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Josephine County Fair Board

  The Josephine County Fair Board will hold a regular meeting on June 25, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Pavilion Building at 1451 Fairgrounds Rd., Grants Pass, Oregon 97527 Agenda: I. Call to Order II. Minutes III. Commissioner’s Report lV. Fairgrounds Affiliates Reports a)     Sue Hunt – 4H Report b)     Rick Wilson – Friends [...]

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Josephine county Fairgrounds schedule

We have received the Josephine County Fair Premium Books and they are available in the Fairgrounds Office Tues Through Friday 9AM to 5PM and at our Farmers and Crafters Market every Thursday from 3:30 PM to 7 PM.  The $5 per person entry fee to enter vegetables and home arts fair projects last year has [...]

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Deupree Equipment auction

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How do you say it?

A question arose about the use of the term Calvy Cows in one of the market reports.   According to our resident expert, this is a term used locally in the northern California area meaning bred cows at near term, but not quite  ready to drop a calf.    

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Oregon Sixth in 88th National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

Oregon Sixth in 88th National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

Oregon Places Sixth  in 88th National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Louisville, Kentucky For team members Claire Gladman, Sammie Beck, Cali Drake, and Jessica Juvinall, training really started in the fourth grade as each one joined 4-H and began showing and evaluating livestock in county contests. Team members won the state’s Intermediate Competition in 2011, [...]

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JaCo hears about GMO, elects officers

Farm Bureau President, Ron Bjork, has been elected to serve another term as the chief executive officer of the organization. Also elected by unanimous ballot were vice president, Glen Archambault, Louise Isbell as women’s chairperson, Cheri Bjork as Secretary Treasurer and delegates Ron Bjork, Glen Archambault, Dalton Straus, Bill Ryan and Jesse Benbow. Following the [...]

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Jackson Harvest Festival a rousing success

Jackson Harvest Festival a rousing success

Grape stomping, pie eating, calf auction, heifer auction, beer tasting and a host of other activities awaited those that attended the 2012 Jackson County Harvest Festival on Sept 21-23. There was even a mini-marathon on Sunday morning, beginning during the early morning hours and ending in front of the Mace building around 10 a. m.  [...]

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GMO Free Jackson County list of supporters

According to Brian Comnes of the group GMO-Free Jackson County, the following groups and individuals support the ban on GMO seed growing in the Rogue Valley. FARMERS Abbie Lane Farm, Gold Hill Anam Cara Gardens, Ashland Antonio’s Farm, Talent Barking Moon Farm LLC, Applegate Barn Dog Farm, Williams Bigham Farms, Central Point Blackberry Lane Farms, [...]

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Attention ag advisers and FFA students in Southern Oregon

Attention all FFA advisers and FFA students in southern Oregon.   During the school year, we here at Southern Oregon Ag will be happy to carry news and events from your chapter.  the catch is, we won’t know unless you tell us about it.  Each chapter has a reporter, so light afire under them and [...]

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Lakeview Lockers to Host High Desert Goat Gala During Lake County Fair

Lakeview, Oregon, August 10, 2012-Ross and Kelly McGarva, owners/operators of Lakeview Lockers Old Fashion Meat Market in Lakeview Oregon invite you to attend the High Desert Goat Gala on Friday, August 31, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Lake County Fair, Sale Barn in Lakeview. Join us to experience a savory tasting buffet showcasing goat [...]

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