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Tee up for Duffers Classic Golf Tournament on June 8
The 28th annual Duffers Classic Golf Tournament will tee off at the Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City, Oregon, on Thursday, June 8. A benefit for the Oregon Nurseries' Political Action Committee, the event is a great way to reconnect with friends, have a lot of fun, and support a strong nursery industry voice in Salem and Washington D.C. Sign up before May 31 and save $10 off the regular registration fee of $119! Sponsorships available. » Register today!
Keep track of updates to OAN Workforce page
The OAN created the Workforce resource webpage to address the recent enforcement activity by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The webpage will continue to be updated with current news and information as well as helpful downloads.
You can find recent stories on immigration enforcement and reform, as well as other workforce-related issues, on the OAN's Workforce page, www.oan.org/workforce (members only). This page is provided for members only as a benefit of your dues investment.
Farwest announces NEW show DAYS and HOURS
The 2017 Farwest Show, in response to the needs and
wishes of 2016's 400+ exhibitors and 6,000+ attendees, announces improved days and times for the Show in 2017. Farwest 2017 will take place Wednesday, August 23 through Friday, August 25. Show Expo hours will be 12 noon to 5p Wednesday, 10a to 5p Thursday, and 10a to 2p Friday.
"As we enter our 45th year, our mission continues to be making Farwest the most relevant show in
our industry," said Allan Niemi, Director of Events with the Oregon Association of Nurseries. "These
schedule changes are in direct response to input and feedback from the most important people
associated with The Farwest Show– our attendees and exhibitors." » Learn more
Need help with your safety program?
A great safety program is crucial to ensure your workplace is safe. OAN members have access to our online library of 150 safety and health related handouts and posters. Downloads include attitude and awareness, confined spaces, fire safety and emergency response,
hazard communication, lifting and moving material, safety posters, and personal protection. Each document is offered in both English and Spanish. Visit the safety page to browse the safety handouts (Members only).
Online video highlights importance of farm shop safety
There's lots you can do to lower your risk of workplace injuries. This entertaining, yet educational video, produced by SAIF Corporation in conjunction with the OAN, highlights the seven most common problem areas found around the farm shop and what you can do to improve safety for you and your employees. Topics include the safe use of grinders and compressed air, arc welding, energy control and more. For more safety and health resources, visit the SAIF website.