Oregon Farming in Numbers

About 98% of Oregon’s farms and ranches are family owned and operated. Some are “corporate” farms because they are incorporated for tax reasons; they are however not faceless, uncaring, mega-conglomerates. It remains a generational industry. Oregon agriculture is sustainable. 1,181 Oregon farms and ranches are officially recognized as remaining operational and within the same family

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Oregon State University Small Farms Program

Answering questions for those interested in getting started with small parcel farming, small acreage enterprise, growing farms, sustainable business, and other rural living needs, OSU’s farm program is a benefit to many. This resource site links interested farmers with classes, educators, state and county organizations as well as provides a breadth of information on daily needs

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Most Expensive Properties in Oregon

Homes in Oregon are customized to suit their makers, whether or not the neighbor sees the structures as fabulous or a folly. Oregon is known for a wide array of scenery, of varied topography and everything from Tiny Homes to urban lofts, sprawling golf course estates and more. The Oregonian has recently presented the Most Expensive

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New Price Bend Home on Acreage – Lookout Dr

Stunning Cascade Mountain Views from NW Style Home on 4.93 acres minutes from Bend. The Sun Forest Custom Home has been completely updated in the last 3 years. The home features: 4325 sf, 3 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, living room with vaulted ceilings, stone gas fireplace. The gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, center

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Biggest Ranches for Sale in America

2016 produced the largest ranch sale in farm and ranch sales history with the acquisition of the half-million-acre Waggoner Ranch in Texas. Several other significant ranch listings have hit the market this year. Lands of America explores ten of the biggest ranches currently listed for sale across the country, comprising a vast and beautiful diversity of terrain

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What’s a Hobby Farm?

The precise definition of hobby farming can vary depending on factors including the hobby farmer’s business objectives and the size, makeup and output of each specific hobby farm. Numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2012 Census show that almost 40 percent of farms in the country generated annual incomes of less than $2,500, with over half of

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Spotted Frog Habitat

The Oregon spotted frog has some designated home territory. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday set critical habitat areas in Oregon and Washington for the animal. The service listed the frog as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act in 2014. The act defines critical habitat as areas vital for listed species’

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