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Jackson County Farm Bureau Elections

Jackson County Farm Bureau Elections

The Jackson County Farm Bureau has announced plans for election of officers and board members for 2012. Members may be nominated by the nominating committee (Bill Ryan and Dalton Strauss) or may appear at the Regular Community meeting on October 19, beginning at 6 pm at the black Bear Diner in Medford to place their […]

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Food prices rising | Natural Resource Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 13, 2011 – Strong global demand, especially for pork and other protein-rich foods, was a primary driver behind higher retail prices at the supermarket during the third quarter of 2011, according to the latest American Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 food items that […]

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Protection for Franklin’s Bumble Bee

Protection for Franklin’s Bumble Bee

Endangered Species Act Protection for Franklin’s Bumble Bee May Be Warranted, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds More Information Sought on its Status and Threats Listing the Franklin’s bumble bee under the Endangered Species Act may be warranted, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today.  The agency is seeking more information about its status […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Reinforces Commitment to No New Regulations for America’s Agricultural Community

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that it has no intention to propose new regulations governing the transport of agricultural products. The agency also released guidance designed to make sure states clearly understand the common sense exemptions that allow farmers, their employees, and their families […]

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Jackson Farm Bureau: No Summer Community Meetings

Eagle Point, Oregon Jackson County Farm Bureau President Ron Bjork says that no community meetings are being held during the months of July and August.  Bjork reports that Board meetings are being held to take care of any business that may come up. While no formal meetings are held, members are in constant contact with […]

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