OFB News: Oregon Paid Sick Leave FAQ

This spring, Linn County Farm Bureau hosted two seminars about what employers have to do to comply with the new state paid sick leave law. Staff from OFB and the Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries presented an overview and took questions from attendees. Based on conversations from that event, OFB and BOLI compiled the [...]

OFB News: Oregon Paid Sick Leave FAQ 2017-10-30T13:31:55+00:00

Multnomah CFB asks Portlanders: Who’s your farmer?

If you’re driving around Portland this summer, you may encounter one of these colorful billboards by Multnomah County Farm Bureau asking an important question: Who’s your farmer? The billboard on SE Morrison St. and SE 9th Ave. in Portland. Many people don’t realize that 98 percent of Oregon farms and ranches are family [...]

Multnomah CFB asks Portlanders: Who’s your farmer? 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00

Farm Bureau Rural Road Safety brochure offers tips for farmers & motorists

For many Oregon farmers, summer is the busiest time of year. By July, harvest of major crops like grass seed and wheat is in full swing, and it’s not unusual for a farmer to spend 14-hour days on a tractor out in the field. Sometimes farms have acreage spread over a wide region, and farmers [...]

Farm Bureau Rural Road Safety brochure offers tips for farmers & motorists 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00

Agritourism: A chance to share ag’s story

Flowers and allergies alike are in full bloom, meaning only one thing: spring has sprung and the agritourism season is beginning. As city dwellers and consumers across the country make their way to farmers' markets, U-pick farms and creameries this spring and summer, it's the perfect time for farmers to share their stories with farm [...]

Agritourism: A chance to share ag’s story 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00