On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast we talk with Mike Spradling, Sand Springs, Okla., a pecan producer and member of the American Pecan Council. He took time away from his pecan harvest this fall to travel to New York and help produce a national pecanathon video.
On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast, our focus is the new farm bill which passed this week. Our guests are Steve Thompson, director of Government Relations for AFR, and Rob Larew, Sr. VP of Public Policy and Communications for the National Farmers Union.
On this week’s show we talk with Steve Thompson, AFR director of government relations, about Congress passing the new farm bill. We also talk with Sarah Blaney, Oklahoma Assoc. of Conservation Districts, regarding her work on helping preserve heritage lands.
On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast, our focus is the Oklahoma Agriculture Leadership Program (OALP). Our guests are OALP Director Edmond Bonjour, and OALP Class XIX members Lee Vanderwork and Jason Ramsey.
On this week’s show we report on last Saturday’s state AFR/OFU speech contest in Stillwater as we talk with President Terry Detrick and an amazing young lady, Cora Taylor of Kingfisher,Okla., who competed in the contest. We also talk with northwest Oklahoma rancher Lee Vanderwork about how he prepares for the approaching winter storm.
On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast, we talk with Shelly Dissee, who farms with her husband near Ft. Cobb, in southwest Oklahoma. Strong winds a few days ago scattered peanuts across a large 160 acre field and now they are left with trying to find a solution to picking up the peanuts or suffer a possible $75,000 loss.