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Column: End the trade war, now
Column: End the trade war, now
We understand and support the administration’s goal to forge new and fairer trade agreements, but those new agreements will only benefit American farmers if they haven’t permanently lost their relationships with foreign buyers.

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Editorial: Christmas trees need a boost
Editorial: Christmas trees need a boost
No ag industry is under greater threat than Christmas tree growers. Fake trees have established a beach head in the marketplace, as more consumers are “going plastic” and buying Chinese-made artificial trees in a box. Or consumers are...
Editorial: USDA offers help to farmers victimized by trade wars
Assistance checks are not a replacement for stable export markets. We urge the administration to make good on its campaign promises.
Column: Farm bill will help farmers, ranchers weather economic storm
Column: Farm bill will help farmers, ranchers weather economic storm
Farmers are eager to get a final measure to the president’s desk before the Sept. 30 expiration of the current farm bill.
Editorial: WDFW flubs rescue of researcher
Editorial: WDFW flubs rescue of researcher
The Department of Natural Resources pushed back and prepared to dispatch an air crew that eventually executed a swift rescue.
Letter: What about the grizzly’s impact on Bigfoot?
The same area proposed for grizzly bear reintroduction is widely rumored and believed to be habitat of the Sasquatch (a.k.a. Bigfoot).
Column: President Trump stands by American farmers
Column: President Trump stands by American farmers
There is no question that farmers prefer free trade over government aid. What we are seeking is a level playing field.
Editorial: Avoiding Portland traffic at all costs
Editorial: Avoiding Portland traffic at all costs
The plan is to build an “intermodal facility” somewhere in the Willamette Valley south of Portland.

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Columns

Column: End the trade war, now
We understand and support the administration’s goal to forge new and fairer trade agreements, but those new agreements will only benefit...
Column: Wheat farmers are becoming long-term casualties of Trump’s trade wars
The Trump administration needs to stop alienating our top trading partners and restore certainty to the agricultural marketplace.
Column: Farm bill will help farmers, ranchers weather economic storm
Column: President Trump stands by American farmers

Editorials

Editorial: Lack of guestworker bill leaves farmers hanging
Apparently, Congress can afford to put off revamping the H-2A guestworker program. But farmers can’t.
Editorial: Christmas trees need a boost
No ag industry is under greater threat than Christmas tree growers. Fake trees have established a beach head in the marketplace, as more consumers...
Editorial: USDA offers help to farmers victimized by trade wars
Editorial: Avoiding Portland traffic at all costs

Letters

Letter: What about the grizzly’s impact on Bigfoot?
The same area proposed for grizzly bear reintroduction is widely rumored and believed to be habitat of the Sasquatch (a.k.a. Bigfoot).