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Idaho Wheat Commission right on royalties
Idaho Wheat Commission right on royalties
Farmers want the University of Idaho to plow most wheat royalties into the breeding program.

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Weeds, pesticides and finger-wagging
Pesticides from chemical farmers would seem to be a lot more dangerous than an organic farm’s weed seed spreading.
Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program a starting point for getting farmland to next generation
Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program a starting point for getting farmland to next generation
Agricultural land is changing hands, aging farmers want to see their legacy continued, and qualified beginning farmers and ranchers are ready to take it on.
Zinke, Perdue break with tradition — and listen
Zinke, Perdue break with tradition — and listen
“They just didn’t have an agenda. They truly wanted to listen to us,” said Aberdeen, Idaho, potato farmer Ritchey Toevs. “It was a pro-producer meeting. It was a completely different experience than I’ve ever...
California goes buggy with newest tax
After researchers squawked about the tax — er, fee — that would have to pay on bugs, the folks at the Department of Fish and Wildlife have relented.
Numbers make story more personal
With the additional numbers, the story became more interesting and “personal” to the reader.
Saving the West’s farmland
Saving the West’s farmland
Conservation easements, a tool used in many states, are our preferred way to prevent agricultural land from being taken out of production.
New dairy effort undeniably interesting
New dairy effort undeniably interesting
Called Undeniably Dairy, the website and campaign combine facts and features about all things dairy.
Cooperation key to prosperity at all levels
Human prosperity has long been dependent on our ability to cooperate, whether it is in the form of neighbors helping to bring in the harvest or engineers working together to make a better combine.
Biofuels work for Oregon
Biofuels work for Oregon
As an agricultural leader, Oregon is already home to nearly 16,000 jobs supported by biofuel production.

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Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program a starting point for getting farmland to next generation
Agricultural land is changing hands, aging farmers want to see their legacy continued, and qualified beginning farmers and ranchers are ready to take...
Biofuels work for Oregon
As an agricultural leader, Oregon is already home to nearly 16,000 jobs supported by biofuel production.

Editorials

Washington apple industry’s new super star
The Cosmic Crisp has all the makings of a super star and will replace Red Delicious and other varieties whose popularity has flagged in recent years.
California goes buggy with newest tax
After researchers squawked about the tax — er, fee — that would have to pay on bugs, the folks at the Department of Fish and Wildlife...
Saving the West’s farmland
New dairy effort undeniably interesting

Letters

Renewable Fuels Standard should be protected
For the good of the agricultural community, I urge Oregon leaders like Congressman Greg Walden to please join us in protecting the partnership...
GE developers should be held accountable
There is no way HB 2739 would stop the sales or production of Roundup Ready crop varieties, they are just too lucrative for the companies making and...
Weeds, pesticides and finger-wagging
Numbers make story more personal
Cooperation key to prosperity at all levels