We are a general farm and ranch organization that has roots of representing family farmers, ranchers and rural Oklahomans since 1905. Our focus extends beyond plows and cows as we address consumer issues and offer insurance coverage for all Oklahomans.
Oklahoma Ag Report 02/22/18
On this week's show we talk about the just completed annual AFR convention with AFR President Terry Detrick and AFR Governmental Relations Director Steve Thompson. We also talk with NAWG Director Chandler Goule about the new mantra for wheat growers should be "Love Your Wheat". And one final news note about AFR giving their Ag Advocacy award to Francie Tolle, with the USDA's Risk Management Agency in Kansas City.
Oklahoma Ag Report 02/15/18
On this week's show we talk with Steve Thompson, director of AFR governmental relations, about the key issues on the minds of AFR members as they attend the annual AFR convention this weekend in Norman, Okla.; We also talk with Ryan Goodman, NCBA, and Matt Boyer, Claremore, Okla., rancher, about being an advocate for agriculture.
Oklahoma Ag Report 02/08/18
On this week's show we talk with Jackson Takach, director of economics and financial research for FARMER MAC; We also talk with Tim Lust with the National Sorghum Producers about grain sorghum as a great breakfast food!
Country Journal 02/02/18
On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast we talk with AFR President Terry Detrick about the 2018 Oklahoma legislative session, which convenes Monday, Feb. 5. Specifically, we talk about the proposed Step Up Oklahoma plan to fill the state's budget deficit.
Oklahoma Ag Report 02/01/18
On this week's show we talk with AFR President Terry Detrick about the proposed "step-up" plan to fix the state's budget deficit as we start the 2018 Oklahoma legislative session on Monday; we also talk with Dr. Jerry Fitch and OSU animal science student Alexandria Schut about the capstone class we are assisting with this semester.
Oklahoma Ag Report 01/25/18
On this week's show we learn how the Oklahoma Ag. Department is controlling wild hogs. We also talk with State Sen. Eddie Fields about the plan to fix the state's budget hole.