Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry exists to protect, promote and regulate the agricultural resources of the state of Oklahoma. Under the guidance of the Oklahoma State Board of Agriculture, the department ensures food safety, protects herd health, fosters new markets for Oklahoma’s agricultural and natural products, manages licensing and regulation and represents the agriculture industry on the Governor’s Cabinet.
The mission of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is to create conditions for Oklahoma agriculture to thrive while meeting regulatory requirements.
Our vision is for Oklahoma agriculture to be a national leader that fosters healthy, thriving communities by promoting growth and sustainability in food, fuel and fiber production
Oklahoma Quick Facts
- 77,200 – Number of Oklahoma farms
- 129,619 – Number of Oklahoma agriculture producers
- 34.2 million – Oklahoma ag acres operated
- No. 3 – National rank for female and young producers under the age of 35