Ever since civilization began, people have seen mutual benefit in working together to achieve a common goal. In discussing the history of cooperatives it is difficult to distinguish between the concept of cooperation — combining efforts for a common goal — from that of forming a user-owned business.
AFR LEAD held a golf tournament in support of State Question 777: Oklahoma's Right to Farm. Thanks to all of our players and sponsors, with special note of appreciation to the Greens Country Club for their support.
U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), addressed a group of AFR leaders meeting at BancFirst in Marlow, May 31. The event was hosted by Becky and Mike Graham, Marlow.
The small community of Medicine Park, at the edge of the Wichita Mountains in southwest Oklahoma, came alive with the roar of Harley Davidson, Honda and Kawasaki motorcycles, June 11, as the AFR Southwest District LEAD committee sponsored a Poker Run and Red Dirt concert. The event was in support of State Question 777, Oklahoma’s Right to Farm.
The Toby Keith Foundation has been helping children with cancer since 2006 and continues its services through partnerships with hospitals, caregivers, foundations and civic groups.
In a letter today to the Oklahoma congressional delegation, AFR President Terry Detrick encouraged them to support the U.S. Senate’s GMO labeling legislation. The Senate is expected to vote on the issue after July 4th holiday.
Join us for the AFR Women's Conference on August 6, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK.
AFR sponsored several awards at the Connors State College Cattle Grading contest this week in Warner, OK.
AFR Lobbyist Tommy Thomas wraps up the 2016 Oklahoma legislative session.
Jett owns KC Farms, a family farm and ranch southwest of Slapout. KC Farms is a diversified farm and ranch with irrigated and dryland wheat, forage crops and grass. They also have a commercial cow herd. His long term dedication to conservation was recognized this year by the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts as he was inducted into the OACD Hall of Fame.