As defined by the Oklahoma State Legislature, Oklahoma Certified Beef is guaranteed to be born, bred, raised, and processed exclusively within the state of Oklahoma.
All cattle is certified under an affidavit system. Producers sign off their cattle meet requirements, and then have a knowledgeable third party sign off for each stage. This can be a veterinarian, a processor, banker, etc. If this individual is familiar with the entire operation, they may sign for all four stages, or different people can sign for different stages. For example, your vet can sign off that your cattle is bred, born, and raised here, and your processor can sign off it was processed in OK. Finally, the affidavit will need to be notarized by any public notary. Our goal with this is to keep the association as honorable as possible.
Join the Oklahoma Certified Beef Association
The OCBA is open exclusively to AFR/OFU Cooperative members. All current AFR policy holders are automatically members. Any interested non-members can join the cooperative through an annual dues only membership of $35.00
We currently offer two OCBA membership options to help offset the association’s administrative costs.
Annual Membership – $40.00/year allows you to certify up to 40 head of cattle. Additional cattle may be certified at $1.00/head at any time.
Lifetime Membership – $1000.00 allows you to certify an unlimited number of cattle each year.
To join the OCBA return the Membership Form, payment, and Affidavit Form to Ellen Roth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 4400 Will Rogers Pkwy Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Buy Oklahoma Certified Beef
Currently, Oklahoma Certified Beef can be purchased directly from our producers. Use our Producer Directory to find certified beef in your area.
Please note – some of our producers only sell beef by the whole, half, or quarter
For more information about the Oklahoma Certified Beef Association, please contact MaKenzi Fox, Program Coordinator.