Meet three Farm Bureau volunteer leaders

Jason Flowers YF&R Chair, outgoing AFBF YF&R rep What do you raise? I’m a fourth generation farmer from Klamath County raising grass hay, alfalfa, oats, barley, wheat, and cattle. How was serving on the national Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee? I recently completed two years on the American Farm Bureau YF&R Committee. It [...]

Meet three Farm Bureau volunteer leaders 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00

OFB profile: Family farmer finds her niche

Third-generation farmer. International export expert. Passionate “agvocate.” National Farm Mom of the Year. These are all accurate ways to describe Shelly Boshart Davis, member of Linn County Farm Bureau. [Photo above: Linn County Farm Bureau member Shelly Boshart Davis (right) is the third generation to work on the family farm in Tangent. From left are husband [...]

OFB profile: Family farmer finds her niche 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00

Good news on spotted frog case

Central Oregon farmers and irrigation mired in the spotted frog issue twice had reason to celebrate in recent weeks. On March 22, the Federal Judge Ann Aiken denied WaterWatch of Oregon and the Center for Biological Diversity’s preliminary motion to restrict irrigation flows in their Endangered Species Act (ESA) case regarding the spotted frog. And [...]

Good news on spotted frog case 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00

OFB’s Bushue makes statement on Klamath dams removal plan

April 7, 2016 statement from Oregon Farm Bureau President Barry Bushue on the dam removal plan: "Despite asking the Governor's office to be involved in the dam removal discussions, Farm Bureau was excluded. It's not clear if there were any representatives from the agriculture community at the table. The crux of the issue is water [...]

OFB’s Bushue makes statement on Klamath dams removal plan 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00