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Jackson County Farm Bureau scholarship 2015

JACKSON COUNTY FARM BUREAU Ron Bjork, President 541 830-8000 2960 Brownsboro Hwy, Eagle Point, Or. 97524 Scholarship application: Scholarship applications must be received or postmarked by May 15th, 2015. the applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and applicants will be selected. You will be notified by mail or phone call and winners will […]

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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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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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$18 Million Available to Support Training

$18 Million Available to Support Training for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers By Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs The US Department of Agriculture announced more than $18 million in funding available to support training, mentoring, and development of beginning farmers and ranchers through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.   We helped create and […]

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Reducing size and severity of rangeland fires

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today issued a Secretarial Order calling for a comprehensive science-based strategy to address the more frequent and intense wildfires that are damaging vital sagebrush landscapes and productive rangelands, particularly in the Great Basin region of Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Oregon and California. The strategy will begin to be implemented during […]

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OFB Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Oregon Dept. of Ag asks farmers to take online survey The Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Development & Marketing Team needs to hear from you! ODA is conducting a survey to ensure it offer services that meet the needs of the agricultural industry and to better serve you. Take the survey Please complete the survey by […]

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