Malheur County Farm Bureau donates $10K to county fairgrounds

ONTARIO, June 27, 2017: Malheur County Farm Bureau presented $10,000 to the Malheur County Fairgrounds for the reconstruction of buildings that were destroyed during the record-breaking severe winter weather, including iconic Girvin Hall. PHOTO: Malheur County Farm Bureau President Jeana Hall (left) presented Malheur County Fair Manager Lynelle Christiani (middle) and Fair Board Chair Shad [...]

Malheur County Farm Bureau donates $10K to county fairgrounds 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Donations to wildfire relief fund matched through 7/31!

The Umatilla-Morrow County Farm Bureau Board of Directors recently donated $3,500 to the Wildfire Relief Fund set up by Farm Journal and Drovers Magazine to support farm and ranch families devastated by the spring wildfires in parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado. This particular fund will make donations go even further, thanks to the [...]

Donations to wildfire relief fund matched through 7/31! 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

15 Facts About Farm Bureau

1. Farm Bureau is a true democratic, grassroots, nonprofit organization. OFB’s public policy positions are presented, discussed, and voted upon by family farmers and ranchers from all parts of the state, representing a wide variety of Oregon agricultural commodities. PHOTO: Deschutes County Farm Bureau President Matt Cyrus, who raises cattle and hay, at the [...]

15 Facts About Farm Bureau 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Meet OFB’s New Board Members

New OFB Board members answer, "What are your goals in Farm Bureau?" Region 6 Rep. Mike McCarthy is a pear and apple orchardist from Hood River County. "I'm serving on the OFB Board to keep agriculture a vital industry in Oregon and to build public support for Oregon's farm and ranch families," said [...]

Meet OFB’s New Board Members 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Grassroots leaders chart AFBF policy

Jan. 10, 2017 in Phoenix: OFB's delegates doing important grassroots work on American Farm Bureau Federation Policy. From right to left are OFB 2nd VP Sharon Waterman, 1st VP Peggy Browne, board member Carol Marie Leuthold, and President Barry Bushue. Just like at the OFB Annual Meeting, at the heart of the AFBF [...]

Grassroots leaders chart AFBF policy 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

2016 OFB Annual Meeting Award Winners

We offer a heartfelt thanks to the more than 200 Farm Bureau members who traveled from all parts of the state to attend the 84th OFB Annual Meeting, Dec. 6-8 at the Salem Convention Center. Volunteer leaders were honored, experts shared useful knowledge in a variety of workshops, the grassroots House of Delegates conducted its [...]

2016 OFB Annual Meeting Award Winners 2017-10-30T13:31:54+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