September 28, 2018 - $12B Farm Aid not equitable

National Association of Wheat Growers, The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released details of the $12 billion package of aid to farmers hurt by retaliation resulting from the U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. According to the USDA press announcement, assistance to wheat growers will be 14¢/bushel. NAWG President and Sentinel, […]

September 26, 2018 - Horse can’t sue owner for $100,000

By Oregon Family Farm Association, A horse can’t talk, despite Hollywood’s best attempts to make it seem so, and it can’t file a lawsuit against its owner, either, according to an Oregon judge. Animal rights activist lawyers filed a $100,000 lawsuit against the owner of Justice, an 8-year-old lice-infested horse […]

September 25, 2018 - GOP & ID Governor aim to join sage grouse lawsuit

Idaho Governor C.L.Otter and several Republicans leaders are trying to join a lawsuit to stop more restrictions regarding protecting the greater sage grouse. The Spokesman Review has more: An Idaho ranch’s attempt to block U.S. efforts to protect the greater sage grouse has attracted the support of Gov. C.L. “Butch” […]

September 24, 2018 - Photo: 19 elk perish in Oregon avalanche

By Oregon Sportsmen Association, Melting snow last month unveiled the carcasses of 19 elk likely killed by an avalanche a year ago on Broken Top mountain peak east of Bend, Oregon. Hikers discovered the carcasses of the dead animals near the Broken Top and No Name Lake, according to The […]

September 21, 2018 - Interior Dept. secret settlements with activists

By Farm Bureau Federation, Activists have grown rich by suing the government and reaping billions of taxpayers’ dollars – and all in secret. The U.S. Department of Interior, however, has issued an order to curb this abuse of basic, democratic processes and to open backroom deals to public scrutiny. The […]

September 19, 2018 - Alert: farmers hit with scam license renewals

By Oregon Farm Bureau, Attn. Farm Bureau members: We’ve been informed that fake emails are being sent asking you to “review and update your membership to avoid revoking of your license” (see example below). This is a scam; please do not respond, nor click on the attached PDF in the […]

September 17, 2018 - Oregon Ag numbers outpacing nation

By Oregon Prosperity Project, Oregon always has been an agricultural state, with all parts of the state contributing. There’s wheat, beef, potatoes and onions from Eastern Oregon; grass seed, vegetables and nuts from the Willamette Valley; and fruit from the Columbia River Gorge and Southern Oregon. Oregon’s ability to grow […]

September 14, 2018 - Trump rule protects ranchers from lawsuit abuse

National Cattlemen Beef Association Press Release, The National Cattlemen Beef Association and PLC encouraged by Secretary Zinke’s Order on “Sue and Settle” Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and NCBA Federal Lands, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Interior’s Secretarial Order 3368, regarding […]

September 13, 2018 - Oregon first: Cougar kills hiker

By Oregon Sportsmen Association The state’s first confirmed fatal wild cougar attack occurred on Mt. Hood in September this year and has made national headlines and international headlines.  The body of 55-year old Gresham woman, Diana Bober, was discovered near a Mt. Hood hiking trail.  The police autopsy showed signs […]

September 12, 2018 - An opposing view on Sanctuary Law change

By Jeff Stone, OAN Executive Director As the fall campaign season ramps up during September, voters will be learning more about the candidates running for various leadership positions. U.S. Congress, the Oregon Legislature, county commissioners, city councils — they’ll all be on the ballot. Oregon also has a long history […]