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AFR Company News - August 2016

2017 Poster Contest

Each year, American Farmers & Ranchers captures the creativity of students across the state of Oklahoma with our annual poster contest. There’s always a remarkable response and each year the home office receives 6,000+ posters. 

72nd Annual Speech Contest

This popular event is held in the fall of each year and is available to members and non-members. Students in grades 4-12 compete in their respective category at District contests held around the state. First and second place winners in each of the categories advance to the State Speech Contest held in Stillwater on the campus of Oklahoma State University.

AFR Issues Statement Regarding Water Rights Agreement

AFR President Terry Detrick issued the following statement in support of the water rights agreement between the The State of Oklahoma and The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, The Chickasaw Nation, and The City of Oklahoma City following the press conference held on August 11th.

Court Rules In Favor of Right to Farm Amendment

Oklahoma residents will have the opportunity to vote on State Question 777, Right to Farm, in November, following the announcement Aug. 8, by the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

Oklahoma Youth Learn to Lead at AFR Leadership Summit

More than 200 young people from around the state participated in the annual American Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Summit, July 24-29.

Participants learned such skills as setting and achieving short- and long-term goals and working in teams. They also learned the value of personal responsibility, respect for their peers and many other positive attributes.