Oregon Women for Agriculture

Working Together to Communicate the Story of Today's Agriculture

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Speaking For Oregon Agriculture Since 1969

From board rooms, to colleges, to classrooms, fairs and the halls of the legislature the members of Oregon Women for Agriculture have been working hard to share the message about agriculture in our state.

Oregon Agricultural Facts

Oregon boasts over 220 locally grown commodities, the third most agriculturally-diverse in the nation. Learn more about the characteristics that make Oregon such a special place to call home.

CHRISTMAS TREES

Oregon is the number one producer of Christmas trees in the nation. In 2015, it was a 84.5 million dollar industry and almost five million trees were sold..

DUNGENESS CRAB

Dungeness crab has been harvested in Oregon since the 1800’s. In 2013, Oregon harvested, or landed, 26.1 million pounds of Dungeness crab.

HAZELNUTS

Oregon’s Willamette Valley offers an ideal climate for growing hazelnuts. In fact, nearly 100% of all the hazelnuts grown in the United States are grown in the Willamette Valley. 

GRASS SEED

Oregon is the world’s number one producer of cool-season forage and turf grass seed. The industry employs approximately 10,000 people annually.

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Linn Benton Winter Update

Our October meeting was held at Kirsten Pick’s home. We were excited to meet and welcome Rachel Nobel who is taking over Debbie Crocker’s position for Summer Ag Institute and[…]

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Lane County Winter Update

Happy New Year from Lane County. On November 13th we held our 3rd annual Lane County Social and Membership drive.  This year’s event was held at Hayworth Estate Wines in[…]

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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,[…]

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