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Forestry and Agriculture

The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program, has honored the state's rich agricultural heritage since 1958. It awards farm and ranch families that have maintained connections to the land for 150 and 100 years.

The dairy, cattle and poultry industries are all Important agricultural industries in Oregon. Milk was designated Oregon's official state beverage in 1997. Cattle production is the top agricultural activity in eastern Oregon

Oregon is one of the country's most agriculturally diverse states, producing more than 220 agricultural commodities. Farming practices have profound impacts on conservation and the environment

Forest collaborative groups build agreement by engaging diverse stakeholders in fostering natural resource management and economic development.

The Oregon Forest Practices Act defines rules for state and private forest management, while the National Forest Management Act outlines forest management on the 26% of Oregon managed by the U.S. Forest Service.

Wildfire is a key ecological process that shapes and maintains our forests and rangelands. Wildfire risk is the potential for a wildfire to adversely affect the human and natural environment.