Since 1968, the Public Lands Council (PLC) has actively represented the cattle and sheep producers who hold public lands grazing permits. The PLC advocates for these western ranchers who preserve our nation’s natural resources while providing vital food and fiber to the nation and the world.
Our group was organized in 1953 with Ilda May Hayes as president of the Oregon CowBelles. The Oregon Cattlewomen participate in the advancement of the cattle industry through promotion and education. We actively work to promote positive legislation in support of our industry