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‘Food system’ works just fine, thank you
‘Food system’ works just fine, thank you
No matter what this food system forum advocates, the real food system, which includes farmers, ranchers, processors, distributors and retailers, will continue to feed Washington’s 7.1 million people.

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Record snows devastate onion industry
Record snows devastate onion industry
A little bit of math can show why the buildings collapsed.
Congress must act to fix immigration laws
Only Congress can change the law. And it’s time it did.
Release Dwight and Steven Hammond
Pardons and commutations were dished out to drug dealers and terrorists, but none seem to be forthcoming for Dwight and Steven Hammond.
Studies cast doubt on GMO food
Studies cast doubt on GMO food
Had GMOs appeared commercially in earlier decades when the dangers of DDT were exposed GMOs would have suffered the same fate.
Checkoff debate exposes organic split
Checkoff debate exposes organic split
Until all organic producers are on the same page, trying to have a checkoff is pointless.
Don’t gut Oregon’s ‘Right to Farm’ law
Don’t gut Oregon’s ‘Right to Farm’ law
The practices of farmers, ranchers and forest managers must continue to be protected by the Oregon Legislature.
Washington needs to follow law on elk
Why can’t the Department of Fish and Wildlife abide by state law, which states DFW shall in no way allow their elk “to infringe on the right of a private property owner to control the owners private property?”
Time for the people to take back power over Calif. water
Time for the people to take back power over Calif. water
A state Initiative would establish in the California Constitution that the highest priorities of beneficial water use are: first, domestic use, and second, irrigation use.

Marketplace

Columns

Managing Oregon’s water resources: Where do we go from here?
The OGWA would encourage Oregon’s water management to focus on long-term sustainability, considering all water uses and users equally.
Studies cast doubt on GMO food
Had GMOs appeared commercially in earlier decades when the dangers of DDT were exposed GMOs would have suffered the same fate.
Time for the people to take back power over Calif. water

Editorials

‘Food system’ works just fine, thank you
No matter what this food system forum advocates, the real food system, which includes farmers, ranchers, processors, distributors and retailers, will...
Record snows devastate onion industry
A little bit of math can show why the buildings collapsed.
Don’t gut Oregon’s ‘Right to Farm’ law

Letters

Provide more balance in Trump coverage
So far, what Trump has presented agriculture with is anything but positive.
Release Dwight and Steven Hammond
Pardons and commutations were dished out to drug dealers and terrorists, but none seem to be forthcoming for Dwight and Steven Hammond.
Washington needs to follow law on elk