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Albany farm wife in national contest

The most important crop I grow… my children. April 24, 2015 / shellyboshart Last Thursday, I received a call from Monsanto. A lady told me that I had been nominated and had won the NW Farm Mom of the Year. Wait, what? I hadn’t heard of this before other than an email from someone saying […]

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Jackson County Stockmen’s Association agenda for April 9 meeting

Jackson County Stockmen’s Association Meeting Agenda April 9th 2015 Black Bear Diner Medford, Oregon I. Secretary’s Report II. Treasurer’s Report III. Old Business a. Producer Workday Report b. Heritage Night Update c. June Meeting d. By-Laws Discussion IV. New Business a. Committee Reports V. Further Business VI. Adjourn

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tomato seedlings sprouting

last weekend I placed some seeds inside this little seed starter in my greenhouse.  The first of February always seems to be the correct time to start tomato plants, giving them time to grow and begin to mature before they get set out into the garden. I placed seeds for Brandywine variety and they have […]

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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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Greenhouse repair

It wasn’t too long after installing my greenhouse that the fabric began tearing and finally created some large holes that the rain poured through, but more importantly, heat escaped. Without heat in the greenhouse, the plants grow, but they are reluctant to do so, growing just the minimum amount while waiting for warmer weather. Given […]

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Shasta Livestock sale

RECEIPTS:   This Week: 1470 Last Week: 4689 COMPARED TO LAST WEEK:                     Slaughter cows steady to $1 higher. Cattle under 450# in huge demand $10 higher on heifers & up to $40 higher on lighter steers. Above 450# anywhere from steady to $12 lower depending […]

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EPID HONORS ELLEFSONS

EPID HONORS ELLEFSONS

The list of accomplishments of Roger and Hazel Ellefson on behalf the Eagle Point irrigation District is long, to say the least. Among that list is the purchase of property for the new office, the purchase of the Hydro plant, defending irrigator’s interests and keeping track of all the business of the District. Patrons of […]

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Hay growers association meeting September 24

Hay growers association meeting September 24

to me Hi everyone……just a heads up….the fall Oregon Hay and Forage Growers meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday, September 24, 10 am at the Klamath Extension Office, south end of Washburn Way, Klamath Falls, Oregon. (Rich ….is the room reserved?) If Klamath Falls is too far to travel please consider attending the meeting by Polycom……that means […]

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Oregon ranchers wonder what’s next

Since 2009, Oregon ranchers have been vigilant against wolves preying on their livestock. Ranchers throughout the state, along with the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association in Salem, have paid careful attention to what’s happened on their land concerning wolves because wolf depredations directly impact the bottom line of not only ranchers, but also directly affects the economy […]

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Small animals auction at the Klamath County Fair

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