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Farm Bureau Supports Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act A Kansas Farm Bureau board member testified before a House subcommittee this week in favor of passing the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (H.R. 4432). The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act would help consumers understand the difference between real food safety concerns and marketing […]

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Farm Bureau Proud at 82nd OFB Annual Meeting About 200 Farm Bureau members from around Oregon arrived in Gleneden Beach last week for the 82nd OFB Annual Meeting, Dec. 10-11, and had a great few days of grassroots policy work, state and national ag issue updates, exceptional speakers, fun, and fellowship. The event kicked off […]

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S.2379 – 113th Congress 2013-2014: Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act of 2014 | Congress.gov | Library of Congress

Introduced in Senate 05/21/2014Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act of 2014 – Ratifies the Hydroelectric Settlement Settlement, the Klamath River Basin Restoration Agreement for the Sustainability of Public and Trust Resources and Affected Communities Restoration Agreement, and the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement Upper Basin Agreement, except as modified by this Act.Lists the […]

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Jackson County’s Glenn Archambault honored with Farm Bureau Top Hand Award

Jackson County’s Glenn Archambault honored with Farm Bureau Top Hand Award Glenn Archambault, vice president of Jackson County Farm Bureau, was honored with an Oregon Farm Bureau Top Hand Award by OFB President Barry Bushue and OFB Executive Vice President Dave Dillon during the 82nd OFB Annual Meeting in Gleneden Beach, Dec. 10-11, 2014. The […]

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Peggy Browne elected as Oregon Farm Bureau 1st Vice President

  Peggy Browne elected as Oregon Farm Bureau 1st Vice President   At the 82nd Oregon Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Gleneden Beach, Dec. 10-11, 2014, Peggy Browne of Baker County Farm Bureau was elected to the position of OFB 1st Vice President by the OFB House of Delegates, a grassroots body comprised of family […]

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Jackson County’s Ron Bjork inducted into Oregon Farm Bureau Hall of Fame

Jackson County’s Ron Bjork inducted into Oregon Farm Bureau Hall of Fame Ron Bjork, president of Jackson County Farm Bureau, was inducted into the Oregon Farm Bureau Hall of Fame by OFB President Barry Bushue and OFB Executive Vice President Dave Dillon during the 82nd OFB Annual Meeting in Gleneden Beach, Dec. 10-11, 2014. The […]

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Hay King Contest

Hay King Contest/Educational Program/Trade Show November 14 & 15, 2014 Jackson Co. Expo Mace Building, Central Point   2 ODA Continuing Education Credits for 1st part of Friday’s program     Hello all,   Please don’t miss this program. It is full of educational opportunities, trade show, and food. The Hay King Contest is an […]

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USDA: Honeybee health

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that more than $4 million in technical and financial assistance will be provided to help farmers and ranchers in the Midwest improve the health of honey bees, which play an important role in crop production. “The future of America’s food supply depends on honey bees, and this effort is […]

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County Farm Bureau members held their annual meeting

County Farm Bureau members held their annual meeting

Jackson at the Black Bear restaurant in Medford on October 21. President Ron Bjork briefly recapped events and memorable moments of the Farm Bureau since their last annual meeting in 2013. Always an item of business during annual meetings is the election of officers for the coming year. Ron Bjork was again nominated and elected […]

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Farmers invited to Cultivating Effective Communication Skills Conf., 12/9

Farmers invited to Cultivating Effective Communication Skills Conf., 12/9   All farmers and ranchers are invited to attend the Cultivating Effective Communication Skills conference on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Salishan Resort in Gleneden Beach (near Lincoln City). The event is presented by the Oregon Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee and is open […]

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