15 Facts About Farm Bureau

1. Farm Bureau is a true democratic, grassroots, nonprofit organization. OFB’s public policy positions are presented, discussed, and voted upon by family farmers and ranchers from all parts of the state, representing a wide variety of Oregon agricultural commodities. PHOTO: Deschutes County Farm Bureau President Matt Cyrus, who raises cattle and hay, at the [...]

15 Facts About Farm Bureau 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Meet Bryan Harper of Lane County Farm Bureau

Lane County Farm Bureau President Bryan Harper reaches new heights on the farm and in the clouds. PHOTO: Hazelnut farmer Bryan Harper is the newly elected president of Lane County Farm Bureau. As soon as you meet young, charismatic Bryan Harper, whatever preconceptions you may have about “the stereotypical farmer” will vanish. Not [...]

Meet Bryan Harper of Lane County Farm Bureau 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Teacher wins national ag scholarship

Dawn Alexander, a fifth grade teacher at Tom McCall Elementary in Redmond and a board member of Deschutes County Farm Bureau, is passionate about agricultural education. Dawn Alexander, a fifth grade teacher and Deschutes County Farm Bureau Board member, won a 2017 White-Reinhardt scholarship from American Farm Bureau. So much so that she [...]

Teacher wins national ag scholarship 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Farm Bureau lawsuit protects farmers’ privacy

Good news on the legal and data privacy front: American Farm Bureau and the National Pork Producers Council have closed the final chapter of their lawsuit challenging the Environmen­tal Protection Agency’s release of farmers' and ranchers' personal infor­mation when the agency responds to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Last month, a federal judge ap­proved [...]

Farm Bureau lawsuit protects farmers’ privacy 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00