News Release

Deadline extended to May 24 for OYLA conference

May 15, 2019  • YF&R

The deadline to apply for the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Oklahoma Youth Leading Agriculture program has been extended to May 24, 2019. The four-day summer leadership conference held June 25-28, 2019 in Oklahoma City is 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 24, 2019. Only one student per school will be accepted.

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