January 2019

AFBF 2019 Convention and IDEAg Trade Show
January 11-16, 2019
New Orleans, LA

Oklahoma Farm Bureau members will head to New Orleans January 11-16, 2019, for the American Farm Bureau Convention and IDEAg Trade Show

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Contact Person: Melisa Neal


February 2019

State Legislature Convenes
February 4, 2018
Oklahoma City, OK

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Contact Person: Emmy Karns
Phone: 405-523-2539


Farm Bureau Week
February 18-22, 2019
State of Oklahoma

County Farm Bureaus around Oklahoma will host events in their local communities to raise awareness of Farm Bureau and share the benefits of a Farm Bureau membership.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


State Leadership Conference
February 18-19, 2019
Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma Farm Bureau members join in Oklahoma City to hear from lawmakers, state officials and leaders from around the state to hone their leadership skills, hear about the latest Farm Bureau news, and learn about legislative and regulatory issues that affect agriculture.

Contact Person: Emmy Karns
Phone: 405-530-2681


YF&R Legislative Day
February 18, 2019
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

This is an opportunity for YF&R members to meet personally with members of the state legislature and learn more about the issues being discussed at the state Capitol.

Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


OKFB Women's Leadership State Committee Meeting
February 26, 2019
OKFB Home Office, OKC

The OKFB Women's Leadership Committee's state committee meets for an organization and planning meeting.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


Farm City Festival
February 27, 2019
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

One of the Women's Leadership Committee's most popular activities is the Farm City Festival held at the state Capitol during the legislative session. Women from across the state bring food items produced in Oklahoma to educate lawmakers and their staffs about the Oklahoma agriculture industry.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


March 2019

Oklahoma Youth Expo
March 13-22, 2019
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK

The world's largest junior livestock show hits the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds where thousands of students from around the state gather to show their animals in the capstone event of the livestock show season.

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National Agriculture Day
March 14, 2019

National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.

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AFBF FUSION Conference
March 15-18, 2019
Milwaukee, WI

Oklahoma Farm Bureau's Women's Leadership Committee and Young Farmers & Ranchers will head to Milwaukee March 15-18 for AFBF's FUSION Conference.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


April 2019

Congressional Action Tour
April 1-5, 2019
Washington D.C.

Oklahoma Farm Bureau members visit Washington, D.C., to visit with their Congressmen to discuss issues that affect agriculture and rural Oklahoma.

Contact Person: Emmy Karns
Phone: 405-530-2681


Ag Day at the Capitol
April 2, 2019
Oklahoma State Capitol, OKC

Join Oklahoma's agriculture groups and others as we bring the story of agriculture to the Oklahoma legislature.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


YF&R District Scholarship Deadline
April 2, 2019

The OKFB YF&R Committee presents scholarships each spring to nine high school seniors. An applicant’s family must be a voting member of Farm Bureau, and should be enrolling in a full-time agriculture major at one of Oklahoma's colleges. 

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


Earth Day 2018
April 22, 2019

Every day is earth day on Oklahoma farms and ranches! Help us show the world how agriculturalists care for our land and natural resources by sharing agriculture's story.


Oklahoma FFA State Convention
April 30 - May 1, 2019
Cox Center, OKC

Oklahoma FFA members descend upon OKC to learn and grow, and OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers will be there!

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz


May 2019

OKFB Commodity Tour
May 8-10, 2019
Clinton and Weatherford area

Oklahoma Farm Bureau members will head to the Clinton and Weatherford area to tour agriculture-related businesses and entities to learn more about Oklahoma's agriculture industry.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


Oklahoma Legislature Adjourns
May 31, 2019
Oklahoma State Capitol, OKC

Sine die is by 5 p.m. for the Oklahoma legislature.

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Contact Person: Emmy Karns
Phone: 405-530-2681


June 2019

On the Road with Ag in the Classroom
June 4-6, 2019
State of Oklahoma

OKFB joins teachers from around the state of Oklahoma as they learn more about agriculture and its impact in Oklahoma.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


National Ag in the Classroom conference
June 18-21, 2019
Little Rock, AR

Teachers and women in agriculture will gather in Arkansas for the 2019 National Agriculture in the Classroom conference.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2307


July 2019

Nurse's Scholarship Application Deadline
July 1, 2019

Members of the OKFB Women's Leadership Committee understand the importance of the nursing profession and how any and all financial support contributes to a student's future. To assist Farm Bureau members with the costs associated with nurse's training, we offer three $500 scholarships every year to qualifying students. 

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


OKFB YF&R State Summer Conference
July 12-14, 2019

Young Farmers and Ranchers from around Oklahoma will gather to learn and grow together as they develop lasting relationships.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


OSU Big Three Field Days
July 16-18, 2019
Stillwater, OK

OKFB's Young Farmers and Ranchers sponsor this three-day educational livestock judging event for Oklahoma students.

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State High School Discussion Meet
July 16, 2019
Stillwater, OK

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers will host their annual high school discussion meet during Big Three Field Days at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. The contest provides an opportunity for Oklahoma high school students to participate in the discussion meet, a meeting-format discussion.

Contact Person: Zac Swartz

OKFB Women's Leadership State Committee Meeting
July 22, 2019
OKFB Home Office, OKC

The OKFB Women's Leadership Committee's state committee meets for an organization and planning meeting.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


State Ag in the Classroom Conference
July 23, 2019
Gordon Cooper Technology Center, Shawnee

Join teachers and women in agriculture for the 2017 Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom conference.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2305


August 2019

State Farm & Ranch Family Recognition Award Due
August 1, 2019
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Applications for OKFB State Farm & Ranch Family Recognition Award must be submitted to OKFB Women's Leadership Committee Members by this date.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


September 2019

YF&R State Fair Livestock Judging
September 12, 2019
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK

OKFB's Young Farmers & Ranchers sponsor their annual livestock judging event at the 2019 Oklahoma State Fair in OKC.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


OKFB YF&R Shotgun Shoot
September 21, 2019
TBA

OKFB's Young Farmers and Ranchers' will hold their first shotgun shoot fundraiser in September.

Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


OKFB Women's Leadership Committee Fall Conference
September 27-28, 2019
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

OKFB women come together for their annual statewide conference.

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Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


October 2019

YF&R Achievement Award applications due
October 1, 2019
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Applications for the OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award must be submitted to the OKFB home office by this date.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


YF&R Excellence in Agriculture applications due
October 1, 2019
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Applications for the OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture award must be submitted to the OKFB home office by this date.

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Contact Person: Zac Swartz
Phone: 405-205-0070


State Resolutions Due to Home Office
October 1, 2019
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Policy resolutions from County Farm Bureaus must be submitted to the OKFB home office by October 1 to be considered at the state resoultions meeting.

Contact Person: Emmy Karns
Phone: 405-530-2681


Other Awards Deadline
October 15, 2019
OKFB Home Office, OKC

Other awards for OKFB's annual convention must be submitted by this date.

Contact Person: Marcia Irvin
Phone: 405-523-2405


State Resolutions Meeting
October 18-19, 2019
Oklahoma City, OK

OKFB members meet in Oklahoma City to discuss policy change resolutions submitted from county Farm Bureaus.

Contact Person: Emmy Karns
Phone: 405-530-2681


November 2019

OKFB Annual Meeting
November 8-10, 2019
Cox Center, OKC

OKFB's largest annual gathering of OKFB members will be held at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

Contact Person: Melisa Neal
Phone: 405-523-2475