Oregon Farm Bureau announces scholarship recipients

2017-2018 Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship Recipients The Oregon Farm Bureau Foundation for Education is pleased to announce the following (12) twelve recipients of the Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship, and (1) one recipient of the Associate Award. This scholarship program is open to new and continuing full-time students (12 or more hours per quarter [...]

Oregon Farm Bureau announces scholarship recipients 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Teacher wins national ag scholarship

Dawn Alexander, a fifth grade teacher at Tom McCall Elementary in Redmond and a board member of Deschutes County Farm Bureau, is passionate about agricultural education. Dawn Alexander, a fifth grade teacher and Deschutes County Farm Bureau Board member, won a 2017 White-Reinhardt scholarship from American Farm Bureau. So much so that she [...]

Teacher wins national ag scholarship 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

OFB Field Notes: Kids help Farmer Ed at the Washington County Fair

Milking a cow is just one of the chores kids do in the Junior Farmer Challenge to help Farmer Ed. At the Washington County Fair, with carnival rides and corn dogs vying for their attention, kids excitedly lined up to do farm chores. They happily picked apples, stacked hay bales, and [...]

OFB Field Notes: Kids help Farmer Ed at the Washington County Fair 2017-10-30T13:31:55+00:00

OFB profile: Family farmer finds her niche

Third-generation farmer. International export expert. Passionate “agvocate.” National Farm Mom of the Year. These are all accurate ways to describe Shelly Boshart Davis, member of Linn County Farm Bureau. [Photo above: Linn County Farm Bureau member Shelly Boshart Davis (right) is the third generation to work on the family farm in Tangent. From left are husband [...]

OFB profile: Family farmer finds her niche 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00

Columbia CFB donates “Get Oregonized” to schools

Fourth grade students in Scappoose School District will be learning about Oregon agriculture and history out of brand new textbooks thanks to the generosity of the Columbia County Farm Bureau. The group donated $1,500 worth of new Get Oregonized student history books to be placed for use in fourth grade classrooms. Otto Petersen teacher, Kristy [...]

Columbia CFB donates “Get Oregonized” to schools 2017-10-30T13:31:59+00:00