Tag: 2023

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Down Slightly from Record High in 2022

Gathering around the table for a Thanksgiving dinner won’t take as much of a toll on your pocketbook this year compared to 2022, but the meal still reflects historically high costs. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 38th annual survey provides a snapshot of the average cost of this year’s classic holiday feast for 10, which …

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Senator Lankford says 2023 Farm Bill Must Make Room for SNAP Program Reforms

Farm Director KC Sheperd sat down and talked with U.S. Senator James Lankford about a few issues directly impacting rural America and Oklahoma including the farm bill, inflation, education, daylight savings and more. Regarding the USDA investing $14 million to help start and expand independent meat processors in the state, Lankford said this will help …

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Jadyn Gwartney, Mayes County 4-H shows Supreme Purebred Gilt at OYE

This weekend, Jadyn Gwartney took home the Supreme Title at the Oklahoma Youth Expo’s Purebred Gilt show. Gwartney was showing her Chester White. Reserve Supreme Purebred Gilt Went to Preston Haines of the Tecumseh 4-H Club with his Spot. Other big winners from the show include Champion Duroc going to Collin Wharton of Wilson FFA, …

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Risk Management Tools Must be a Farm Bill Priority

In a time of volatility, managing risk remains a priority for farmers and ranchers, and new analysis from the American Farm Bureau Federation examines several farm bill risk management tools included in Title I, explaining their impact and importance to farmers. The analysis is part of a Market Intel series dedicated to farm bill programs, …

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