OFB’s Bushue Running for AFBF Presidency

SALEM, OREGON — Barry Bushue, president of Oregon Farm Bureau and vice president of American Farm Bureau, will run for the position of president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. On July 14, Bob Stallman, who has served as AFBF president for 16 years, announced he would not seek reelection in January 2016. The election [...]

OFB’s Bushue Running for AFBF Presidency 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

Video Highlights Washington County Farm Bureau at County Fair

Kids attending the 2015 Washington County Fair in Oregon had a chance to become a Junior Farmer for a day! Via fun, hands-on activities, they learned about harvesting crops, milking a cow, gathering eggs, and driving a tractor as they helped Farmer Ed do his chores. The activity area was sponsored in part by Washington [...]

Video Highlights Washington County Farm Bureau at County Fair 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

Oregon Farmers Celebrated at Baseball Game

From left are ODA’s Katy Coba, Brenda Kirsch Frketich, Shelly Boshart Davis, Amy Doerfler Phelan, Molly Pearmine McCargar, Kathy Freeborn Hadley, Macey Wessels, and Marie Bowers Stagg. Oregon family farmers and ranchers were honored at a special ag-themed game of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes baseball team on June 28 in Salem [...]

Oregon Farmers Celebrated at Baseball Game 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

FB Donates $1,500 in Groceries to Ronald McDonald House

From left are Farm Bureau members Roberta Valladao, Mollie Eder, Katherine Povey, Hayden Povey, Nancy Klatt, Cindy Tichenor (kneeling), WAC Chair Mickey Killingsworth, and Kristy Krugh of the Ronald McDonald House. On June 8 in Bend, a great group of Farm Bureau volunteers went shopping for $1,500 worth of food [...]

FB Donates $1,500 in Groceries to Ronald McDonald House 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

Baker County Farm Bureau Teaches Kids About Ag at Field to Fork Days

Teaching kids that “food doesn’t come from the grocery store” and improve their understanding about agriculture in Baker County were the goals of Field to Fork, held May 11-12 at the fairgrounds in Baker City. See video of Field to Fork event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEXV6CfJm4M “Baker County Farm Bureau has been involved with Field to Fork since [...]

Baker County Farm Bureau Teaches Kids About Ag at Field to Fork Days 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

Deschutes CFB Donates Get Oregonized to Schools

Third and 4th grade students in Redmond School District will be learning about Oregon agriculture and history out of brand new textbooks thanks to the generosity of the Deschutes County Farm Bureau. On May 8, the group donated 248 Get Oregonized student history books to be placed for use in third and fourth grade classrooms. [...]

Deschutes CFB Donates Get Oregonized to Schools 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00