News Release

OKFB now accepting applications for youth leadership conference

March 14, 2019  • YF&R

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee is now accepting applications for its Oklahoma Youth Leading Agriculture program held June 25-28, 2019 in Oklahoma City.

OYLA is a unique four-day summer leadership conference designed for high school students completing their junior year in 2019. 

The conference will include special leadership classes, exciting speakers, team building, fellowship, and visits to agriculture-related industries. Selected students should be among the top, well rounded students in their class, and should have an interest in furthering their education at the post-secondary level.  

OYLA participants will stay in Oklahoma City with conference activities located at the OKFB home office and around the Oklahoma City metro area.

The cost to attend the conference is $100 to be paid by the county Farm Bureau.

Applications for the conference are available at county Farm Bureau offices or may be downloaded on the OKFB website. To be considered for the program, applications must be completed and postmarked by May 9, 2019. Only one student per school will be accepted.

For more information, contact OKFB YF&R Coordinator Zac Swartz at or 405-523-2406.