On this week’s Oklahoma Ag Report we cover the recent All American Beef Battalion auction at the Oklahoma National Stockyards. We talk with volunteer leader Jon Fort, Garden City, Ks., and Capt. Jacob White, Ft. Sill.

On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast we talk with Mike Spradling, Sand Springs, Okla., a pecan producer and member of the American Pecan Council. He took time away from his pecan harvest this fall to travel to New York and help produce a national pecanathon video.


On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast, our focus is the new farm bill which passed this week.  Our guests are Steve Thompson, director of Government Relations for AFR, and Rob Larew, Sr. VP of Public Policy and Communications for the National Farmers Union.



On this week’s show we talk with Steve Thompson, AFR director of government relations, about Congress passing the new farm bill.  We also talk with Sarah Blaney, Oklahoma Assoc. of Conservation Districts, regarding her work on helping preserve heritage lands.




On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast, our focus is the Oklahoma Agriculture Leadership Program (OALP). Our guests are OALP Director Edmond Bonjour, and OALP Class XIX members Lee Vanderwork and Jason Ramsey.



On this week’s show we report on last Saturday’s state AFR/OFU speech contest in Stillwater as we talk with President Terry Detrick and an amazing young lady, Cora Taylor of Kingfisher,Okla., who competed in the contest.  We also talk with northwest Oklahoma rancher Lee Vanderwork about how he prepares for the approaching winter storm.




On this week’s show we talk about the upcoming AFR/OFU state speech contest, Dec. 1, in Stillwater, with Micaela Danker, youth development coordinator. We also get a farm update from Ft. Cobb, Okla., farmer Shelly Dissee, who describes how strong winds scattered peanuts ready to be harvested.




On this edition of the AFR Country Journal podcast, we talk with Shelly Dissee, who farms with her husband near Ft. Cobb, in southwest Oklahoma.  Strong winds a few days ago scattered peanuts across a large 160 acre field and now they are left with trying to find a solution to picking up the peanuts or suffer a possible $75,000 loss.



On this week’s show we talk with Jimmie Musick, who farms near Sentinel in southwest Oklahoma. He is President of the National Association of Wheat Growers and he says wheat planting is about wrapped up.  However, he still has more than 1,000 acres of cotton to harvest.




On this week’s show we talk with Dr. Bill Tierney, chief economist for AgResource Company, Chicago, about wheat and soybean prices.  We also talk with David Zummallen, who farms near Okarche, Okla., about the impact of snow and cold this week.


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