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Alfalfa Hay Sales to Nevada Wild horse and burro program contact info – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

James Beck from Reno BLM called and said there were bids going out for alfalfa hay for the wild horse and burro program in Nevada. If anybody is interested – his phone number is 775-475-2222. Mylen via Alfalfa Hay Sales to Nevada Wild horse and burro program contact info – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail.

FW: Landowners can diversify income from outdoor recreational enterprises on agricultural lands – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Landowners can diversify income from outdoor recreational enterprises on agricultural lands Klamath Falls, OR — Landowners wanting to branch out and earn extra income from their properties are encouraged to attend an Outdoor Business Workshop May 1 from 9 a.m. to 4:00 pm at Yamsi Ranch in Chiloquin, OR. Transportation will leave from the OSU […]

Jordan addresses costs to County of enforcing GMO ban

Jordan addresses costs to County of enforcing GMO ban By F. C. Blake For the Independent. When Chair Don Skundrick introduced County Administrator Danny Jordan at the Board of Commissioners’ meeting on March 12, he began with a disclaimer. “This meeting is not intended to express any opinion either favorable or unfavorable toward the ordinance. […]

Are we ready for the civil war?

Are we ready for the civil war that appears to be on the very near horizon? No, I’m not talking about rebellion against the government or the Hatfields and the McCoys feuding over the mountain they both inhabit. But I am talking about the battle over GMO (genetically engineered) crops. Witness, if you will, that […]

Young farmers remain concerned about land availability –

Securing adequate land to grow crops and raise livestock was the top challenge identified again this year in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual outlook survey of participants in the Young Farmers & Ranchers program. That challenge was identified by 22 percent of respondents, followed by economic challenges, particularly profitability, which was identified by 15 […]

USDA Announces Efforts to Expand Support for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers and Ranchers

–Today in remarks at the National Farmers Union National Convention, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced new and expanded efforts to connect small- and mid-sized farmers and ranchers with USDA resources that can help them build stronger businesses, expand to reach new and larger markets, and grow their operations. “The recent Census of Agriculture shows that […]

Legislative Bulletin

Legislative Bulletin

Legislative Bulletin March 8, 2014    In this issue   Oregon Legislature Adjourns! A Look Back…   ___________________________________________________________________    Oregon Legislature Adjourns!    The Oregon Legislature adjourned Sine Die (Latin for “without assigning a day for a further meeting or hearing”) last night at 5:00 PM. The 2014 legislative session is a short 35 day […]

Farm Bureau’s Summer Ag Institute honored with ODA Excellence in Education award

Farm Bureau’s Summer Ag Institute honored with ODA Excellence in Education award   Oregon Farm Bureau congratulates the Summer Agriculture Institute for receiving the 2014 Excellence in Education award by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA).   Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Summer Ag Institute (SAI) will be recognized for educating Oregon K-12 […]

(OCA) commends the Oregon Legislature for passing HB 4093

The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) commends the Oregon Legislature for passing HB 4093 to provide landowners protection of their private information when entering into sage-grouse Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAA) through county soil and water conservation districts (SWCD).  The ranching community has expressed concern that signing a CCAA would allow personal information to be […]

Protect Oregon Farmers info – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

Protect Oregon Farmers Dear friend, Hundreds of your fellow farmers, ranchers, business leaders and agriculture associations have joined our coalition to defeat Measure 15-119 on the Jackson County ballot in May. We’re giving you one more chance to sign up and join them. Can we count on you? Click here to use our simple sign […]