AFR members will have the opportunity to discuss key rural and agriculture issues during a series of informal barbecues scheduled for Aug. 7-20 in various locations across Oklahoma. “We want to use this informal, relaxed atmosphere to learn the critical issues on the minds of Oklahoma farmers and ranchers,” AFR President Terry Detrick, said. The […]

Several hundred Oklahoma students will spend part of their summer learning how to improve lives by becoming community leaders when they attend the annual AFR Leadership Summit. Held at the Heartland Conference Center near Oklahoma City, the summit is divided into two sessions:  teen session for students entering grades 7-9 is July 22-24; the senior […]

A record number of supporters, including more than 100 golfers participated in the third annual AFR golf tournament, June 21, at the FireLake Golf Course in Shawnee, Okla. All proceeds from the tournament will support the Gold Star Classic-AFR special needs livestock show. “We are excited to raise funds to give special needs students an […]

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 […]