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Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock
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Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock
Poisonous plants can harm your pets or livestock. Learn to recognize toxic weeds and their symptoms.

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Christmas tree growers narrowly approve checkoff
Christmas tree growers narrowly approve checkoff
Though the Christmas tree checkoff was approved by a narrow margin of farmers, the USDA plans to hold another referendum next year.
The Last Time Oregon’s Christmas Tree Farmers Faced Down A Trade War
Mexico’s 2009 tariffs had long lasting effects on the Oregon Christmas tree industry.
California flower town wrestles with odor amid shift to pot
California flower town wrestles with odor amid shift to pot
What's that smell? Skunk-like odor in the small seaside town of Carpinteria, California, comes from marijuana grows that some residents say are changing the community's feel
Moss Greenhouses bloom from humble roots
Moss Greenhouses bloom from humble roots
The operation began in 1952, stemming from an orchid hobby and a makeshift hothouse on the back of the family home.
WSU: Stink bugs infesting Puget Sound region
The majority of stink bug sightings are from King, Pierce and Thurston counties.
Gardening’s benefits jibe with today’s emphasis on wellness
A trend toward outdoor living has blossomed in landscape design, and is also health-related.
Cherry blossoms, tulips and lilacs: Flower festival time
Cherry blossoms, tulips and lilacs: Flower festival time
We're coming up on cherry blossom festivals, tulip time and lilac season. Here's a look at some of the places around the United States with connections to a few other countries where spring flowers are celebrated.
Idaho farm groups help defeat ‘poisonous plants’ bill
Idaho farm groups help defeat ‘poisonous plants’ bill
A bill that would have required “poisonous” labels on all plants for sale in Idaho that could make humans or animals sick if ingested will not get a public hearing.
ODA doubles down on efforts to eradicate Japanese beetles
ODA doubles down on efforts to eradicate Japanese beetles
The Oregon Department of Agriculture will host a pair of public meetings to discuss year two of its Japanese beetle eradication efforts.
New immigration bill would create ‘chaos,’ ag leader says
New immigration bill would create ‘chaos,’ ag leader says
The leader of one agricultural association says a U.S. House bill aimed at immigration reform and a DACA fix would create chaos for farmers and workers. Other ag groups don’t comment.

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