CANYONVILLE, Ore. — When Bob and Linda Sherman moved north from Southern California to southwestern Oregon, their initial plan was to purchase a few acres and to have a couple of cows.

The farm serves more than 100 customers and produces more than 90 million starts each year and grows more than 100 acres of produce for local wholesale and retail distribution.

Michele Ruby, part-owner of a large family dairy operation in the Western Oregon, seemed a bit surprised when answering a question about the challenges facing women in production agriculture: …

TILLAMOOK, Ore. — After 56 years of marriage to Dan Leuthold, Carol Marie Leuthold still recalls “the boy in the blue jacket,” the FFA uniform Dan was wearing when she was 12 years old. She fi…

As a child, Allie Bear lacked modern amenities, yet she grew up with a priceless set of values that would serve her well in a modern world five decades later.

A high school Supervised Agricultural Experience project in the summer of 2015 has serendipitously and unexpectedly turned into a successful niche business for Saydee Longhurst, a sophomore at…

Darleen Sichley of Abiqua Acres, Mann’s Guernsey Dairy near Silverton, Ore., grew up on the farm and while she enjoyed her rural childhood, she harbored doubts about whether that was where she…

Diana Keller grew up on a family farm in the Snoqualmie Valley of Washington state with three brothers and now manages the dairy herd.