News Release

Winter 2017 issue of Oklahoma Country magazine now available online

February 7, 2017  • News Center

The latest issue of Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s Oklahoma Country magazine arrived in mailboxes this week and is now available online for electronic viewing.  

The Winter 2017 issue features Roger and Idella Maschino, this year’s OKFB Farm Family of the Year. You’ll also read about the beginnings of Oklahoma Farm Bureau to celebrate our 75th anniversary. 

The magazine also features OKFB President Tom Buchanan’s Presidentially Speaking column, OFBMIC Executive Vice President and General Manager Gary Buckner’s Insurance Matters column, OKFB Vice President of Strategic Corporate Communications Becky Samples’ Brand News column, a focus on Oklahoma education in Lincoln to Local, a 2016 OKFB Convention Review, a Commodity Corner update featuring a glimpse at Oklahoma’s canola industry and much, much more.

Quick links to the Winter 2017 issue of Oklahoma Country: (links open document viewer in new tab/window)


Presidentially Speaking – Tom Buchanan

Insurance Matters – Gary Buckner

Brand News – Becky Samples


Passion and commitment – Celebrating Roger and Idella Maschino, Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s Farm Family of the Year, as they share their passion and commitment for agriculture.

A start with a purpose – Our first installment in a series of articles looks back at Oklahoma Farm Bureau history and the leaders who laid the foundation of the state’s largest general farm organization.

Convention Review – Read about award winners, leadership elections and new policy set through OKFB’s resolutions during the 2016 Oklahoma Farm Bureau Convention.

In Every Issue

Commodity Corner - A look into the Oklahoma canola industry

Lincoln to Local – Is it OK to be OK?

Forward Foundation – Bushels for Books awards presented at Oklahoma Farm Bureau's 75th annual convention

Consider the Benefits – OKFB benefits help out on your outdoor adventures

Noble News – Digging Deep

All Around Oklahoma - OKFB news and events

Country Gardening – Winter is a great time to prep garden soil for spring

Country Classifieds

Country Kitchen Recipes – Lemon Herb Grilled Steak


The magazine is available to view and download on the publications page on OKFB’s website. OKFB members will receive a mailed copy as part of their membership.