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Bryan Wolfe Oral History Interview. October 31, 2014

Bryan Wolfe Oral History Interview

Life history interview conducted by Chris Petersen.

October 31, 2014

Location:  Valley Library, Oregon State University.

Bryan Wolfe (b. 1944) is a farmer and rancher whose family has worked the land in eastern Oregon for five generations. A 1966 OSU graduate in Agricultural Economics, Wolfe has devoted his entire adult life to agricultural concerns, based primarily in the Hermiston area. The founder of the Wolfe Feedlot and the W. Bryan Wolfe Ranch, Wolfe has also served on the Umatilla Energy Cooperative Board of Directors, the Oregon Board of Forestry, and the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council. His interview concentrates on the rich tradition of agriculture in the Wolfe family, his experiences as an OSU student, the expansion and diversification of the family's agricultural operations, and his own civic engagement both locally and regionally.