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Platforms offer insight into key ag issues
Platforms offer insight into key ag issues
The platforms of the two major parties provide comparison of priorities.

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The rest of the story of a county’s threat to farmland
The rest of the story of a county’s threat to farmland
The Soil and Water Conservation District’s concern is first and foremost one about what’s missing: transparency and public accountability.
State of Oregon owes counties
State of Oregon owes counties
The state of Oregon needs to live up to its part of the deal and manage Oregon Forest Trust Lands to produce more revenue for the counties.
Verner backed for public lands commissioner
Mary Verner is the only candidate for commissioner of public lands with executive branch experience.
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017
It’s time for Congress to pass the most efficient and effective solution to climate change — a steadily-rising, revenue-neutral fee on carbon.
Onion growers face another food safety law challenge
Forcing onion producers to replace their wooden crates with plastic containers wouldn't make onions safer, but would put farmers out of business.
How to achieve profitable milk prices
U.S. dairy farmer profitability can be achieved if dairy farmer co-op owners demand that co-op management implement four instructions.
What a federal GMO labeling law does
What a federal GMO labeling law does
The GMO label legislation in Congress should pass, just to keep states from creating a collection of conflicting laws.

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Opening new markets for American agriculture
The TPP is a 21st century trade agreement that helps to level the playing field for American businesses while ensuring the highest labor and...
The rest of the story of a county’s threat to farmland
The Soil and Water Conservation District’s concern is first and foremost one about what’s missing: transparency and public...
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017
How to achieve profitable milk prices

Editorials

Platforms offer insight into key ag issues
The platforms of the two major parties provide comparison of priorities.
Proposed organic livestock rules must be rewritten
The USDA's proposed rule for raising organic livestock and poultry opens farms to disease, state directors of agriculture say.
Incoming Portland mayor offers hope for rural Oregon
State of Oregon owes counties
Onion growers face another food safety law challenge

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Verner backed for public lands commissioner
Mary Verner is the only candidate for commissioner of public lands with executive branch experience.