Feb
09
Posted by
Misty Zakrzewski

Oregon Shepherd Natural Wool Insulation

Ten years ago when the wool market was depressed, Margaret Magruder decided to come up with an alternative use for wool to turn the market around. Magruder has been a sheep farmer at Magruder Farms the last 30 years in Clatskanie, Oregon, the farm she grew up on started by her grandfather in the early […]

Oct
03
Posted by
Jeanne Carver

Symphony for the Sheep

Dear Friends…. We had a great experience last week; one of the richest kind you can have. Two charter busloads of kids from the Metropolitan Learning Center in Portland arrived on Wednesday for a day at the Imperial Stock Ranch. What a memorable day it was! And not only for the kids, but for every […]

Oct
03
Posted by
Jeanne Carver

Following the Sheep in the Morning

Dear Friends, There are many challenges to life for all of us.  I read somewhere once that life is a battle; and that as soon as you accept that, it gets easier.  Hmmm…   In agriculture, we have our share for sure.  But maybe the thing that keeps us going is the pure fact that you […]