Becoming a member of Oregon Aglink adds your voice to the story of Oregon agriculture as your membership dues support all of our programs and in return, you have access to all of our exclusive members-only benefits.
Folks who work in the fields, pastures, forests, and ocean space across our state are used to comparing year over year what is within the normal range of their operation by a variety of markers. Buds pushing out on fruit trees, heavy rain or lack thereof, bloom and pollination, pests or disease, and of course,… Read More
While we often point out the important relationship between farmers and teachers in our Adopt a Farmer matches, one of the other important dynamics in the early years was the relationship between farmers and program sponsors. The field trips and classroom visits at the center of Adopt a Farmer programming couldn’t happen without the farmers… Read More
On average, 700 people get killed per year while working in agriculture in the United States. While many agricultural jobs might have you working out in a field or shop by yourself, we know that most farms or ranches involve some sort of connection with other people, whether it’s fellow employees or family who help… Read More
In farming and ranching communities throughout the state, the unexpected loss of a respected colleague or loved one is a hard blow to those who knew them. This holds true when the death was intentional. Sometimes, but not always, it becomes clear that the person had been traveling a long and difficult road–one paved with… Read More