2021 OKLAS Agenda

Monday, March 1st VIRTUAL ONLY – Langston University Virtual Workshop: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 9 am: Opening Remarks (15 minutes) – Dean Wesley Whittaker Session 1 – (30 minutes) – Tracey Payton-MillerTitle: Horticulture Facility, Horticulture ProgrammingDescription: Introducing the new Horticulture Facility under construction and Horticulture Programming this year. Tips for preparing for pest prevention …

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2021 OKLAS Stakeholder Members

The 2021 OKLAS wouldn’t be possible without the support of stakeholder members. We would like to thank each stakeholder and the organizations they represent. James Arati – OSU Extension & OKSBDCCarrie Chlebanowski – The Looney Farm Kate Cooper – Norman Farm Market Gilbert Guerrero – USDA NRCSJulia Laughlin – OSU Extension Cindy Lawrence – Sapulpa …

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Producer Spotlight Video

This year at the Oklahoma Local Ag Summit we want to take a moment to highlight producers across the state and all of your awesome products. Take a moment to create a video to share a little bit about your farm and your story as a producer. Videos submitted will be combined to create one …

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Tomatoes at market

U.S. Farm Bill Update

Dr. Amy Hagerman from the OSU Extension office provides a concise overview of the U.S. Farm Bill updates.

Michael Kilpatrick

Making Your Mark

Michael is a farmer & author who lives to help farmers apply business principles & practical, proven solutions to grow their businesses & simplify their lives. Over the past 15 years, Michael has managed farms & consulted for industry experts. Michael continues to keep involved in multiple agricultural projects & educating farmers through his company Growing Farmers Co & Thriving Farmer Podcast.

Jarred Goods

Health Department Regulations

Can I sell that? An overview of what licenses you need to sell items at a farmers market. Speakers will be ODAFF Food Safety Division Director Scott Yates & Public Health Specialist Phillip Jurina from OSDH.

Social media marketing

Marketing on a Budget

Discover ways to promote your business across different platforms while maximizing your audience & your budget. This session is geared toward ideas for smaller businesses to incorporate into their marketing plans without busting the budget.

Jenna at Paseo Farmers Market

What’s Growing On? A Look at Small Producers in OK

In 2019, the ONIE Project conducted a survey to determine the needs of small producers in Oklahoma. This session will provide an overview of the needs assessment findings & implications for future practice.

Okmulgee Recipe Stand

Social Media Marketing

Social media is everywhere these days, but why should I use it for my farm or market? Social media marketing plays a key role in growing your business & attracting customers. Come learn why it is so important & how to effectively use it.