Author: Arwen McGilvra

Bountiful Tours at the End of the Oregon Trail

By Mallory Phelan – The 2019 AAW Convention is the perfect opportunity to convene with fellow members and learn all about agriculture in Oregon as well as grow in your leadership development. This year’s event features a variety of speakers on pertinent topics and whole host of fun and informative tours. Thursday morning kicks off…
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2019 AAW National Convention Classes and Speakers

Pre-Conference Class Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 from Noon – 8:00 p.m. Mental Health First Aid Class is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial…
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OWA Hosts 2019 American Agri-Convention

By Mallory Phelan – Make your own trail to Oregon ✈ to find the bounty at the end of the famed westward-bound expedition of Lewis and Clark, this November 6-10 in Tigard for the 2019 American Agri-Women Convention. You may register for the entire convention, or by the day as your schedule allows. Register Online Now!…
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Save the Date!

Discover the bounty at the end of the Oregon Trail! Join us November 6-10, 2019 in Tigard, Oregon. The newly remodeled Embassy Suites is your ideal basecamp for a getaway to the greater Portland area. Enjoy a spacious hotel room conveniently located just a few steps away from the Washington Square shopping mall! This year’s…
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Oregon Women for Agriculture Convention: Golden Jubilee Celebration!

February 28- March 2, 2019 Spirit Mountain Casino, Grande Ronde Registration Early registration and hotel lodging is due January 29! Download the registration form and accommodations details here. Tours Participants will gain valuable insight into agriculture and forestry operations in the county. Don’t miss out on your behind the scenes look at how Polk County…
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Grass Seed

Comment on Worker Protection Standard Rulemaking

By Arwen McGilvra – To Garnet Cooke at OR-OSHA, I am very concerned about the OR-OSHA WPS PROPOSAL. I am the fourth generation to live on my families Willamette Valley farm. The farm my great-grandfather bought after leaving the dust bowl in North Dakota. The farm my grandfather and grandmother struggled to keep going during…
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