POLK COUNTY — Production of Christmas trees in Oregon has decreased by about 50 percent in the last decade, said Chal Landgren, Christmas tree specialist for the North Willamette Research and Extension Center.
Polk County Bounty Market launches its seventh season at the Academy Building lawn in May, but there has been exploration of moving it back downtown in the future.
When the attendance at the annual Polk Home and Garden Show more than doubled last year, organizer Deb Thomas realized it was in part because of the Oregon Poultry Swap that ran concurrently with her event.
Near the conclusion of the agenda, Don Schellenberg, a longtime member of the Polk County Farm Bureau (PCFB), finally figured out why he was sent to Oregon Farm Bureau’s (OFB) annual meeting in December.
Reservations are being accepted for the Polk County Livestock Association’s annual meeting and dinner, scheduled Jan. 24 at the Polk County Fairgrounds & Event Center in Rickreall.
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- Public Agenda for April 8
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