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The Road to Rural Prosperity brings to life stories about rural America, for rural Americans. A weekly podcast focused on the backbone of the United States.

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The Road to Rural Prosperity brings to life stories about rural America, for rural Americans. A weekly podcast focused on the backbone of the United States.

    Episode 45- As School Starts This Fall- Brent Bushey and OPSRC Help Schools Succeed

    Episode 45- As School Starts This Fall- Brent Bushey and OPSRC Help Schools Succeed

    As the 2020-21 School Year begins- over 200 Oklahoma School Districts rely on the resources they can access from the Oklahoma Public Schools Resource Center. Host Ron Hays talks with their Executive Director Brent Bushey about how the world of education was turned upside down in March of this year when COVID-19 kept student from returning to the Classroom after Spring Break. Brent talks about how schools worked to adapt this past spring and how that brings us to the fall semester- Brent says his group helps with Professional Development with teachers and other key staff- and has helped in the move into technological solutions to make education work in a COVID world. Today's Podcast is powered by the Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma.

    • 26 min
    Episode 44- Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe Talks Tribal Sovereignty, Pandemic Help and Reelection

    Episode 44- Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe Talks Tribal Sovereignty, Pandemic Help and Reelection

    In our latest Road to Rural Prosperity- Host Ron Hays is joined on the phone from Washington with Oklahoma's Senior Member of our Congressional Delegation- Senator Jim Inhofe. They begin the conversation talking about the Supreme Court Case that will likely need that delegation to develop a legislative fix that allows tribal sovereignty to mesh with the power of the state- they also talk about Senator Inhofe's work on several bills aimed at helping Oklahoma Agriculture deal with the Pandemic- the Senator offers an update on the HEALs act negotiations and offers his reasons for wanting to be elected for another six years. Today's Road Podcast is powered by BancFirst, Loyal to Oklahoma and to You.

    • 27 min
    Episode 43- The Newest Member of the Oklahoma Ag Hall of Fame- Dr. Barry Pollard talks with Ron Hays

    Episode 43- The Newest Member of the Oklahoma Ag Hall of Fame- Dr. Barry Pollard talks with Ron Hays

    Dr. Barry Pollard has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Governor's Outstanding Achievement Award in Agriculture, making him the 23rd individual to be inducted into the Oklahoma Ag Hall of Fame. Host Ron Hays talked with Dr. Pollard after he had received the award at the 2020 Oklahoma Cattlemen's Convention in Tulsa on July 24th- and they talked about his service to Oklahoma Agriculture and Rural Oklahoma- as a Surgeon based in Enid, as an Agri-businessman operating a multi state John Deere Dealership and as a nationally known Angus Breeder.
    Today's Podcast is sponsored in part by OPSRC, the Oklahoma Public School Resource Center.

    • 25 min
    Episode 42- Johnnie, Lori and Jocelyn Talk Ag in the Classroom with KC Sheperd

    Episode 42- Johnnie, Lori and Jocelyn Talk Ag in the Classroom with KC Sheperd

    KC Sheperd goes on ZOOM to talk with three Oklahoma Elementary Educators about their experiences with the Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom Program- Johnnie Keel, Lori Newmark and Jocelyn Puckett were three of the teachers that were presenters at the 2020 Summer Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom Conference that was held virtually. Today's Road to Rural Prosperity Podcast is powered by the Public Service Company of Oklahoma.

    • 26 min
    Episode 41- Rodd Moesel, Okla Farm Bureau President on Excellence in Rural Oklahoma with Ron Hays

    Episode 41- Rodd Moesel, Okla Farm Bureau President on Excellence in Rural Oklahoma with Ron Hays

    Host Ron Hays covers a lot of ground with the President of the Oklahoma Farm Bureau, Rodd Moesel, in this Episode of the Road to Rural Prosperity. Rodd talks about the challenges of COVID in the operation of the general farm organization, the nervousness created by the Supreme Court Decision against Oklahoma and the potential implications of the court’s ruling on landowners throughout eastern Oklahoma, his reasons for wanting to become President of Farm Bureau and his thoughts on the absolute necessity of high speed broadband across every part of Oklahoma. Today's Podcast is powered by the Oklahoma Rural Water Association.

    • 36 min
    Episode 40- 2020 Oklahoma FFA Stars Reagan Klassen and Kale Miller Spotlighted

    Episode 40- 2020 Oklahoma FFA Stars Reagan Klassen and Kale Miller Spotlighted

    Today's Episode features a conversation hosted by KC Sheperd with the 2020 Oklahoma FFA Star Farmer Reagan Klassen of the Hydro-Eakly FFA Chapter- and then Ron Hays describes the Agribusiness that propelled Kale Miller of Stroud FFA to Stardom as the 2020 Oklahoma FFA Star in Agribusiness.
    This Road to Rural Prosperity is powered by the Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma.

    • 20 min

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