Farm Bureau saves Christmas!

…Well, at least the business of Christmas tree farmers in Marion and Polk Counties that use helicopters for harvest. At issue is a recently changed airspace designation around Salem Airport/Independence. On Aug. 20, the Federal Aviation Administration increased the designation of Class D airspace around the Salem Tower from approximately 5 nautical miles to 16 [...]

Farm Bureau saves Christmas! 2017-10-30T13:31:57+00:00

Jefferson Co. Farm Bureau proactive on spotted frog issue

Photo: Members of Jefferson County Farm Bureau hosted two tours this fall to share with local, state, and federal lawmakers, conservation groups, and others about how farmers work closely with local irrigation districts to maximize water efficiency. Threatened lawsuits involving the spotted frog may jeopardize already limited water availability.  Oregon Farm Bureau statement on spotted [...]

Jefferson Co. Farm Bureau proactive on spotted frog issue 2017-10-30T13:31:57+00:00