“New Day, New Vision” is the theme for the 114th annual convention of the AFR/OFU Feb. 15-17, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Norman, Okla. “We expect a large crowd of members from around the state to participate in this year’s convention,” Terry Detrick, AFR/OFU president said. One of the reasons for the expected large turnout […]

Located between Oklahoma City and Tulsa, AFR member and legislative leader Kevin Wallace has created a hunter’s paradise in Wellston, Okla. Nestled among the oak filled timber, trophy white-tailed deer freely roam a combined 650 acres. Wallace is chairman of the Oklahoma House Appropriations and Budget Committee and represents District 32 in northeast Oklahoma. The […]

EDITOR’s NOTE: Over the past several months we have talked with agricultural economists and financial experts.  The following story is a summary of their best estimates of what will happen in 2019. Tim Koch, senior vice president and chief credit officer for Farm Credit Services of America “There are signs 2019 could look very similar […]

The uncertainty created by the federal government shutdown is impacting agriculture markets and making agricultural producers apprehensive about the future. That’s according to Terry Detrick, Ames, Okla., farmer and President of AFR/OFU, one of Oklahoma’s major farm organizations with more than 60,000 members. “The longer the shutdown continues the greater the impact will be,” Detrick […]

JB Stewart, Cimarron County, Okla., AFR member, has been selected to serve on the USDA’s Farm Service Agency state committee. “This is a great honor for JB and he will serve Oklahoma and agriculture with distinction,” Terry Detrick, AFR president said. Stewart and his family grow wheat and grain sorghum on their farm near Keyes […]

A large crowd of rural Oklahomans are expected to attend the 114th annual convention of the AFR/OFU, Feb. 15-17, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Norman, Okla. The theme is “New Day. New Vision.” Heading the list of distinguished speakers is Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union, Scott Biggs, state director, Oklahoma Farm […]