Entries by Sam Knipp

Oklahoma Ag Report 01-17-19

    On this week’s Oklahoma Ag Report we talk with new Oklahoma legislators who attended a “bootcamp” conducted by the oil and gas industries and Oklahoma agriculture groups.  We also talk with Harvey Schroeder, Oklahoma Cotton Council, who says there is still cotton waiting to be harvested.

Oklahoma Ag Report 01-10-19

    On this week’s Oklahoma Ag Report we talk with Terry Detrick, AFR/OFU president, about the impact on the continuing partial shutdown of the federal government is having on agriculture.  We also get a farm update from Roland Pederson in northwest Oklahoma.  

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From Deer to Democracy-Legislative Leader Establishes Deer Preserve

Located between Oklahoma City and Tulsa, AFR member and legislative leader Kevin Wallace has created a hunter’s paradise in Wellston, Okla. Nestled among the oak filled timber, trophy white-tailed deer freely roam a combined 650 acres. Wallace is chairman of the Oklahoma House Appropriations and Budget Committee and represents District 32 in northeast Oklahoma. The […]


Financial Experts Concerned About 2019 Agriculture Economy

EDITOR’s NOTE: Over the past several months we have talked with agricultural economists and financial experts.  The following story is a summary of their best estimates of what will happen in 2019. Tim Koch, senior vice president and chief credit officer for Farm Credit Services of America “There are signs 2019 could look very similar […]


Government Shutdown Negatively Impacting Agriculture

The uncertainty created by the federal government shutdown is impacting agriculture markets and making agricultural producers apprehensive about the future. That’s according to Terry Detrick, Ames, Okla., farmer and President of AFR/OFU, one of Oklahoma’s major farm organizations with more than 60,000 members. “The longer the shutdown continues the greater the impact will be,” Detrick […]

Oklahoma Ag Report 01-03-19

    On this week’s Oklahoma Ag Report we report on AFR youth leaders donating baby blankets and we provide an update on the supply of propane available this winter.  

Oklahoma Ag Report 12-27-18

On this week’s Oklahoma Ag Report we talk sheep and sugar! We hear from the American Sugar Alliance and the American Sheep Industry Association as we wrap up another great year on the Oklahoma Ag Report.

AFR Country Journal 12-21-18

On this special edition of the AFR Country Journal, we reach back into the archives and replay our conversation with the legendary George Stone with one brief update…he will turn 100 years young in 2019! Merry Christmas from all of us at AFR!