OFB Action Alert on wolf delisting

[ Oct. 30 UPDATE: ODFW officially recommends delisting gray wolf from state ESA throughout Oregon!] The Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission is considering removing the gray wolf from the list of species protected under the Oregon Endangered Species Act (OESA). Oregon’s Wolf Conservation & Management Plan calls for the possible delisting of wolves when Oregon reaches the conservation objective of four breeding pairs for three consecutive years in eastern Oregon. This [...]

OFB Action Alert on wolf delisting 2017-10-30T13:31:57+00:00

Court halts Waters of the United States rule

Check out this video by American Farm Bureau that explains why the WOTUS stay is great news — and what needs to be done to quash the government agency’s regulatory [[ OCT. 30 UPDATE: Senate Action on WOTUS Expected Next Week As early as the week of Nov. 1, the Senate is expected to schedule debate [...]

Court halts Waters of the United States rule 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

Columbia CFB donates “Get Oregonized” to schools

Fourth grade students in Scappoose School District will be learning about Oregon agriculture and history out of brand new textbooks thanks to the generosity of the Columbia County Farm Bureau. The group donated $1,500 worth of new Get Oregonized student history books to be placed for use in fourth grade classrooms. Otto Petersen teacher, Kristy [...]

Columbia CFB donates “Get Oregonized” to schools 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

Statement by Oregon Farm Bureau President Barry Bushue on sentencing of Steve and Dwight Hammond to five years in federal prison

SALEM, OREGON, October 7, 2015 – “Today two Oregon ranchers were sentenced to five years in federal prison under terrorism statutes for setting preventative fires on their own land. We are gravely disappointed at this outcome. Elderly Harney County rancher Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven, a former OFB Board member and Harney County Farm [...]

Statement by Oregon Farm Bureau President Barry Bushue on sentencing of Steve and Dwight Hammond to five years in federal prison 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00

Sign petition to #SaveTheHammonds

If you follow OFB on social media, we hope you’ve noticed our #SaveTheHammonds campaign to bring to light gross injustice by the federal government on two Eastern Oregon ranchers. Sign the petition at savethehammonds.com. Read on for the backstory. Elderly Harney County rancher Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven (pictured above, and a former OFB [...]

Sign petition to #SaveTheHammonds 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00