Here is a brief timeline of some major milestones for Oregon Aglink.
If you were a part of Oregon Aglink (formerly known as Agri-Business Council of Oregon) at any point since its inception in 1966 and would like to help us make this a more detailed history, we would greatly appreciate your input. To share your memories, please contact Danielle Meyersick, Community Outreach Coordinator at 503-595-9121 x103.
According to the 1966 Articles of Incorporation, the purpose of the Oregon Aglink (originally known as the Agri-Business Council of Oregon) is:
Oregon Aglink has benefited from numerous dedicated individuals whose leadership has driven the organization in bridging the gap between urban and rural Oregonians since being founded in 1966.
1969, WALKDALE FARMS
1971-1972, OREGON DAIRYMAN
1973, PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
1974, HANSELL FARMS
1975, KLUPENGER NURSERIES, INC.
1976-1977, HARTUNG MEAT COMPANY
1978-1979, BROGOITTI RANCHES INC.
1980-1981, NIXON FARMS, INC.
1982-1983, CANBY AREA FARMER
1984, DIAMOND FRUIT GROWERS
1985, CAPITAL PRESS
1986, PENDLETON WHEAT GROWER
1987, OREGON WHEAT GROWER’S LEAGUE
1988, PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
1989–1990, STEINFELD PRODUCTS CO.
1991, FIRST INTERSTATE BANK
1992, SAFEWAY INC.
1993, TRAILBLAZER FOODS
1994-1996, U.S. BANK
1997-1998, SIMANTEL FARMS, INC.
1999, GREENWOOD RESOURCES
2000-2002, HAZELNUT GROWERS OF OREGON
2003-2006, SEVERSON FARMS
2007, NORTHWEST SHADE TREES
2008, WEST COAST BANK (NOW COLUMBIA BANK)
2009, OREGON GRASS SEED BARGAINING ASSOCIATION
2010, HAY RANCH
2011, HART’S NURSERY OF JEFFERSON
2012, PACIFIC AG SOLUTIONS
2013, DOERFLER FARMS
2014, RIDDELL FARMS
2015, PEARMINE FARMS
2016, 4B FARMS
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.