Category: Foundation News

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

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

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

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

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

Ross Seed Company Fights Childhood Hunger with Donation to Pork for Packs Program

The Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation is proud to recognize Ross Seed Company for their contribution to the Pork for Packs Program. Through the Pork for Packs program, the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation takes donated livestock to produce nutritious,

Students Help the Hungry with Donations to Backpack Programs

Oklahoma’s FFA and 4-H livestock showing students showcased their generosity along with their talent during this year’s Oklahoma Youth Expo. Encouraged by the FFA’s Hunger Challenge, over 200 live animals were donated to the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation for

Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma Makes Diamond Level Donation

The Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation is proud to recognize Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma as Diamond level supporters. Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma serves the interests of farmers, ranchers and rural businesses with seven branches in central and western

OK Farming and Ranching Foundation Comments on Proposed Ad Valorem Tax Changes

An op-ed by Jeramy Rich, central Oklahoma farmer and Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation president. Property tax is the single largest source of revenue raised by local governments, and the single largest tax paid by farmers. The property tax is

Keith and Marlene Kisling Make Silver Level Donation to Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation

The Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation is proud to recognize Keith and Marlene Kisling as Silver level supporters. The Kislings farm near Burlington, Oklahoma, and are active in promoting production agriculture across the state and the nation. Keith currently serves on

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