POTEAU—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) contributed more than $10,000 to the effort to rebuild the Poteau High School Agriculture Building after a February 2021 fire. The building housed many of the Poteau FFA Chapter’s activities. “This has already been an extremely tough year for Oklahoma students,” said AFR/OFU Cooperative President Scott Blubaugh. “A […]

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Like many American farmers and ranchers, Clay Pope, Loyal, has experienced more frequent and severe weather extremes in recent years. But with the support of voluntary, incentive-based government programs, the American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) member and sixth-generation rancher has made his family’s operation more resilient to unpredictable precipitation patterns and wild […]

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A.J. and Aliene Bristow, McAlester, have been recognized for their dedication to rural Oklahoma with the National Farmers Union (NFU) Bruce Miller Membership Award. The award honors Farmers Union members who demonstrate the mission and vision of National farmers Union. The Bristows are longtime American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) members in Pittsburg […]

OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative has selected Tailor Fields, Pauls Valley, to lead the AFR Youth Program. As AFR/OFU Youth Coordinator, Fields will plan and lead youth activities, and play an active role in guiding the program as it continues to grow. “The AFR Youth Program is the premier agricultural youth […]

OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Foundation Winter Weather Hardship grants are now available through local AFR Insurance agencies. The AFR/OFU Winter Weather Hardship Grants are intended as emergency relief for Oklahomans facing financial hardship caused by the recent extreme winter weather. Use of awarded funds is restricted to repair of damaged plumbing […]

WARNER—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) Cooperative has gifted Connors State College (CSC) an endowment scholarship of $10,000. The gift will be used to fund a scholarship award for the CSC Top Agricultural Student each year. “We are so pleased to announce this addition to our education platform,” said AFR/OFU Cooperative President Scott Blubaugh. […]