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 (AFR) wrapped up its annual fall speech contest series Saturday Dec. 2 at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater.More
American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) recently presented two Oklahoma legislators—Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) and Rep. Kevin Hern (OK-01)—with the National Association of Mutual Insurance Company’s (NAMIC) Benjamin Franklin Public Policy Award. The awards were presented in Washington, D.C., the week of Sept. 11, when AFR members were on Capitol Hill lobbying Congress on behalf of agriculture and insurance issues.More
If you ask many of the farmers who lived through the 1980s Farm Crisis, they’ll tell you there was once an angel who took their call—an Oklahoman named Mona Lee Brock.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.