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Linn Benton Chapter Spring Update

Happy Spring! Linn Benton members gathered at the Adair Officer’s Club and had a fun social on Tuesday, February 7th. The evening included door prizes, social bingo, distribution of baskets to fill for auction, great food and short presentations about what there is to do in our organization. There were 43 members and guests in…
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Columbia Gorge Chapter Spring Update

Columbia Gorge Babies abound in the leadership of our Columbia Gorge chapter!  Founded and first President Josie Miles (who now belongs to the Eastern Oregon chapter) started the trend with her little guy Joe over a year ago.  Treasurer Dani Annala had son Aatto on her due date, Valentine’s Day 2017.  And switching from President…
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Eastern Oregon Chapter Spring Update

Well spring has finally decided to show up and after the long winter we had everyone seems quite excited for some sunshine and warmer weather. Tractors are running, cattle are moving and our ladies are busy out doing what we do best, supporting Oregon Agriculture.   We just wrapped up the third annual Tractor Safety…
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Polk Chapter Spring Update

The Polk County ladies provided an Ag table at the Mid-Valley Winter AgFest, held at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall February 25th & 26th. It was a success. Thank you to our membership for their time at the event and to Deb Thomas for her hard work and efforts organizing the event. We look…
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2017 Auction Item Highlights

The auction committee has been working hard on getting some great items lined up for our  2017 Oregon Women for Agriculture Auction! Here is a sneak-peak at some of the items you can expect to see! Don’t forget to order your tickets today!  Please note: Items pictured may vary slightly from actual items. 

Seven Things You Should Know About Large Dairies

By Melinda Petersen, Marion-Clackamas Chapter – Oregon has 228 family dairy farms, ranging from fewer than 100 cows being milked each day to more than 30,000. Regardless of the size of the farm, there are certain values, standards and management practices that every Oregon dairy farmer has in common. It’s a misperception that larger farms…
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