Tag: farmers

Sorghum United Paves Way for Continued Innovation and Education in Sorghum Industry

Associate Farm Editor, Reagan Calk, had the chance to visit with the head of Sorghum United, Nate Blum, about innovations in the sorghum industry and the Global Sorghum Conference taking place this week in France. With around 70 active members on every continent, Blum describes Sorghum United as a grassroots organization that involves each part …

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AFR Wraps up 118th Convention, President Scott Blubaugh Happy with Policy and Direction

AFR Cooperative wrapped up its 118th Convention with “Honor Tradition, Embrace Change” as the Theme. The event was held at the Embassy Suites & Conference Center. It featured several guest speakers, including National Farmers Union President Rob Larew, Speaker of the House Charles McCall, Megan Williams with the Federal Reserve bank in Kansas City, and …

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OKFB supports HB 2775 and HB 1935 to increase School funding

Oklahoma Farm Bureau is proud to support HB 2775 and HB 1935 by House Speaker Charles McCall to increase funding for public schools across the state of Oklahoma. These proposals would assist public school funding in a number of ways, including providing a teacher pay raise and increasing each school’s per-pupil funding through a $500 million total funding …

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High Diesel Prices Put Strain on Farmers

The average price of diesel is $5.32 per gallon, more than $1.50 above the same time last year. While prices are below the $5.81 peak in June, the high cost of fuel is hitting farmers hard as they navigate the fall harvest season. American Farm Bureau Federation economists analyzed the factors driving up fuel prices …

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