OFB Field Notes: Young Farm Bureau member job-shadows at OFB

15-year-old Cameron Swartwood of Polk County Farm Bureau visited the OFB headquarters for a day of job-shawdowing. Cameron Swartwood, member of Polk County Farm Bureau, lives on a family farm in Rickreall that raises hazelnuts, grass seed, wheat, and canola. At 15 years old, she’s not quite sure what profession to [...]

OFB Field Notes: Young Farm Bureau member job-shadows at OFB 2017-10-30T13:31:55+00:00

OFB Field Notes: An afternoon at Duyck Family Farm

Farm Bureau members Larry Duyck and Jacque Duyck Jones are the 3rd and 4th generation of Duyck Family Farms, established in 1907. The scene: Duyck Family Farm in Washington County The day: July 28, 2016 The reason: An afternoon farm tour by two exceptional Farm Bureau volunteer leaders: Larry Duyck, OFB Board [...]

OFB Field Notes: An afternoon at Duyck Family Farm 2017-10-30T13:31:55+00:00

OFB Field Notes: Candidates vie for OFB endorsement

OFB Board member Peter Kenagy asks gubernatorial candidate Bud Pierce for his thoughts on preserving valuable farmland from urban sprawl. OFB 3rd VP Barb Iverson welcomes one of 15 candidates to speak to Farm Bureau leaders on Aug. 3. As the 2016 election season ramps up, [...]

OFB Field Notes: Candidates vie for OFB endorsement 2017-10-30T13:31:55+00:00