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We are a general farm and ranch organization that has roots of representing family farmers, ranchers and rural Oklahomans since 1905. Our focus extends beyond plows and cows as we address consumer issues and offer insurance coverage for all Oklahomans.

We are a general farm and ranch organization that has roots of representing family farmers, ranchers and rural Oklahomans since 1905. Our focus extends beyond plows and cows as we address consumer issues and offer insurance coverage for all Oklahomans.
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We are a general farm and ranch organization that has roots of representing family farmers, ranchers and rural Oklahomans since 1905. Our focus extends beyond plows and cows as we address consumer issues and offer insurance coverage for all Oklahomans.

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Episodes

Oklahoma Ag Report 02/22/18

2/22/2018
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On this week's show we talk about the just completed annual AFR convention with AFR President Terry Detrick and AFR Governmental Relations Director Steve Thompson. We also talk with NAWG Director Chandler Goule about the new mantra for wheat growers should be "Love Your Wheat". And one final news note about AFR giving their Ag Advocacy award to Francie Tolle, with the USDA's Risk Management Agency in Kansas City.

Duration:00:05:00

Oklahoma Ag Report 02/15/18

2/15/2018
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On this week's show we talk with Steve Thompson, director of AFR governmental relations, about the key issues on the minds of AFR members as they attend the annual AFR convention this weekend in Norman, Okla.; We also talk with Ryan Goodman, NCBA, and Matt Boyer, Claremore, Okla., rancher, about being an advocate for agriculture.

Duration:00:05:01

Oklahoma Ag Report 02/08/18

2/8/2018
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On this week's show we talk with Jackson Takach, director of economics and financial research for FARMER MAC; We also talk with Tim Lust with the National Sorghum Producers about grain sorghum as a great breakfast food!

Duration:00:05:00

Country Journal 02/02/18

2/2/2018
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On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast we talk with AFR President Terry Detrick about the 2018 Oklahoma legislative session, which convenes Monday, Feb. 5. Specifically, we talk about the proposed Step Up Oklahoma plan to fill the state's budget deficit.

Duration:00:03:46

Oklahoma Ag Report 02/01/18

2/1/2018
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On this week's show we talk with AFR President Terry Detrick about the proposed "step-up" plan to fix the state's budget deficit as we start the 2018 Oklahoma legislative session on Monday; we also talk with Dr. Jerry Fitch and OSU animal science student Alexandria Schut about the capstone class we are assisting with this semester.

Duration:00:04:59

Oklahoma Ag Report 01/25/18

1/25/2018
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On this week's show we learn how the Oklahoma Ag. Department is controlling wild hogs. We also talk with State Sen. Eddie Fields about the plan to fix the state's budget hole.

Duration:00:05:00

Country Journal 01/24/18

1/24/2018
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On this edition of the AFR Country Journal Podcast, we talk with State Sen. Eddie Fields, assistant majority floor leader of the Oklahoma Senate and a Wynona, Okla., rancher. He brings us up to date on the latest activity of the "special" legislative session and what will happen when legislators convene for the "regular" legislative session on Feb. 5.

Duration:00:07:47

Oklahoma Ag Report 01/18/18

1/18/2018
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On this week's show we talk with U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas about the the Wildfire Regulatory Relief legislation introduced by Sen. Inhofe to help farmers and rancher recover from wildfire disasters. We also talked with Lucas about the tax reform package and it's impact on farmers.

Duration:00:05:02

Oklahoma Ag Report 01/11/18

1/11/2018
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On this week's show we talk about the AFR Farm and Ranch Forum at the Enid Agrifest Farm Show on Friday; we also talk with Dustin Tackett, Ft. Cobb,Okla., who has been in Washington, D.C. this week representing Oklahoma on the NFU Policy Committee; And, we have a farm update from Karl Jett in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Duration:00:05:00

Oklahoma Ag Report 01/04/18

1/4/2018
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On this week's show we ask the question...will there be enough affordable propane to heat our rural homes and businesses this winter? We also visit with Tim Lust, National Sorghum Producers, about current conditions for grain sorghum producers.

Duration:00:04:58

Oklahoma Ag Report 12/28/17

12/28/2017
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On this week's Oklahoma Agriculture Report we talk with Kansas rancher Bill Brodie about the recent auction in Oklahoma City to raise funds for the All American Beef Battalion. We also talk with Luther Marqwart, American Sugar Alliance, about the benefits of sugar.

Duration:00:04:59

Special Edition 12/24/17

12/24/2017
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I hope you enjoy this special Christmas Day poem by the late Edgar Guest and his son, Bud Guest.

Duration:00:02:15

Oklahoma Ag Report 12/21/17

12/21/2017
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In this special Christmas edition of the Oklahoma Ag Report, we learn what it was like to celebrate Christmas in rural Oklahoma in the 1920's as we talk with the legendary George Stone. We also talk with Andy Cunningham, Laverne, Okla., rancher, about feeding cattle on Christmas and preparing for a winter storm.

Duration:00:04:59

Christmas in the Country with George Stone

12/20/2017
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We have a special treat for our listeners today! In this exclusive interview with Oklahoma legend George Stone, we take you back to Christmas time in rural Oklahoma in the 1920's. George is in the Oklahoma Ag Hall of Fame, was president of Oklahoma Farmers Union and National Farmers Union for many years, and at 98 years young, is still a respected voice for agriculture.

Duration:00:06:31

Oklahoma Ag Report 12/14/17

12/14/2017
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On this week's show we talk with Oklahoma House Minority Leader Elect Steve Kouplen, a Beggs, Okla., rancher, about going back into session Dec. 18 to solve the budge deficit. Kouplen is blunt and specific about what can..or can't be accomplished with another special session. Also, we visit with Micaela Danker, AFR youth development coordinator, about a couple of year-ending contests for Oklahoma students.

Duration:00:04:57

Oklahoma Ag Report 12/07/17

12/7/2017
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On this week's show we report on the AFR state youth speech contest held this past weekend in Stillwater. We talked with AFR President Terry Detrick and speech contestant Rayli Cunningham from Laverne, Okla. We also talked with Terry about AFR events at the Tulsa Farm Show this Friday and we have farm updates from the northeast and southwest parts of Oklahoma.

Duration:00:05:02

Oklahoma Ag Report 11/30/17

11/30/2017
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On this week's show we talk about America's native nut...the pecan! Our guest is AFR member Mike Spradling, a farmer and pecan producer from Sand Springs, Okla. He is also a member of the American Pecan Council. Spradling talks about the federal pecan marketing order aimed at increasing demand for pecans.

Duration:00:04:59

Oklahoma Ag Report 11/23/17

11/23/2017
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On this week's how we talk with Tim Lust, CEO, National Sorghum Producers, about the great growing season many producers had this year and the many new uses of sorghum, including products made for human consumption.

Duration:00:05:00

Oklahoma Ag Report 11/16/17

11/16/2017
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On this week's show we talk NAFTA and the new farm bill with NFU's Rob Larew; we also talk about the failed beef check off vote in Oklahoma with AFR leader and CBB chairman Brett Morris; And, we get farm updates from Chris Kolstad in Montana and Dale Schauer in Oklahoma.

Duration:00:05:01

Country Journal 11/13/17

11/13/2017
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On this edition of AFR Country Journal we talk with Betty Doke, Protect the Harvest, and Randy Gilbert, Tecumseh, Okla., rancher and trucking company owner, about the fast approaching Dec. 18 implementation of the federal Electronic Logging Device regulation. Most ag industry groups are opposed the rule. Here's why.

Duration:00:03:35