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Many organizations support Oregon agriculture

Many organizations support Oregon agriculture.

Published on March 17, 2015 9:18AM

Following are some organizations that promote and support agriculture in Oregon:

• Oregon Farm Bureau Federation

Voluntary grassroots nonprofit organization representing the interests of farmers and ranchers in the public and policy making arenas.

503-399-1701, www.oregonfb.org

• FFA Organization

Organization dedicated to developing student potential for leadership, personal growth and career success the agricultural education.

503-507-6499, www.oregonffa.com

• Northwest Horticultural Council

NHC focuses on national and international policy issues affecting growers in Oregon, Idaho and Washington.

509-453-3193, www.nwhort.org

• Oregon 4-H Youth Development Education

4-H helps youth learn subject matter and life skills through a process that helps them meet key developmental needs.

541-737-4444, oregon.4h.oregonstat.edu

• Oregon Cattlemen’s Association

OCA is a membership organization promoting the Oregon cattle industry.

503-361-8941, orcattle.com

• Oregon Dairy Council

ODC is the nutrition education arm of the Oregon Dairy Products Commission.

503-229-5033, www.oregondairycouncil.org

• Oregon Farmers Markets Association

OFMA provides resources and promotion on behalf of farmers’ markets, market vendors and farm-direct agriculture, and support to the communities that host them.

971-400-0581, www.oregonfarmersmarkets.org

• Oregon Sheep Growers Association

OSGA is a nonprofit organization that promotes the growth of and profitability of the sheep industry in Oregon and nationally.

503-364-5462, www.sheeporegon.com

• Oregon Women for Agriculture

This organization educates the membership and the public about the importance of agriculture.

503-243-3276, www.owaonline.org


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