Opinion Home  »  Opinion

Christmas tree checkoff saga continues
Christmas tree checkoff saga continues
The Christmas tree checkoff continues to be delayed.

Featured Stories

Young American farmers brim with optimism
Young American farmers brim with optimism
The next generation of farmers believes it can overcome the cost and complexity of agriculture to succeed.
Book tells story of a special wolf
Romeo the wolf brought the Juneau, Alaska, townsfolk together to enjoy the antics between their dogs and their visitor.
Uphold everyone’s rights
Counties and states should be able to set aside acreage as GM-free zones.
More wolf study needed, not less
More wolf study needed, not less
Ranchers and wildlife managers need more information, not less, when it comes to dealing with wolves.
Bannock County must uphold private property rights
Commissioners in Bannock County, Idaho, must uphold the private property rights of farmers and ranchers.
EPA to farmers: ‘Trust us’
EPA to farmers: ‘Trust us’
The Environmental Portection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers need to revisit their proposed "waters of the United States" rule in order to start rebuilding trust among farmers and ranchers.
County’s GMO ban faces key legal test
Two Oregon farmers are citing the states right-to-farm law in their attempt to strike down Jackson County's ban of cultivation of genetically modified crops.
Schools should serve whole milk
Schools should serve whole milk
Whole milk is the best choice for children and all other consumers. Here's why.
Cranberry farmers face hard times
Cranberries are an "American Superfruit" but prices aren't super.

Columns

Rural residents benefit from Affordable Care Act
Tthanks to the Affordable Care Act, families in Oregon can choose from a variety of affordable insurance plans and many will qualify for financial...
Young American farmers brim with optimism
The next generation of farmers believes it can overcome the cost and complexity of agriculture to succeed.
Schools should serve whole milk

Editorials

Christmas tree checkoff saga continues
The Christmas tree checkoff continues to be delayed.
Battle over labeling moves to Washington, D.C.
As supporters of an Oregon ballot measure that would have required foods containing GMOs be labeled concede defeat, Congress advances legislation...
More wolf study needed, not less
Bannock County must uphold private property rights
EPA to farmers: ‘Trust us’

Letters

Farm Bureau needs to unite farmers
Farm Bureau needs to become less reactionary, writer says.
Book tells story of a special wolf
Romeo the wolf brought the Juneau, Alaska, townsfolk together to enjoy the antics between their dogs and their visitor.
Uphold everyone’s rights
Cranberry farmers face hard times