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Polk Chapter Summer Update

Polk county meets on the second Monday of each month at 11:30 AM at the Eola Inn, Rock n Rogers Restaurant in west Salem. All are welcome to join us! Arlene Kovash traveled to two AAW events this year, (the Mid-Year Meeting and Fly In), and Deb Thomas helped with Ag Fest. Our monthly meetings…
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Columbia Gorge Chapter Summer Update

Chapter members attended the annual Bull Tour in Wasco County in April, chapter helped sponsor it. Chapter hosted the state board meeting in May with a wonderful lunch afterward at Bent River Restaurant. Ag in the Classroom literacy project done in Sherman, Arlington, Condon and Dufur schools. $500 scholarship won by Emily Gallegos, a senior…
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Yamhill Chapter Summer Update

  Yamhill County has been busy starting to plan the 2018 OWA State Convention.  We had our June meeting at Helle and Bruce Ruddenklau’s in Amity.  We invited our current and past few years OSU and Community College Scholarship recipients  to tell us how our scholarship has or will help them further their education. (Hot…
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2017 Oregon Women for Agriculture Auction Success

Nearly 1,000 guests from around the state attended the Oregon Women for Agriculture’s 30th annual auction and dinner on Saturday, April 15. Proceeds help fund year-round programs that educate the public about the many facets and values of Oregon agriculture, including Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom, the Summer Agriculture Institute and the truck wrap project.…
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1,000 Expected at 30th Annual Auction

More than 120 volunteers will stage the 30th annual Oregon Women for Agriculture auction Saturday evening at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center. The organization, whose goal is to support and educate the public about the benefits of agriculture, hopes to gross $110,000 to help fund numerous statewide projects, according to President Debbie Crocker…
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Yamhill Chapter Spring Update

Fields here in the valley are like walking on a sponge full of glue!  At least the birds have started singing.  The grass is getting green but its not dry enough to put any fertilizer on. Same goes for the lawn that just keeps growing with no hope of mowing until maybe after Easter.  I…
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