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Lane Chapter Winter Update

Lane County hosted our second annual Membership drive/social November 16th at Amici Italian Restaurant in Springfield.  We had a wonderful night enjoying great food, good drinks and excellent conversation with ladies that are excited about Ag. Dona Coon gave an overview of the activities on the State Level and the benefits and training OWA can […]

Polk Chapter Winter Update

Fall continued to be busy for the Polk county ladies! We reached out to Polk, Marion and Benton county high schools to encourage students to write an essay for our 2017 Constitutional Essay contest. As of today, we have received nine entries! A definite increase from past years. Prizes awarded will be $250 for first […]

Marion-Clackamas Chapter Winter Update

Fall harvest has just flown by for the Marion-Clackamas ladies. We had the most successful pie card fundraiser to date, selling more than 100 pies from Willamette Valley Pie Company! Thanks to their generosity, we’re able to help further OWA’s ag education outreach efforts. Thank you to all our members who sold and those who […]

Columbia Gorge Chapter Winter Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter meet for a fall social on Wednesday, November 15 at Freebridge Brewery in The Dalles with 10 participants.   The fun started with everyone identifying the agricultural products in our pizza, beer, wine and water and noting that local grain is used in the pizza crust and beer!   Chapter members […]

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Comment on Worker Protection Standard Rulemaking

By Arwen McGilvra – To Garnet Cooke at OR-OSHA, I am very concerned about the OR-OSHA WPS PROPOSAL. I am the fourth generation to live on my families Willamette Valley farm. The farm my great-grandfather bought after leaving the dust bowl in North Dakota. The farm my grandfather and grandmother struggled to keep going during […]

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