PENDLETON — Greg Goad, a lifelong farmer/rancher in the Pendleton area, will speak during the upcoming Umatilla County Democratic Party meeting.

The gathering is Monday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the Pendleton Public Library, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave. Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.

Goad, who has always been politically active in the agricultural community, will share about the impact of tariffs on the local agricultural economy. In addition, he will explain the history of the development of trade pacts between local wheat farmers and Japan.

For more information, contact Sue Petersen at or 541-276-4569.

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