Ag Advocacy Awards were presented to State Senator Eddie Fields and USDA Risk Management Regional Director Francie Tolle. Special recognition was given to FFA Executive Secretary Kent Boggs and former FFA Foundation Director Kendall Brashears.
One Officer’s position, one Independent District Board of Director seat and two Agent Director’s Board seats will be decided during this 113th Convention. The Officer and Board of Directors’ seats up for election are: Vice President, Independent Director District 2, Agent Director District 1, and Agent Director District 4.
A number of awards were handed out to rural women leaders and supporters during the recent American Farmers & Ranchers annual state convention. The Women’s Cooperative also handed out awards to the top participants in their annual Drive Away Hunger food drive campaign.
More than 4,000 Oklahoma elementary school students expressed their appreciation for farmers during the 2017 American Farmers & Ranchers poster contest.
Voting delegates at the recent 2017 AFR convention elected two new leaders and re-elected three current leaders for their board of directors and officers. The voting took place Feb. 18 during the second day of the three-day annual convention at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center in Norman, Okla.
One Officer’s position, two Independent District Board of Director’s seats and one Agent Director board seat will be decided during this 112th Convention in addition to the newly added NW Agent Director seat and the State- wide Independent Director board seat. The Officers and Board of Directors’ seats up for election are: Secretary, Independent Director District 1, Independent Director District 4, Agent Director District 1, Agent Director District 3 and Independent State-wide Director.