The third annual AFR golf tournament is scheduled for Thursday, June 21 at the FireLake Golf Course in Shawnee, Okla., on behalf of the Farmers Union Foundation, Inc. All proceeds of the tournament will support the inaugural Gold Star Classic-AFR Special Needs Livestock Show set for Thursday, August 30 at the Grady County Fairgrounds, Chickasha, […]

AFR women are invited to attend the annual AFR Women’s Conference-Weekend in the Springs, August 11th and 12th in Sulphur, Okla.  The historic Artesian Hotel, located in downtown Sulphur, is the headquarters for this fun and educational conference. “We’re excited to have the opportunity to experience a relaxing weekend in beautiful south central Oklahoma for […]

Objectives To recognize Oklahoma youth who have an interest in livestock, excel in showmanship skills and have knowledge of the livestock industry to include production, management, processing and end product utilization. To stimulate excellence and a quest for knowledge that will result in the development of leadership skills applicable to the livestock industry. Eligibility Competition […]

Francie Kucera Tolle has always considered herself a farmer and rancher.  Growing up on the family’s Grant County, Okla., farm, she learned first-hand the many sacrifices farmers had to make in order to feed their family and the families of many others. Today, Tolle has dedicated her career to serving the agriculture industry. This strong […]

More than 825 lives were saved as the result of blood donations made during AFR-sponsored blood drives last year.  The announcement was made during the AFR Women’s Cooperative awards luncheon, Feb. 17. The luncheon was held in conjunction with the annual AFR convention at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Norman. “This is […]

When he is not working on his Wynona, Okla., ranch, Eddie Fields is representing District 10 in the Oklahoma Legislature.  It’s not easy running a successful ranching business while spending almost half of the time 130 miles away at the state Capitol, but Fields has a strong sense of serving others. His call to public […]