Farm Bureau Events

March 24-27: OFB Young Farmers & Ranchers at Oregon FFA Convention in Redmond

April 4: Marion County Farm Bureau’s 2017 Ag Tour. Email jessica@marioncofarm.com for info.

April 29-30: OFB booth at Oregon Ag Fest (Want to help out? Email annemarie@oregonfb.org)

May 1: Century and Sesquicentennial Farm & Ranch application deadline

May 5-7: OFB Young Farmers & Ranchers NE Oregon Ag Tour (more info to come!)

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

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

Other Events in the Oregon Ag Community

March 24: Farm and Ranch Succession Workshop, 1-4 p.m. Friday, March 24, Bandon Community Center

April 4: FARM MARKET REPORTS, Understanding and applying themOSU Extension Auditorium, SOREC in Central Point

April 13: USDA: Whole Farm Revenue Protection Workshop at Central Point OSU Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center

April 13: Training for Yamhill County Area Agriculture Employers by BOLI, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m., WorkSource Yamhill, 370 NE Norton Lane, McMinnville, OR  97128, RSVP to oed_170@oregon.gov

April 15: Oregon Women for Agriculture Auction 

April 25: In the Field: Salem Agriculture Seminar. 

  • Complying With New Labor and Employment Laws/Employee Handbook Workshop 
    Speakers:
    – Melissa Carlgren, CPA, Geffen Mesher
    ‎- Jean Back, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
    ‎- Brenda Frketich, Kirsch Family Farms, Inc.‎
  • Keeping Your Finances in Order
    Speakers:
    ‎- Royce Ann Simmons, Harvest Capital Company
    ‎- Clark Seavert, Oregon State University
  • Making the Most of Your Water Rights, and Getting New Ones
    Speaker:
    ‎- Elizabeth Howard, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt ‎
  • Drone Use in Agriculture: How New Technologies Can Improve Your Operations and Profits

Speaker: Craig Russillo, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt ‎

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