Farm Bureau calendar seeks pics of Oregon agriculture through 9/15

Through Sept. 15, Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit their best photos of Oregon agriculture for a chance to be featured in the 2018 Oregon’s Bounty Calendar. The award-winning calendar celebrates all aspects of Oregon agriculture: the products, the people, the crops, the cultivation, the landscape, anything that depicts the beauty, culture, enjoyment, technology, or [...]

Farm Bureau calendar seeks pics of Oregon agriculture through 9/15 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Tillamook County farmers first in nation to have say in wetland siting

TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OREGON, August 4, 2017 – Farmers in Tillamook County are the first in the nation to have a say in wetland siting after a unanimous vote by the Tillamook County Board of Commissioners on Aug. 2. “Thanks to legislation Oregon Farm Bureau and the Oregon Dairy Farmers Association worked on in 2016, Tillamook [...]

Tillamook County farmers first in nation to have say in wetland siting 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Farm Bureau, Marion Co. Sheriff’s urge patience, safety on rural roads

A blue pick-up truck driving 55 mph slams on its brakes and comes within feet of a giant tractor slowly making its way down a rural road in Marion County. The truck blares its horn and sharply swerves left, aggressively speeding past the tractor and into a blind curve. Thankfully, this was only a staged [...]

Farm Bureau, Marion Co. Sheriff’s urge patience, safety on rural roads 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

STATEMENT: Oregon Farm Bureau Praises Pruitt’s Rescinding of WOTUS

SALEM, OREGON, June 29, 2017 – The following may be attributed to Oregon Farm Bureau Federation President Barry Bushue: "Oregon Farm Bureau applauds Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for listening to America's farmers and ranchers and taking action to rescind the onerous Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. “Farm Bureau led the national [...]

STATEMENT: Oregon Farm Bureau Praises Pruitt’s Rescinding of WOTUS 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Malheur County Farm Bureau donates $10K to county fairgrounds

ONTARIO, June 27, 2017: Malheur County Farm Bureau presented $10,000 to the Malheur County Fairgrounds for the reconstruction of buildings that were destroyed during the record-breaking severe winter weather, including iconic Girvin Hall. PHOTO: Malheur County Farm Bureau President Jeana Hall (left) presented Malheur County Fair Manager Lynelle Christiani (middle) and Fair Board Chair Shad [...]

Malheur County Farm Bureau donates $10K to county fairgrounds 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Donations to wildfire relief fund matched through 7/31!

The Umatilla-Morrow County Farm Bureau Board of Directors recently donated $3,500 to the Wildfire Relief Fund set up by Farm Journal and Drovers Magazine to support farm and ranch families devastated by the spring wildfires in parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado. This particular fund will make donations go even further, thanks to the [...]

Donations to wildfire relief fund matched through 7/31! 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Farm Bureau donates $1.5K of groceries to Bend’s Ronald McDonald House

9 overflowing shopping carts of groceries 8 Farm Bureau volunteers 1 long cashier's receipt $1,500 raised by the OFB Women’s Advisory Council and donated by County Farm Bureaus Together these numbers add up to a pantry full of groceries at the Ronald McDonald House Charity in Bend, a home-away-from-home for the families of critically ill [...]

Farm Bureau donates $1.5K of groceries to Bend’s Ronald McDonald House 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

OFB article wins national award: Listen to locals on Owyhee

The following article, "Listen to locals on Owyhee," written by OFB Communications Director Anne Marie Moss and published in the June/July 2016 issue of the printed OFB Newsletter, received the award for "Best News Article" at the 2017 American Farm Bureau Communications Conference in Pittsburgh. Congrats, Anne Marie!   Listen to locals on Owyhee One [...]

OFB article wins national award: Listen to locals on Owyhee 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Water for agriculture is water put to good use

By Matt Cyrus, president of Deschutes County Farm Bureau, and Sue Vanek, president of Jefferson County Farm Bureau This In My View opinion piece was published May 29, 2017 in The Bend Bulletin As a general agriculture organization, the Farm Bureau celebrates the rich diversity of ag products raised by farm and ranch families across our [...]

Water for agriculture is water put to good use 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

New Klamath Collegiate Farm Bureau established

At the May OFB Board meeting, Victoria Flowers of Klamath-Lake County Farm Bureau announced the start of a new collegiate Farm Bureau group at Klamath Community College. “Our goal is to get Farm Bureau involved at the campus level on issues facing agriculture, as well as to educate non-ag students and the general public about [...]

New Klamath Collegiate Farm Bureau established 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00