Oregon Women for Agriculture

Working Together to Communicate the Story of Today's Agriculture

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Speaking For Oregon Agriculture Since 1969

From board rooms, to colleges, to classrooms, fairs and the halls of the legislature the members of Oregon Women for Agriculture have been working hard to share the message about agriculture in our state.

Oregon Agricultural Facts

Oregon boasts over 220 locally grown commodities, the third most agriculturally-diverse in the nation. Learn more about the characteristics that make Oregon such a special place to call home.

APPLES

Oregon produced a total of 170 million lbs of apples with a monetary value of just above $55 million. Apples are ranked number 18 on Oregon’s Top 20 agricultural commodities list.

CHICKEN

The largest proportion of chickens found are layers and pullets, with 2.8 million birds accounted for, and valued at $8.14 million.

FARMERS & RANCHERS

Oregon’s agricultural landscape is one of the most diverse in the United States. In Oregon, there are over 326,000 full-time and part-time jobs in agriculture.

SPECIALTY SEEDS

According to the USDA, the value of “seeds, oilseeds and horticulture” exports was about $940,553,000 in 2017. This is the largest valued agricultural export for the state of Oregon.

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Yamhill Chapter Fall 2020 Update

Yamhill County is beginning to see signs of Fall as daylight hours become shorter and color dots the foliage of our landscapes. We were blessed to make it through the[…]

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Polk Chapter Fall 2020 Update

The summer weather gave us an opportunity to move our monthly meetings outside, a welcomed change from spring Zoom meetings! Most of our projects are on hold due to COVID,[…]

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Linn-Benton Chapter Fall 2020 Update

The Linn Benton ladies scheduled an outdoor meeting in September, but had to quickly change to a Zoom meeting when the smoke from the wildfires altered our plans.  The devastation[…]

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