Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211


Agricultural News

Producers Invited to Attend the Oklahoma Wheat Growers' Association Convention - Register Now

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:17:59 CDT

Producers Invited to Attend the Oklahoma Wheat Growers' Association Convention - Register Now The Oklahoma Wheat Growers’ Association has announced that it will host its annual convention next month at the Redlands Community College Conference Center in El Reno, Oklahoma. Producers from across the state will gather to learn about the very latest techniques and strategies to enhance the quality of their crops as well as their production abilities, from a knowledgeable and well-versed slate of guest speakers.

Members of the Oklahoma State University Wheat Improvement Team will share a comprehensive review of diseases that affected producers this year and the recommended fungicide applications. They will also offer information on new varieties, ways to enhance protein content, soil fertilization options, and other topics of interest to the wheat producer. Those scheduled to present include Dr. Bob Hunger, Dr. Brett Carver, Dr. David Marburger and Dr. Brian Arnall.

Additionally, Mark Hodges of Plains Grains Inc. will give an overview of the quality aspects of this past year’s harvest, with particular emphasis on wheat varieties known for ideal milling and baking qualities.

Oklahoma State University Extension Grain Market Economist Dr. Kim Anderson will also provide an outlook on the wheat market, followed by Vice President of the National Association of Wheat Growers, Jimmie Musick of Sentinel, Oklahoma who will brief attendees on activities in Washington, D.C. and how Oklahoma wheat producers’ membership in the OWGA directly shapes federal policies that impact them and their operations.

The convention is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on August 3, 2017 at the Redlands Community College Conference Center in El Reno, Oklahoma. There is no charge for current members to attend, although, non-members will be charged $50 for admission, which will also cover their membership for the coming year. All growers in Oklahoma are encouraged to attend as OWGA represents the interest of all wheat producers. Early registration closes July 26th and is encouraged.

For more information about the event, you can contact OWGA’s Director of Membership Services Tammy Ford-Miller at 580-233-9516 or by email.

Download a copy of the registration form online, by clicking or tapping here.

Source - Oklahoma Wheat Growers’ Association



WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI


Top Agricultural News

  • Monday Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:42:30 CDT
  • Introducing Your 2018 Star in Ag Production, Rhett Taylor of the Okemah FFA Chapter  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:29:51 CDT
  • USDA Undersecretary Bill Northey Tours Wildfires, Announces Changes to FSA Disaster Programs  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:21:26 CDT
  • Southern Plains Wheat Crop Remains Stuck in Poor to Very Poor Condition- While Early Corn Planting Going Slow-  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:16:14 CDT
  • Mark Hodges Named Extending the Legacy Award Winner for 2018 by Oklahoma Wheat Commission  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:44:55 CDT
  • Derrell Peel Believes Latest Cattle on Feed Report Provides Evidence of Heifer Retention Slowing Significantly  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:30:41 CDT
  • Monday Preopening Market Update with Dave Lanning  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:21:32 CDT
  • Rhea Fire Now 49 Percent Contained- 34 Complex Fire 85 Percent Contained After Rains Damp Both Down Some  Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:02:11 CDT

  • More Headlines...


    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Livestock Exchange Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Stillwater Milling American Farmers & Ranchers KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Oklahoma City Farm Show

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    Find more about Weather in Oklahoma City, OK

    © 2008-2018 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.