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17 Oregon Farm Bureau Scholarships awarded – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

17 Oregon Farm Bureau Scholarships awarded Ø The Oregon Agricultural Education Foundation OAEF is pleased to announce the 16 recipients of the Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship program is open to any Oregon High School graduate and/or current college students with one full year of college transcripts preparing for a career in agriculture […]

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GMO labeling expensive?

  A recent study showing how mandatory labels for foods made with genetically modified ingredients would cost families in one state hundreds of additional dollars each year at the grocery store is yet another reason why Congress shouldn’t delay in passing the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (H.R. 4432), according to farmers and […]

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USDA continues to support Oregon’s Upper Klamath Basin, helps landowners conser | NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest up to $11 million to assist agricultural producers in water conservation and water quality efforts in Oregon’s Upper Klamath basin over the next five years. “Landowners, conservation partners and tribes have taken a proactive approach to water resource issues in the basin, […]

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OFB Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Rising temperatures will cause Oregon’s snowpack to melt earlier and lead to drier summers, raising fears of increased catastrophic wildfires, a new Obama administration report on climate change warned last week. Between 1895 and 2011, temperatures increased across the Pacific Northwest by an average of 1.3 degrees, according to the National Climate Assessment, an interagency […]

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OFB Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Jackson County has been added to an growing list of Oregon counties declared to be in a drought emergency by order of Gov. John Kitzhaber. Kitzhaber signed an executive order Tuesday at the request of Jackson County commissioners who asked for the declaration in March; the Oregon Drought Council approved the recommendation in April based […]

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OFB Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

OFB & Oregon’s ag community rally against crop ban [OFB Note: Thank you to OFB President Barry Bushue, 1st VP Tracey Liskey (pictured at right), staffer Ian Tolleson, and Jackson County Farm Bureau President Ron Bjork and for attending this rally and standing up for farmers’ and ranchers’ right to farm.] Upper Rogue Independent, by […]

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Professor Bob Buker on GMO foods

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“Farmland” by Oscar winner James Moll in Portland on May 15 – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

“Farmland” by Oscar winner James Moll to be shown in Portland on May 15 Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s new feature length documentary, Farmland, will make its Oregon debut on May 15 at Portland’s Century 16 Eastport Plaza theater, 4040 SE 82nd Ave. in Portland. Farmland offers viewers an intimate and firsthand glimpse into the […]

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Jackson County Farm Bureau Scholarship

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 18th, 2014.  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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Ditch The Rule – EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Power Grab

Ditch The Rule – EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Power Grab    As many of you may have heard, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a rule to redefine the term “waters of the United States.”  This is critically important because it establishes the jurisdictional boundaries for […]

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