Happy Holidays from your friends at Oregon Wheat!

 Farm Bill Updates

ARC…PLC…SCO…Alphabet soup?  No, these are the new Farm Bill Programs.  Go HERE for the most timely and relevant information.  

 Upcoming Grower Events

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.

Other Events:

Dunn Carney Ag Summit- January 21st, Wilsonville

Central Oregon Wheat Growers Workshop – February 4th, 3:00 pm, at Erickson Air Museum, with catered dinner to follow.

Family Farm Success Seminar- Austin Family Business Program – March 11, 2015

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

ODA Story of the Week: Invasive Noxious Weeds Impact Oregon Economy  (12/10/14)

Oregon Department of Agriculture asks growers, stakeholders to complete Ag Industry Survey by January 12, 2015

USDA Announces Whole Farm Rev Protection Insurance Rollout  (12-9-14)

Monsanto Wheat Litigation Settlement Announced - Monsanto reached a settlement with soft white wheat farmers in the PNW. Click here for information and to file your claim if you sold SWW between May 30 and November 30, 2013.

USDA Opens VIVO, a Research Networking Tool, to Public

2014 Annual Convention Appreciation Expressed- Sponsors, Exhibitors, Auction and Wine Pull Contributors

 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. Must carry a membership with OWGL in good standing to qualify and keep this discount.