Preserving land that could be used for agriculture is at the heart of Oregon’s visionary land use laws. By containing most residential development inside cities and preserving agricultural land in the rural county, we can ensure that our urban areas are vibrant and equitable while our rural areas are preserved in trust for future generations.
The process to reevaluate agricultural lands threatens to classify them as “non-resource”, and prioritize them for development.
A new study, released May 10, 2017, finds that when it comes to allocating water from the Upper Deschutes River for irrigation purposes, less is more.
How Central Oregon's Farm and Rangeland Grows Local Food
Join us for a fun and educational evening about Central Oregon's farms and ranches. You'll enjoy local food samplings and hear from farmers, ranchers, and land use experts about innovative farming practices used to produce delicious food on our agricultural lands.
Thursday, April 20th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Brooks Hall, Trinity Episcopal Church
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Ever wonder why it's so easy to get out of the hustle and bustle of the city to explore the peaceful mountains, high desert, and farm and range land around Central Oregon?