Farm Bill Updates

We will post relevant and timely information as we receive it HERE.  

 Upcoming Grower Events

NOTE: DATE HAS CHANGED-Statewide Wheat Marketing Education Series - will meet next on December 18th at 8:00 am PST via Polycom videoconference.  Check the listing for the location nearest you, then call to RSVP your attendance.

County Meeting Events:

Gilliam County Annual Meeting - November 18, Catholic Church Parish Hall, Condon

Sherman County Annual Meeting & Breakfast - November 21, Moro (tentative)

Malheur County Growers Workshop- December 2nd.

Family Farm Success Seminars- December 10, 2014 and March 11, 2015

Klamath County Growers Workshop- December 11th.

Dunn Carney Ag Summit- January 21st.

Exploring GIS- Geographical Information Systems- November 19th, Moscow Idaho.  More Information here.

All Wheat Producers and industry supporters are invited and encouraged to attend OWGL events. RSVP is not required, but appreciated (except the annual convention). Watch your mailbox and/or inbox for details and RSVP information.

 Latest News

 2014 Annual Convention Awards presented; 2015 OWGL Executive Committee Elected.

2014 Election Recap

USDA Announces Availability of New Whole Farm Revenue Protection Insurance Policy  (11-6-14)

USDA Announces Close and Findings of Investigation into the Detection of Genetically Engineered Wheat in Oregon in 2013.  Full APHIS Report.

OWGL Welcomes New Associate Member - Oxford Suites of Pendleton and Hermiston offers rates as low as $92 per night; amenities include full hot breakfast/evening reception. Visit their website or call 541-276-6000 (Pendleton) or 541-564-8000 (Hermiston) to reserve your room.

Bounty of Oregon - Oregon Wheat Commission Earns Prestigious Award

OWGL Members!  Your member benefit on SAIF policies renewing July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 increases to 8%!  Contact your SAIF Representative for details. Thank you for striving to keep workers safe on your farm and supporting the OWGL!