OFB prepares for 2017 Oregon Legislative Session

Falling commodity prices, labor shortages, new workforce mandates — 2016 was challenging for many Oregon farm and ranch families. But Farm Bureau members ended the year with important accomplishments to be proud of: Hundreds participated in the I Farm I Vote grassroots effort this November; the Measure 97 tax on gross receipts was handily defeated; [...]

OFB prepares for 2017 Oregon Legislative Session 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Oregon shines at AFBF Convention

While most of Oregon was mired in ice and snow last week, 25 Farm Bureau members were in the sunny-and-60s environs of Phoenix, AZ, attending the 2017 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention, Jan. 6-10, with about 6,000 fellow farmers and ranchers from around the country. Pic of most of the 25 Farm [...]

Oregon shines at AFBF Convention 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Grassroots leaders chart AFBF policy

Jan. 10, 2017 in Phoenix: OFB's delegates doing important grassroots work on American Farm Bureau Federation Policy. From right to left are OFB 2nd VP Sharon Waterman, 1st VP Peggy Browne, board member Carol Marie Leuthold, and President Barry Bushue. Just like at the OFB Annual Meeting, at the heart of the AFBF [...]

Grassroots leaders chart AFBF policy 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00