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Another Fantastic OYE Sale of Champions Raising $1.5 Million

The 2024 OYE is in the record books- and the Sale of Champions provided a strong finish- the sale of 214 top market animals sold for $1.5 million- matching last year’s record! Ruby Bell of the Bristow FFA Chapter saw her Grand Champion Steer Bring $105,000, about $3,000 higher than last year’s Grand Champion. Bell’s …

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State Representative Dell Kerbs says OYE Exhibitors are the Leaders of the Future

Each year at the Oklahoma Youth Expo, legislators have the opportunity to be paired with a showman and compete with other legislator/exhibitor pairs for the top showman. This opportunity allows legislators to connect with the future of the agriculture industry and be part of the Oklahoma Youth Expo experience. Following the Legislative Showmanship Competition at …

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OYE’s “This One’s for The Girls” Event Continues to Grow and Inspire Girls as They Navigate Through Life

At the Oklahoma Youth Expo, Associate Farm Editor, Reagan Calk, had the chance to visit with Lacey Dale Gracia and talk about this year’s “This One’s for The Girls” event put on by Diamond Hats. Now with Diamond Hats, Gracia was previously the Marketing Manager for Express Ranches.   “This was just a dream birthed …

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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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Livestock show preparation: Making emergency response plans

As exhibitors prepare for show season, it is important to develop a plan for how to handle any livestock emergencies that may arise. Having a plan in place prior to the show ensures quick action and timely care should an emergency happen. Seeking veterinary assistance “The most important part of an emergency plan for livestock …

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