BRISTOW—FFA and 4-H youth from across Oklahoma demonstrated their knowledge of the commercial cattle industry, Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Oklahoma State Commercial Cattle Grading Contest in Bristow. AFR/OFU Cooperative sponsored the inaugural event, which boasted approximately 400 individual participants in more than 100 teams. To excel in the contest, participants employed their knowledge of […]

OKLAHOMA CITY—President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an additional $14 billion in Covid-19 relief for agriculture producers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) Sept. 18, 2020. During the pandemic, U.S. agriculture has lost billions to plummeting or volatile markets, sudden drops in demand, and supply chain weaknesses. CFAP […]

OKLAHOMA CITY— American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) delegates took the fight for a better rural America to the steps of Capitol Hill virtually this week as they lobbied members of Congress during the 2020 National Farmers Union (NFU) Fall Legislative Fly-In Sept. 14-18. While Oklahoma delegates lobbied on behalf of the AFR/OFU membership, […]

OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) delegates made a final push for Oklahoma agriculture on the fifth day of the 2020 National Farmers Union (NFU) Fall Legislative Fly-In Sept. 18. Participants lobbied virtually on behalf of the AFR/OFU membership. Representative Kevin Hern Congressional Meeting AFR/OFU delegates met one-on-one virtually with Rep. Kevin Hern […]

OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) delegates continued lobbying for Oklahoma agriculture on the fourth day of the 2020 National Farmers Union (NFU) Fall Legislative Fly-In Sept. 17. Participants lobbied virtually on behalf of the AFR/OFU membership. AFR/OFU delegates met one-on-one virtually with Rep. Markwayne Mullin and Rep. Tom Cole’s legislative staff. In […]

OKLAHOMA CITY—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) delegates continued lobbying for Oklahoma agriculture on the third day of the 2020 National Farmers Union (NFU) Fall Legislative Fly-In Sept. 16. Participants lobbied virtually on behalf of the AFR/OFU membership. AFR/OFU delegates met one-on-one virtually with several members of Congress or their staff—Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), […]