News & Events

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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Lane County Summer Update

We finished the Ag in the Class literacy project strong and read to 46 class rooms. That is up 12 class rooms from last year.  Thank you to Angie Gibson for taking on this huge task of scheduling and thank you to all our Volunteers for their time. Our 2nd Annual root beer float fundraiser…
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Lane County Spring Update

When I think of Spring I think of Crop ID signs.  The season is starting and we are excited to have our Crop ID signs up in our area for the public to enjoy. Our Membership continues to grow.  We are at 36 members. Fun fact – April 2013 we only had 9 Lane County…
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