Morrow/Gilliam Golf Scramble – June 5, 2013 - NEW! Raffle for 250-acre spray by Gar Aviation. Registration/Sponsor form here.
Spring Crop Tours and Field Days:
North Willamette Valley Crop Tour- Tuesday, May 21st.
South Willamette Valley Field Tour- Wednesday, May 22nd.
Hyslop Field Day- Wednesday, May 29th.
Klamath Basin Small Growers Meeting and Tour- Thursday, May 30th. Noon.
Hermiston Experiment Station Wheat Field Day- Wedensday, June, 5th.
Pointer Ranch Field Demonstration, Marrow County- Thursday, June 6th
Pendleton-Ruggs Crop Tour- Monday, June, 10th.
Morrow County Field Demonstration- Tuesday, June 11th.
Pendleton Experiment Station Field Day- Tuesday, June 11th.
Sherman Experiment Station Field Day , Moro- Wednesday, June 12.
Morrow County Field Demonstration- Jepsen Place and 2013 Wheat League Social- Thursday, June 13
Western Wheat Workers Meeting, Pendleton, Oregon- June 18th and 19th.
SAVE THE DATE - Northwest Grain Growers Convention, the annual wheat conference of Oregon, Idaho and Washington associations, will be held this year at the Davenport Hotel, Spokane, WA - November 14-16
All Wheat Producers and industry supporters are invited and encouraged to attend OWGL events. RSVP is not required, but appreciated (except the annual meeting and convention). Watch your mailbox and/or inbox for details and RSVP information.
FARM PLATE EXEMPTION – REMINDER FOR 2013 HARVEST SEASON – ODOT is now enforcing the USDOT registration on farm trucks. Visit the USDOT website for the form and instructions. The OWGL’s findings on this issue are reported in the Farm Trucking FAQ below. Consult the Guide to Farm Trucking in Oregon booklet for Oregon farm truck exemptions and regulations, available on request at the OWGL office, or through the ODOT Farm Desk at 503-378-5203.
Oregon Wheat Foundation Golfers Tee Off for Kids - Nearly 80 golfers hit the links Tuesday, May 14th at the Pendleton Country Club. More 2013 Golf Highlights.
OWGL hosts the Oregon Wheat display at AgFest. Thank you to all our guests who stopped by for a piping hot pancake (blueberry, whole wheat, or chocolate?). We invite you to visit our consumers page for the History of Oregon Wheat, Recipes, Kids’ activity pages, our next event, and more!
ACRE vs. DCP - The Agriculture Food and Policy center at Texas A&M University has released the ACRE Decision Aid that can assist farmers and landlords in analyzing the ACRE vs. DCP decision. You can view the decision aid on their website here
FSA Administrator Urges DCP/ACRE Enrollment before deadline of June 3rd for ACRE and August 2nd for DCP.
Oregon Wheat Commission Meeting Minutes Now via Email - request a copy providing your email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 503-467-2161