Farm Bureau Events

June 1: OFB’s Farm Employer Education & Legal Defense Service (FEELDS) is offering a Spanish Supervisor Training  on Workplace Violence/Sexual Harassment on June 1 from 8 a.m. to noon in the board room at the OFB headquarters in Salem.

Cost is $60 per person.

“This training will give your Spanish-speaking supervisors and managers very important hands-on information for the upcoming harvest season,” said Roberta Gruber, FEELDS director.  “Melina Mendoza will teach supervisors how to properly identify and mange workplace violence/sexual harassment on the farm, how to apply disciplinary action properly, how to document the situation, and how to respectfully communicate to the employees.”

Attendance is limited to 30 people. Pre-registration is required by May 29.

To register, email Roberta Gruber at  or call her at 503.399.1701, ext. 316. Include your farm business name, the names of attendees, and payment information in order to register.

June 21: 41st annual Union County Crops & Conservation Tour, sponsored by Union County Oregon Farm Bureau. Info on Union CFB’s Facebook page.

June 25-30: Summer Ag Institute West (Corvallis)

June 30: Marion County Farm Bureau President John Zielinski will present the 2017 Modern Agriculture Award to NORPAC Foods on stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Elsinore Theatre in Salem before the start of a concert by country western artist Ned LeDoux.   Get concert tickets! 

July 16-21: Summer Ag Institute East (Union/La Grande) 

Other Events in the Oregon Ag Community

May & June: High Desert Educational Agricultural Tours (EATs) in Jefferson County, Learn more

July 19-21: Ascend Conference Focuses on Drone Use in Agriculture (Portland)