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at the District Proficiency Contest!!!

Congrats to the following FFA members on a job well done representing Henley at the District Proficiency Contest!!!    District Winners moving on to state…. Jordan Bailey, Diversified Livestock Production Entrepreneurship Avery Baker, Forage Production Placement Dakota Hudgens, Equine Science Placement Garrett Riggs, Goat Production Entrepreneurship Kaitlyn Schneider, Sheep Production Entrepreneurship Cameron DeSpain, Home & […]

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Shasta Livestock sale

RECEIPTS:                     This Week: 2606 Last Week: 831 COMPARED TO LAST WEEK: Slaughter cows and bulls steady. Bred cows & pairs $200+ lower on nearly 700 head and no rain. Stockers & feeders $10-$30 higher than last week. Off lots and singles $30-$60 below top offerings. […]

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Grow veggies- grow seed

Grow veggies- grow seed

it has been so warm in the greenhouse, the Bok Choy has decided to bolt.  at the same time, the Broccoli decided to start flowering too.  Well, when you are dealt lemons, it’s time to make lemonade.  so I cut the tops of the broccoli only because I have plenty of seed and allow the […]

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2015 Legislative Session Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

2015 Legislative Session Update This January, the 78th Oregon Legislative Assembly convened for three days to be sworn in, appoint committees and introduce presession filed bills. During this time, over 1400 bills were dropped. The legislators will return on February 2nd for a maximum of 160 days. Committees will get right to work and are […]

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FW: ODA News Release: Avian influenza restrictions lifted in Douglas County – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has lifted restrictions in Douglas County related to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). There have been no new detections of HPAI in the county since the original incident in December affecting a flock of backyard birds in Winston. As a result of ODA’s action, the movement of poultry and poultry […]

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OFB Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Industrial hemp legislation introduced in Congress Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and 46 bipartisan co-sponsors recently introduced H.R. 525, The Industrial Hemp Farming Act. The bill would make the crop legal to plant by removing it from the federal list of controlled substances. The companion bill, S. 134, was introduced in the Senate earlier this month […]

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OFB Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Industrial hemp legislation introduced in Congress Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and 46 bipartisan co-sponsors recently introduced H.R. 525, The Industrial Hemp Farming Act. The bill would make the crop legal to plant by removing it from the federal list of controlled substances. The companion bill, S. 134, was introduced in the Senate earlier this month […]

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Shasta livestock sale

RECEIPTS:                       This Week: 831 Last Week: 1897 COMPARED TO LAST WEEK: Slaughter cows $4 lower on limited supply. Feeder cows $110-$125. Steers under 650 lbs & heifers under 600 lbs $15-$20 lower. Bigger cattle mostly steady. Off lots and singles $35-$60 below top offerings. […]

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Scholarships available through Oregon Farm Bureau Foundation for Education – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Scholarships available through the Oregon Farm Bureau Foundation for Education The Oregon Farm Bureau Foundation for Education is pleased to announce that applications are available for two scholarship programs for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year. Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarships (OFBMS) with 10-12 awards annually are available to new and continuing full-time students (12 or […]

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Farm Bureau hears wolf update

  In their meeting at the Black Bear Restaurant on January 20, members were introduced to Jenny Dresler, governmental affairs associate of the Oregon Farm Bureau. Dresler is a native of Portland, but took a round-about path leading to her eventual hiring at the OFB two months ago. She will be involved in legislative work […]

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