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Marion-Clackamas Winter Update

Our last two meetings of the year focused on what interests members have in how to be involved with OWA, how to move forward with our Oregon Trail Farms project, as well as deciding to sponsor chapter members’ registration and/or lodging for OWA’s convention in 2019. We held a social in December at Gilgamesh Brewing…
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Columbia Gorge Winter Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter held a Fall Social on Monday, November 12 at ClockTower Ales in The Dalles, with four members and four guests attending.  We are happy to welcome new members Lisa Perry of Cody Orchards and Michelle McCafferty of Duckwall Fruit, who came to the Fall Social as guests of member Dani Annala…
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Oregon Farmer’s Response to Glyphosate in Cereal

l am a farmer, and it does a disservice to Oregon when news outlets publish stories like “Weed-killing chemical found in cereals, oat products, report says”. I spend considerable time trying to educate the public about modern agriculture, and articles like this do nothing but make people fear their food. We are fortunate that Oregon…
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Linn-Benton Summer Update

The last few months have been exciting here for Linn/Benton Chapter. Our April meeting was held at Kristi Miller’s house. Of course one of our big topics was the OWA Auction. We had a guest speaker, Teri Plagmann. She is running for Linn County Circuit Court Judge, District 23, Position 3 seat.   It was…
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Marion-Clackamas Summer Update

The Marion-Clackamas chapter kicked off summer with a social in June held at the McNary Golf Course Restaurant in Keizer.   We had many members attend auction and it was a fantastic evening. Kudos to all OWA members who volunteered their time and talents to make it another successful fundraiser! A few of our members…
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Polk County Summer Update

Polk OWA has had a busy spring. Our meetings have been consumed with considering plans for the 2019 Annual OWA meeting. We are excited to finalize our plans so we can share the information with you! Watch for details very soon! Our summer plans include a booth at the Polk County Fair, new questions for…
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