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Wyden tell Eastern Oregon that the Obama administration is well aware of the strong local opposition to a proposed national monument in Malheur County.
ONTARIO, Ore. — The Obama administration is well aware of the strong local opposition to a proposed national monument in Malheur County, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden told Eastern Oregon residents on July 21.Malheur County residents who asked Wyden during an annual town hall meeting whether he supports
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Buford is not your average steer. Weighing in at 2,175 pounds, he's nearly twice as heavy as the average.
LEBANON, Ore. — Coy Cowart and three friends joked about how many hamburgers his giant steer Buford would make.They decided the steer would produce 3,600 quarter-pounder hamburgers.Buford is not your average steer. Weighing in at 2,175 pounds, he brought 83 cents per pound at Cowart’s
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Agency suggests Washington Legislature end tax break favoring mint processors.
Washington state lawmakers should end a tax break for mint oil processors and review a longstanding law that lowers the sales tax on some farm equipment purchases, according legislative auditors.The recommendations are in an annual report on tax preferences presented Wednesday to a joint House and S
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As harvest continues, Pacific Northwest farmers are worried about price discounts for high protein soft white wheat.
PROSSER, Wash. — Father and son Mike and Cody Nichols started their wheat harvest earlier than ever this year.The Prosser, Wash., farmers typically begin around July 4, but started June 15 due to earlier spring conditions.“Everything started to mature quicker,” Cody Nichols said
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A new rule proposed by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to amend organic livestock and poultry practices is raising concerns among conventional animal agriculture groups.
A new rule proposed by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to amend organic livestock and poultry practices is raising concerns among conventional animal agriculture groups.The rule, which adds provisions for animal welfare practices and living conditions, is based on recommendations by the Nati
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Sides can't agree on changes to Idaho field burning rules.
BOISE — An EPA official’s proposal to solve a disagreement between Idaho farm and environmental groups over proposed changes to the state’s field burning program was not accepted during a negotiated rulemaking meeting July 20.The two sides left the meeting far apart on proposed
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A plant pathologist has advised the potato industry to prioritize research and testing to combat a new threat to U.S. spud production — the bacterial pathogen dickeya dianthicola.
PARK CITY, Utah — A plant pathologist has advised the potato industry to prioritize research and testing to combat a new threat to U.S. spud production — the bacterial pathogen dickeya dianthicola.University of Wisconsin associate professor Amy Charkowski, who also directs Wisconsin&#x
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Rain and temperature fluctuations are worrying some in the Pacific Northwest wheat industry about sprout damage that could reduce the price farmers receive for their crop.
Rain and temperature fluctuations are worrying some in the Pacific Northwest wheat industry about sprout damage that could reduce the price farmers receive for their crop.If the weather clears up without additional storms, “then maybe it’s not going to be that big a disaster,” s
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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says bald eagles and other species are thriving and can be removed from state endangered species list.
The bald eagle has made an “incredible recovery,” according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife report, which recommends removing the national bird from the list of state-protected species.“It’s really exciting to be able to celebrate a conservation success be
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Our opinion: Portland Mayor-elect Ted Wheeler could be one of agriculture’s best friends in a city that has over-sized influence on Oregon’s vast rural expanses.
Portland Mayor-elect Ted Wheeler could be one of agriculture’s best friends in a city that has over-sized influence on Oregon’s vast rural expanses.We’ve written often on the divide between urban and rural America. The divide between Portland and rural Oregon is a chasm.Farmers
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New owners investing millions to upgrade PGG grain facilities.
PENDLETON, Ore. — It’s been a hectic homecoming for Tony Flagg.After nearly two decades as CEO of the Pendleton Flour Mills, Flagg finds himself back in the Round-Up City — this time as vice president of business development for United Grain Corporation, which recently bought al
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Willamette Valley growers have planted between 3,000 and 4,000 acres of hazelnuts a year since 2014, pushing a revival of Oregon's popular nut.
CANBY, Ore. — Nurseryman Rich Birkemeier can’t keep up with the demand for hazelnut trees. The owner of Birkemeier Nursery supplies farmers with young hazelnut trees, but the demand has been so great that his 300-acre hazelnut farm and nursery is sold out for 2016 and has already sold
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