The special connection between humans and animals was never more evident than during the Gold Star Classic-AFR Special Needs Livestock Show, Aug. 30, at the Grady County fairgrounds in Chickasha. “This is why we wanted to put on this livestock show, to provide an opportunity for special needs students to interact with and exhibit livestock,” […]

Saving lives through blood donations was the focus at the AFR Women’s Cooperative sponsored blood drive at the Tulsa State Fair, Oct. 2. The blood drive is part of an on-going effort by the AFR Women’s Cooperative and the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) to increase blood donations throughout the state. Greeting blood donors during the […]

General Information This popular event is held in the fall of each year and is available to members and non-members. Students in grades 4-12 compete in their respective category at District contests held around the state. First and second place winners in each of the categories advance to the State Speech Contest held in Stillwater […]

Five outstanding Oklahoma high school students have been selected by their peers to serve on the 2018-19 AFR Youth Advisory Council. The selection was made July 27 following the AFR Leadership Summit senior session. The Council consists of high school juniors and seniors representing AFR youth from across the state. Members of the new Council […]

A record number of 159 students, grades 10-12, attended the senior session of the AFR Leadership Summit, July 25-28 at the Heartland Conference Center in Oklahoma City. Summit sessions focused on leadership and personal development through team building exercises and personal reflection. The theme this year was “Spark” which translated to encourage participants to become […]

A record number of 159 students, grades 10-12, attended the senior session of the AFR Leadership Summit, July 25-28 at the Heartland Conference Center in Oklahoma City. Summit sessions focused on leadership and personal development through team building exercises and personal reflection. The theme this year was “Spark” which translated to encourage participants to become […]