Farm Bureau Events

October-November: County Farm Bureau Annual Meetings

Oct. 25: FEELDS workshop on I-9 Forms for Agriculture. Learn more here.

Nov. 11-12: Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Leadership Conference, OFB headquarters in Salem. Get info here!

Nov. 14: OFB-hosted lunch & issue update at Willamette Valley Ag Expo in Albany. Contact: tiffany@oregonfb.org, 503.399.1701

Nov. 16: County Farm Bureau Presidents’ Meeting, Salem. Contact: tiffany@oregonfb.org, 503.399.1701

Nov. 21: Twilight Trap Shoot in Albany. Get the registration form here!  Get the event sponsor form here!

Dec. 5-7: OFB Annual Meeting in Pendleton.  More info to come! Contact tiffany@oregonfb.org.

 Jan. 5-10, 2018: American Farm Bureau Convention & Expo, Nashville, Tenn. Contact tiffany@oregonfb.og, 503.399.1701.

Other Events in the Oregon Ag Community

Food Safety Modernization Act trainings for Oregon farmers

Medford, OR, USA: 11/7/2017
Aurora, OR, USA: 11/13/2017
Hermiston, OR, USA: 11/14/2017
Hood River, OR, USA: 11/15/2017

FSMA resources for Oregon ag.

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Two farm and ranch succession courses are open for registration!

Both offer in-person and online options, as well as one-on-one succession counseling sessions.  Learn from business and succession professionals, and farmers and ranchers who’ve been through the process.

   > 4-Part Workshop

When: Every other Thursday with light dinner at 6:00pm and workshop from 6:30-8:30pm, plus personal coaching between each course:

  • 11/2 – Overview of farm and ranch succession
  • 11/16 – What’s your farm or ranch really worth?
  • 11/30 – Expert panel (attorney, accountant, banker)
  • 12/14 – Transitions that work: farmer & Dr. Sherri Noxel of OSU’s Austin Family Business Program
  • See workshop Facebook page

Where: Online or in person at the Small Business Development Center, Clackamas Community College, Harmony Community Campus, Room #H-320, 3rd Floor, 7738 SE Harmony Road, Milwaukie, OR  97222

Cost: FREE

Register here or contact Kathryn Nishimoto by e-mail: kathykb@clackamas.edu or by phone: (503) 594-0738.

   > 8-month course 

When: One class per month on Thursdays from 10/26/2017 until 6/14/2018 from 6:30-8:30pm.  Includes personal coaching each month and the 4-part workshop above.

Cost: just $200 per farm or ranch! (valued at $10,000).

Register by contacting Kathy Nishimoto by email: kathykb@clackamas.edu or by phone: (503) 594-0738.

These programs are made possible by Clackamas Small Business Development Center, U.S. Small Business Administration, Business Oregon, Rogue Farm Corps, and Clackamas County ONEStop.

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2017 Women in Ag Conference

November 18, 2017

OREGON locations – La Grande, Redmond, Roseburg, Salem & The Dalles

Learn more

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Dunn Carney Ag Summit, Jan. 26, 2018, in Salem

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