Several foundations are collecting donations for those affected by the wildfires. All proceeds will be distributed toward relief efforts.
More than 900 FFA and 4-H students and sponsors from across the country will converge on Oklahoma City May 1-3, 2018 for the 67th annual National Land and Range Judging Contest hosted by the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts (OACD).
The Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts is proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for the third annual "Mike Thralls Memorial Scholarship." Thralls was an unwavering steward of the land who loved Oklahoma and was committed to preserving her natural resources. Thralls was a graduate of Oklahoma State University who went on to serve as Oklahoma Assistant Secretary of Agriculture and Executive Director of the Oklahoma Conservation Commission. In his memory, OACD will be awarding two $500 scholarships in April 2018.
Application Deadline: March 16, 2018
Listen to OACD President Jimmy Emmons, along with Rattan Lal, Distinguished Professor of Soil Science and Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, Ohio State University, Bianca Moebius-Clune Director, USDA-NRCS Soil Health Division and David Montgomery Professor of geomorphology, University of Washington in Seattle talk about the importance of soil health on NPR's 1A.
Sand County Foundation, in partnership with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation, ITC Holdings Corp. and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, is proud to announce Emmons Farm as the recipient for the inaugural Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award®, which honors Oklahoma landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources.