News Release

YF&R to host summer conference July 13-15 in southwest Oklahoma

May 23, 2018  • YF&R

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers will host its annual summer conference July 13-15 at the Quartz Mountain Resort in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma.

OKFB members ages 18-35 are invited to attend the three-day conference to meet fellow young farmers and ranchers from across the state, tour local agricultural facilities, and learn more about YF&R leadership opportunities and programs.

All conference participants will be entered into a drawing to win a free trip to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 OKFB Congressional Action Tour.

Registration for the conference is $20 per person, and includes three meals, tours, entertainment and childcare. Hotel rooms at the lodge are $130 per night, including breakfast. 

To attend, submit the registration form and payment no later than June 25.

Those interested in attending should contact their county Farm Bureau for potential sponsorship opportunities. County Farm Bureaus sponsoring first-time attendees of the conference will be reimbursed by the OKFB YF&R committee. 

For more information, please contact OKFB YF&R Coordinator Zac Swartz at 405-205-0070 or zac.swartz@okfb.org.

Below, find a tentative agenda for the 2018 OKFB YF&R Summer Conference.

 

Friday, July 13

4 p.m.             Check-in at Quartz Mountain Resort

6 p.m.             Cookout at the Resort

Optional evening activities include the Quartz Mountain Fun Park & Water Slide and Quartz Mountain Golf Course.

 

Saturday, July 14

Breakfast at the Resort

9 a.m.             Altus Air Force Base tour

Lunch on base

12:30 p.m.      Cotton Grower’s Gin tour

2 p.m.             Muller Farms tour
                        Hosted by Matt and Kellie Muller

4 p.m.             Altus-Lugert Irrigatino District tour
                        Hosted by Tom Buchanan

6 p.m.             Social at the Resort

7 p.m.             Dinner

Entertainment to follow

 

Sunday, July 15

Breakfast at the Resort

8:30 a.m.         Vesper’s Service

9:30 a.m.         Speaker 

10:30 a.m.       YF&R Opportunities and Programs

11:30 a.m.       Adjournment

 

*Schedule updated May 23.