Author: tduerst

Get your tickets for the 2014 Oregon Women for Agriculture Auction

We are just a few short weeks away from our annual fundraiser! Get your tickets today! 2014 OWA Auction Invite & Ticket Form On Saturday, April 19th, 2014, we will be hosting our 27th annual fundraiser. Please join us at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center. The theme of the event is “Oregon Agriculture: Just Add…
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Summer Ag Institute Honored

Summer Ag Institute (SAI) was recently honored at the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Ag Progress Dinner for Excellence in Education. SAI is a week long program that focuses on educating teachers about Oregon Agriculture and how it is applicable in their day to day classroom activity. Oregon Women for Agriculture is a proud supporter of…
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Extremists Cause Rift in Rural Oregon Community

Out highway 36 in the community of Triangle Lake, just West of Junction City, Oregon, has been in turmoil for the last four years. In early 2010, a group in the area known as the “Pitchfork Rebellion” made accusations that they were being exposed to toxic levels of chemicals by aerial applicators. The area is…
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A Legacy of AgVocacy

This morning my 97 year old great grandmother passed away. She was a woman who can be seen as a role model. She was a straight shooter, opinionated, full of common sense and sharp till her last days. She will be admired & missed! I wrote this blog post a little less than a year…
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