From a personal notice from Mark Katsdever, Hillsboro, Oregon 2011:
Ochs ranch: This ranch used to allow collecting by supervised groups of people. This ranch is located very near to Ashwood in Central Oregon, and includes the Polka Dot agate beds. As far as I know, collecting is no longer allowed, except the Polka Dot agate may still be purchased at the mine, and possibly still collected by arrangements with the owners. Some of the beds located within the ranch are Pony Butte, which produced outstanding mossy agate thundereggs. Maxine Gross, named for the former tour guide for the ranch.These eggs normally have a dark agate core. Dolly Parton, so named for the size of the eggs, which also have a generally dark agate core...