Farm Bureau calendar seeks pics of Oregon agriculture through 9/15

Through Sept. 15, Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit their best photos of Oregon agriculture for a chance to be featured in the 2018 Oregon’s Bounty Calendar. The award-winning calendar celebrates all aspects of Oregon agriculture: the products, the people, the crops, the cultivation, the landscape, anything that depicts the beauty, culture, enjoyment, technology, or [...]

Farm Bureau calendar seeks pics of Oregon agriculture through 9/15 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Meet Bryan Harper of Lane County Farm Bureau

Lane County Farm Bureau President Bryan Harper reaches new heights on the farm and in the clouds. PHOTO: Hazelnut farmer Bryan Harper is the newly elected president of Lane County Farm Bureau. As soon as you meet young, charismatic Bryan Harper, whatever preconceptions you may have about “the stereotypical farmer” will vanish. Not [...]

Meet Bryan Harper of Lane County Farm Bureau 2017-10-30T13:31:54+00:00

Oregon farmers fighting hunger

Oregon is blessed with a rich agricultural bounty, thanks to fertile farmland and diverse regional climates, with over 220 different commodities raised here. Yet despite this abundance, a staggering one in six Oregonians are fearful they will not have enough food for their next meal. The Oregon Center for Public Policy recently crunched data from a [...]

Oregon farmers fighting hunger 2017-10-30T13:31:55+00:00

Multnomah CFB asks Portlanders: Who’s your farmer?

If you’re driving around Portland this summer, you may encounter one of these colorful billboards by Multnomah County Farm Bureau asking an important question: Who’s your farmer? The billboard on SE Morrison St. and SE 9th Ave. in Portland. Many people don’t realize that 98 percent of Oregon farms and ranches are family [...]

Multnomah CFB asks Portlanders: Who’s your farmer? 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00

Agritourism: A chance to share ag’s story

Flowers and allergies alike are in full bloom, meaning only one thing: spring has sprung and the agritourism season is beginning. As city dwellers and consumers across the country make their way to farmers' markets, U-pick farms and creameries this spring and summer, it's the perfect time for farmers to share their stories with farm [...]

Agritourism: A chance to share ag’s story 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00