide Tour

MIAMI, OKLA.—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative hosted National Farmers Union (NFU) President Rob Larew on a tour of Northern Oklahoma Nov. 11. The tour showcased the area’s agriculture and provided an opportunity for AFR/OFU leadership and Larew to visit one-on-one with area producers. The AFR/OFU-NFU began Wednesday’s tour at Blubaugh Angus Ranch […]

,

AFR/OFU Hosts National Farmers Union President on First Leg of Statewide Tour

EL RENO—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative hosted National Farmers Union (NFU) President Rob Larew on a tour of Southwest Oklahoma Nov. 10. The tour showcased the area’s agriculture and provided an opportunity for AFR/OFU leadership and Larew to visit one-on-one with area producers. Following a brief visit to Oklahoma National Stockyards and […]

,

NFU and AFR/OFU Cooperative Partner with Rural Advocacy Group to Host Beef Industry Consolidation Forum

OKLAHOMA CITY—In partnership with National Farmers Union (NFU) and American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative, the newly-formed Oklahoma Rural and Small-Town Table of Common Interests will host its first issues forum to discuss the consolidation of packing plants in the beef industry Nov. 10, 5-8 p.m., at Redlands Community College in El Reno, […]

AFR/OFU Cooperative Announces New Membership Coordinator

OKLAHOMA CITY—The American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative has filled its AFR/OFU Membership Involvement and Event Coordinator position with a new team member—Kay County native Ellen Roth. Through the AFR/OFU Membership Involvement and Event Coordinator position, Ellen Roth is returning to her agriculture roots. Roth was raised in Kay County as a fourth-generation […]

AFR/OFU Supports Creation of OPCIE, Relocation of State Health Lab

OKLAHOMA CITY—The Oklahoma State Department of Health, in partnership with Gov. Kevin Stitt and federal, state and private industry leadership, recently announced the creation of the Oklahoma Pandemic Center for Innovation and Excellence (OPCIE). OPCIE is intended to be the state’s frontline of defense against future biosecurity-threatening diseases. The facility will be located in Stillwater, […]

,

The Year to Teach: AFR Youth Program Launches Public Speaking Tutorials following Contest Cancellation

OKLAHOMA CITY—If 2020 were a normal year, the American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative would be planning its annual AFR Youth Speech Contest. Agriculture students statewide would be preparing their speeches in hopes of high judges’ marks and first place trophies. But, this is not a normal year. This year, concerns of Covid-19 […]

Fall 2020

Mom-and-Pop Revival, Farewell Mr. Farmers Union, New Youth Advisory Council, AFR/OFU Flies In to D.C., County Meeting Notices…