Category: Foundation News

Alfalfa County Farm Bureau Awards Books to Local Schools

Alfalfa County Farm Bureau presented two local schools with baskets of accurate agriculture books last week through the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation and Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Bushels for Books program. Shane Feely, Burlington principal, and

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Bushels for Books Awards Made to Oklahoma Educators

Five educators from Oklahoma elementary schools were honored during the Flapjack Fundraiser for the Bushels for Books program at the Cox Convention Center on Saturday, November 12th. During the event, the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation and the Oklahoma Farm

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FFA Hunger Challenge to Benefit Backpack Programs During Tulsa State Fair

Representatives from the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation, Oklahoma Farm Bureau, the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma will be on hand at the Tulsa State Fair to accept livestock donations from FFA

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Bushels for Books Applications Due Oct. 24, 2016

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers and the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation Bushels for Books applications are now available. The Bushels for Books program awards teachers and school librarians with bushel baskets of accurate agriculture books to

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Save the Date for the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation Shotgun Shoot Fundraiser

The Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation and the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Legal Foundation will host a Shotgun Shoot Fundraiser Friday, August 26, 2016, at Quail Ridge Sporting Clays in McLoud. Mark your calendars for a morning of  fun, food and

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Embrace Diversity – Support Choice: Environmental Stewardship

Environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture have attracted a lot of attention in recent years, but the concepts are certainly not new. Farmers and ranchers have been serving as stewards of the land for many generations. As the world population continues

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Embrace Diversity – Support Choice: Food Affordability

A recent study by the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service set out to determine what price premiums consumers are paying for organic foods and whether those premiums are declining over time. Their conclusion: all organic products studied

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Embrace Diversity – Support Choice: Food Animal Production

  In Oklahoma and across the country, farmers and ranchers employ a variety of production systems to raise food animals. Those systems were the focus of conversation during the Center for Food Integrity’s 2016 Strategy Conference held May 18th. Panelists

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Oklahoma Farm Bureau Breaks Ground on 75th Anniversary Commemorative Courtyard

Oklahoma Farm Bureau broke ground to mark the beginning of the construction of the OKFB 75th Anniversary Commemorative Courtyard May 11. The courtyard, which will be installed at the OKFB home office in Oklahoma City, will commemorate 75 years of

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OFBMIC Agency Managers Fight Childhood Hunger with Backpack Program Donations

The Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation is proud to recognize the Agency Managers of Oklahoma Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company for their contributions to the Pork for Packs and Beef for Backpacks programs. “Our agency managers live and work in

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