The AFR Youth Program is geared to developing the youth of our state to be the next generation of leaders. The AFR Adult Program is organized to build deep relationships and engagement with standout AFR Members and encourage interconnectivity between members of this cohort in an effect to ensure the future of AFR.
AFR serves as a “watchdog” for the agriculture industry and rural Oklahomans with full-time government relations staff in Oklahoma City and Washington D.C.
AFR is dedicated to its members and has remained true to its mission for 115 years – protecting, representing, and insuring Oklahoma’s farmers, ranchers, and rural citizens. Today, AFR is supportive of the state’s agricultural industry and rural population with membership consisting of farmers actively involved in production agriculture and non-farmers adding their voice in support of AFR principles.
American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) hosted the organization’s 118th annual state convention at the Embassy Suites & Conference Center – Norman Feb. 17-19. The event features educational speakers and entertainment, the annual business meeting of Oklahoma Farmers Union and American Farmers & Ranchers Mutual Insurance Company, discussion and adoption of AFR legislative policy and officer elections. This year’s convention theme was “Honor Tradition, Embrace Change.”More
American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) will host its 118th annual state convention at the Embassy Suites & Conference Center – Norman Feb. 17-19. This year’s convention theme is “Honor Tradition, Embrace Change.”More
Terry Detrick, Lahoma, received the Oklahoma Farmers Union Meritorious Service Award at the 117th Annual American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) State Convention. The award was presented by AFR Cooperative President Scott Blubaugh at the convention banquet Feb. 13.More
The four largest multinational meatpackers control 54% of U.S. poultry processing, 66% of U.S. pork packing, and 85% of beef packing.
Farmers in the corn and soybean markets must sell their crops to the same four companies that control 82% of soybean crushing and 84% of wet corn milling in the U.S.
Just four firms account for approximately 84% of the global herbicide and pesticide market.