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AFR Youth Work to Serve Others

During the recent AFR Leadership Summit, youth participants worked on service projects that benefitted children less fortunate than themselves.

Guess What's Coming? Are You Prepared for Winter?

If you do have to get out on icy and snowy roads, it’s important to be prepared.  Here are some things to consider before winter arrives.

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Farmers and Ranchers Among Those Who Suffer Hearing Loss

According to the United States Department of Labor, twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year.  Many of these workers are farmers and ranchers. We interviewed Dr. Wayne Staab, Ph.D., an internationally recognized authority in hearing aids and consults on issues related to hearing protection.  

AFR Leaders Lobby Congress on Key Issues

Hurricane disaster relief funds, federal trucking regulations and the farm bill were hot topics for AFR leaders during a four-day lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., Sept. 10-13.

Senator Paul Scott Receives Legislative Advocacy Award from AFR

State Sen. Paul Scott (R-43), recently received the AFR Legislative Advocacy Award from American Farmers & Ranchers.

2017-2018 Poster Contest

Each year, American Farmers & Ranchers organizes a poster contest for elementary students across the state of Oklahoma. There’s always a remarkable response and each year the home office receives 4,000+ posters. This year’s theme is "What does agriculture do for me?" 

73rd Annual Speech Contest

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.

AFR LEAD Golf Tournament raises over more than $11,000 for Veterans Farmer Coalition

Supporters of agriculture and the military raised more than $11,000 on Aug. 17 during the annual AFR LEAD golf tournament.  The event was held this year at Cherokee Hills Golf Course in Catoosa, Okla.

AFR Announces 2017-18 Youth Advisory Council

American Farmers & Ranchers announced its 2017-18 Youth Advisory Council at the organization's annual Senior Leadership Summit Reception July 28.  The reception was held at the conclusion of the annual AFR Leadership Summit

AFR LEAD Launches New Programs

The AFR LEAD program has been very busy launching new programs for members and hosting activities across the state. The newest LEADership component for you to get involved with is the LEAD Academy. 

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Fall 2017
AFR leaders lobby Congress, hearing loss in farmers & ranchers, legislative advocacy awards, more

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Oklahoma Ag Report 10/19/17

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