Farm Bureau applauds new goose hunting rules & creates crop damage survey

The new goose season that eliminates check stations and allows for hunting seven days a week is now a reality thanks to the efforts of Oregon Farm Bureau, individual farmers, and the Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife. “This is great news for farmers facing goose damage in their fields,” said Marie Gadotti, chair of [...]

Farm Bureau applauds new goose hunting rules & creates crop damage survey 2017-10-30T13:31:57+00:00

Oregon’s Food Producers Dismayed by Minimum Wage Vote

Legislators ignore real concerns from farmers, ranchers and food processors Oregon agriculture groups are very concerned that the minimum wage hike passed by the House today threatens the future of farming and food production in the state. Hundreds of farmers, ranchers and food processors came to Salem in recent weeks to testify on the real [...]

Oregon’s Food Producers Dismayed by Minimum Wage Vote 2017-10-30T13:31:57+00:00

Farm Bureau Introduces FFA to State Legislature

To connect with and inspire the next generation of advocates for Oregon agriculture, the Oregon Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee organized an FFA Legislative Day for high school students at the Oregon State Capitol during the 2016 Legislative Session. Introducing FFA members to the Oregon Capitol, educating them about public policy issues impacting [...]

Farm Bureau Introduces FFA to State Legislature 2017-10-30T13:31:57+00:00

Farm Bureau stands up for ag at the Capitol

A 30%+ minimum wage increase. A paid sick leave law that’s unworkable for farmers. Legislation that would increase fuel and energy costs. Bills that would allow a patchwork of local ag regulations. Put them together and it’s a harrowing game of FarmCrush where Oregon farmers and ranchers are the big losers. Tell legislators not to [...]

Farm Bureau stands up for ag at the Capitol 2017-10-30T13:31:57+00:00