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: email@example.com, 503.399.1701
Nov. 16: County Farm Bureau Presidents’ Meeting, Salem. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 503.399.1701
Dec. 5-7: OFB Annual Meeting in Pendleton. More info to come! Contact email@example.com.
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
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
> 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
2017 Women in Ag Conference
November 18, 2017
OREGON locations – La Grande, Redmond, Roseburg, Salem & The Dalles
Dunn Carney Ag Summit, Jan. 26, 2018, in Salem