News

The Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association is committed to protecting our livelihood and promoting our product.  In an effort to do so, we work to inform and educate the media as well as the general public about our industry and association activities. 

Below is a list of OCA press releases with the most recent on top.  We grant full access to the media and general public to the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Press Releases.  To request a photo, contact [email protected]


2020

May 19 - Cattlemen Applaud Governor Stitt’s Signature on the Oklahoma Meat Consumer Protection Act

May 18 - Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Changes Convention Locations

May 13 -  Factual, Research Based Webinars for Beef Producers Concerned with the Current State of the Beef Industry

May 7 - Task Force Formed to Explore for Beef Packing and Processing in Oklahoma

April 30 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association Releases List of Members Selling Beef Direct to Consumers

April 27 - Consumers are Looking to Buy Beef Direct. OCA is working to Compose a List of Producers that are Selling Beef Direct.

April 21 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association Sends Letter Urging the Completion of the Investigation of Price Disparity in the Beef Supply Chain

April 17 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association Focuses on Educating and Empowering Beef Producers

April 14 - At Home Cooking Video Competition Highlights Beef

March 30 - The OCA Ranch Rodeo Gives $31,000 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation 

March 20 - OCA is Saddened by the Passing of President-Elect, Mike Armitage

March 19 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association Board of Directors Adopts Policy Regarding the Volatile and Uncertain Beef & Cattle Market

March 10 - OSU College of Veterinary Medicine to Host Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Spring Board of Directors Meeting on May 1

March 9 - Oklahoma Cattlemen to Host Beef Day at the Capital – May 14

March 5 - Governor Stitt Signs HB1048 and Cattlemen are Thrilled

March 2 - Meriwether Family Presents Scholarship to Bronze Medallion Heifer at the Woodward District Livestock Show and Honors the Legacy of Layne Meriwether

Feb. 20 - A Bar Ranch Summer Internship Opportunity for College Juniors and Seniors

Feb. 11 - OCA Seeks Applicants for Cattlemen’s Leadership Academy, Class 28

Jan. 31 - Young Cattlemen Raise $28.5K for the OK BEEF PAC

Jan. 30 - Ranchers from Cotton, Comanche & Tillman Counties Donate Beef to the Ronald McDonald House in Tulsa

Jan. 24 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association is Thankful for the Clarity of the New Water Rule

Jan. 22 - Major County Cattlemen Donate and Deliver Beef to the Ronald McDonald House in Oklahoma City

Jan. 17 - A Positive Week for the Beef Industry Concerning Trade

Jan. 12 - Unique Scholarship provides Post-Graduate Degree Assistance while Honoring the Legacy of Richard Gebhart

Jan. 12 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation Offers over $23,000 in Scholarships – Application Available Now, Deadline March 12

Jan. 9 - 2020 Brand Renewal Now Quick and Easy

Jan. 8 - Governor Stitt to Keynote Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association's Policy Meeting on Jan. 28


 

2019

Oct. 28 - Waurika Area Cattlemen Invited to Attend OCA Fall Gathering at the Parker Ranch on Nov. 4

Oct. 18 - Sapulpa Area Cattlemen Invited to Attend OCA Fall Gathering at the Enlow Ranch on Oct. 29

Oct. 10 - Volunteers are Nearly as Important as the Ribeye Steaks at the OCA Beef Tent

Sept. 30 - Steer Carcass Challenge is Mutually Beneficial to Local and State Cattlemen’s Organizations and is Tax Deductible; Delivery Date is Nov. 1

Sept. 26 - Oklahoma Cattlemen Support the USDA Investigation of the Cattle Market

Sept. 20 - Eight Local Cattlemen’s Organizations Receive Payout Checks from the OCF Steer Carcass Challenge

Aug. 30 - OK BEEF PAC Golf Classic, Friday, Sept. 6

Aug. 28 - Secretary Perdue Statement on Beef Processing Facility in Holcomb, Kansas

Aug. 26 - OCA Board of Directors Approves Brand Registration Fee Increase

Aug. 26 - Buford Ranch Wins OCA Ranch Rodeo for the Third Year Straight While Raising Support for the Children’s Hospital Foundation

Aug. 19 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation Ready to Distribute Funds Donated in Support of Flood Relief Efforts

Aug. 9 - Oklahoma Cattlemen's Board of Directors to Consider a Brand Fee Increase

July 22 - Mike Weeks of Stuart Elected President of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association During the 67th Convention and Trade Show

July 22 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Board of Directors Approves Directive to Consider Increasing State Brand Registration Fee;
Comment Period Opens Today

July 11 - 67th Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Convention Next Week; Friday the Final Day to Pre-Register

July 11 - Oklahoma Beef Producers Selected to Participate in Prestigious Leadership Program

July 10 - OCA Ranch Rodeo National Anthem Singing Contest, Finalists Announced & How to Vote

July 1 - OCA Ranch Rodeo Tickets on Sale Today! 12 Teams, One Goal: Raising Funds for CHF

July 1 - Cattlemen’s Educational Series a Key Element of the 67th Cattlemen’s Convention

June 27 - Last Call for Entries in the OCA Ranch Rodeo National Anthem Singing Contest

June 17 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation Partners with Oklahoma AgCredit in Statewide Flooding Crisis

June 3 - Enter the OCA Ranch Rodeo National Anthem Singing Contest

May 24 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation Launches a Flood Relief Fund for Oklahoma Cattlemen Affected by Flooding

May 15 - 35th Anniversary OCA Ranch Rodeo Participating Ranches Announced

May 8 - Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association to Consider an Oklahoma Beef Label

May 2 - Governor Stitt Kicks Beef Month off by Signing SB 21, the Ribeye Steak Bill

April 30 - Fed Cattle Field Day Hosted by the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation – May 23 at Xcel Feeders, Watonga, OK

April 29 - Oklahoma Cattlemen Excited to see Governor Stitt Sign SB 392 into Law

March 28 - All Beef Cattle Producers Invited to Beef Quality Assurance Training at No Cost – May 3

March 25 - Oklahoma Cattlemen to Host Beef Day at the Capital – May 15

Feb. 27 - OCA Seeking Applicants for Cattlemen’s Leadership Academy, Class 27

Feb. 12 - More than $15,000 in Scholarships through the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation – Application deadline May 15

Feb. 12 - $2,500.00 Gebhart Leadership Legacy Scholarship Offered to Cattlemen Pursuing Post-Graduate Degree

Jan. 3 - Oklahoma’s Newly Appointed Secretary of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur to Keynote OCA’s Winter Policy Meeting on Jan. 23

Meriwether Family Presents Scholarship to Bronze Medallion Heifer at the Woodward District Livestock Show and Honors the Legacy of Layne Meriwether