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Economic Outlook: Agricultural Economists Expect Slight Gains in 2018

Abundant production in 2017 coupled with good demand has kept Oklahoma farmers and ranchers in the economic game. As we look ahead to 2018, economic analysts expect more of the same economic fundamentals with hints of optimistic gains.

Economic Outlook

2018 Board Candidates

One Officer’s position, one Independent District Board of Director seat and two Agent Director’s Board seats will be decided during this 113th Convention. The Officer and Board of Directors’ seats up for election are: Vice President, Independent Director District 2, Agent Director District 1, and Agent Director District 4.

2018 Convention Board Candidates

Join us for the Farm & Ranch Forum at KNID Agrifest

The Farm & Ranch Forum will be during KNID Agrifiest at the Chisholm Trail Expo Center on Friday, January 12th. The forum will feature keynote speaker Burns Hargis, Oklahoma State University President.

Holiday Safety Tips

The holidays are a time of year to spend time with family and friends. Unfortunately, it is also a time for increased insurance claims due to theft, safety hazards and much more. We have compiled a list of helpful tips to help you through the season.

Holiday Safety Tips

Join Us for the Rural to Urban Outreach Reception at the Tulsa Farm Show

We invite you to attend the 2017 Rural to Urban Outreach Reception during the Tulsa Farm Show on December 8th. This is a great opportunity to meet with Tulsa area legislators.

Rural to Urban Outreach

AFR Praises USDA for Appointing Biggs as FSA Executive Director

American Farmers & Ranchers is lauding the appointment of Scott Biggs as state executive director of the USDA Farm Service Agency for Oklahoma.  Biggs, a livestock producer and former Prosecutor for the Grady County District Attorney's office, is currently a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Scott Biggs

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 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.

traffic in snowstorm

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.  

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AFR Today Winter 2018
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Winter 2018
Convention announcement & agenda, economic outlook feature, speech contest winners, more

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Oklahoma Ag Report 01/18/18

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02/16/2018 (All day) to 02/18/2018 (All day)
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