Category: Yamhill Chapter

Yamhill County Spring Update

We are gearing up for Auction coming very soon and Ag Fest as well.  Eunice is still looking for volunteers to man the Ag Fest booth; so if any of you would like to volunteer for the Saturday and Sunday after auction, she would really appreciate it. We had our last month’s meeting at the…
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Yamhill Chapter Fall Update

We are  busy planning the 2018 State Convention,  Februrary 14-17th. Plans are coming together and it looks like it will be fun and educational!  Also we are planning on our annual gift pack sale for November and December.  If anyone would like to place orders early we will take them.  We will start ordering produce…
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Yamhill Chapter Summer Update

  Yamhill County has been busy starting to plan the 2018 OWA State Convention.  We had our June meeting at Helle and Bruce Ruddenklau’s in Amity.  We invited our current and past few years OSU and Community College Scholarship recipients  to tell us how our scholarship has or will help them further their education. (Hot…
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Yamhill Chapter Spring Update

Fields here in the valley are like walking on a sponge full of glue!  At least the birds have started singing.  The grass is getting green but its not dry enough to put any fertilizer on. Same goes for the lawn that just keeps growing with no hope of mowing until maybe after Easter.  I…
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Yamhill Chapter Winter Update

Yamhill County Women for Ag put together our annual gift boxes again this year – we’ve done this more than 40 years! We sell them to raise money to support our scholarships and grants. Our gift boxes are made up of product mostly donated by local farmers such as Kauer Farms – hazelnuts; Scenery Farms…
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Yamhill County member shares why her farm family is voting No on Measure 92

This op-ed by Helle Ruddenklau appeared in the McMinnville News-Register on September 12, 2014.