PHOENIX, Ariz. — Oklahoma Farm Bureau earned five Awards for Excellence at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 98th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show held Jan. 6-11 in Phoenix, Arizona. The awards recognized the state’s excellence in membership achievement and implementation of outstanding programs serving members in 2016.
“At Oklahoma Farm Bureau, we strive to fulfill the organization’s purpose of serving as the voice of rural Oklahomans,” said Monica Wilke, OKFB executive director. “These awards represent our staff’s hard work and dedication to serving our members.
The Awards for Excellence were awarded to state Farm Bureaus that demonstrated outstanding achievements in six program areas. Oklahoma Farm Bureau applied for five of the six categories and received all five awards, including Education and Outreach; Leadership Development; Member Services; Policy Development and Implementation; and Public Relations and Communications.
OKFB President Tom Buchanan accepted the awards on behalf of the organization. Find a full list of AFBF state awards here.
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—Oklahoma Farm Bureau
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