Author: tduerst

OWA is OPPOSED to Ban on Aerial Spraying

Oregon Women for Agriculture are opposed to Lincoln County ballot measure 21-177.  This letter to the editor was submitted to the Newport Times on February 21st by OWA Past President and Lincoln County resident, Deanna Dyksterhuis. To the Editor: The ballot measure language banning all aerial  spraying in Lincoln County is misleading. (Same for the…
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OREGON WOMEN FOR AGRICULTURE OPPOSE THE PROPOSED OWYHEE MONUMENT

OWA is opposed to a National Monument being put in place without local input. Today many ranching families in Malheur County rely on the public grounds of what is proposed to be the Owyhee Canyon land monument.

RIFLE RAFFLE – Purchase Tickets today!

Only 200 tickets available for this Henry Golden Boy Silver series, .17,  engraving “American Farmers Feeding the World”! Drawing will be held at our annual Oregon Women for Agriculture Dinner and Auction on April 16th at the Linn County Fairgrounds! Email or Call Sarah Halagean for more details or purchase tickets! Scope mounts. No scope.

OWA Members Oppose Raising Minimum Wage: Norma Jean’s Story

Oregon Women for Agriculture opposes raising Oregon’s minimum wage. OWA members share the reasons why they are personally opposed to raising Oregon’s minimum wage. Oregon Farmer & OWA member Norm Jean Fordyce shares her story. As a small business owner I have many concerns about raising the minimum wage higher than any State in the…
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OWA Members Oppose Raising Minimum Wage: Macey’s Story

Oregon Women for Agriculture opposes raising Oregon’s minimum wage. OWA members share the reasons why they are personally opposed to raising Oregon’s minimum wage. Oregon Farmer & OWA member Macey Wessels submitted the below testimony to the Oregon Legislature in opposition. Tangent Facility Holland Facility

2016 Legislative Priorities for February Session

Oregon Women for Agriculture has identified the key legislative priorities and areas of concern for the 2016 February Legislative session. There has been over 600 bills filed for the 35 day session. It is vital that we have as many members possible participating and paying attention to what is going on in Salem. On Thursday February…
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