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Fear of contamination drives petition
Seed grower worries about GMO contamination.

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Southern Oregon farmers divided on GMO bas
Farmers have different opinions when it comes to proposed ban on GMOs.
Ag Fest this weekend at state fairgrounds
The annual Oregon Ag Fest happens this weekend at the state farigrounds in Salem.
Blueberry growers go extra mile for South Korea customers
Blueberry growers go extra mile for South Korea customers
Shipments of fresh blueberries to South Korea are subject to high hurdles, but some Oregon growers and packers see it as an investment in the future.
Ag economist helps farmers find their niche
Ag economist helps farmers find their niche
Oregon State University agricultural economist Larry Lev
Southern Oregon ranchers kill 500-pound black bear
The state kill permit was issued after it was determined that a yearling heifer had been killed by a bear. Two days later, on April 4, Marie Leehmann was checking the cows when a bear ran out of the herd. Her son, Ryon, shot the bear within a...
Lawsuit seeks to block sale of Oregon forest lands
The lawsuit filed in Lane County Circuit Court in Eugene, Ore., contends a 1957 law prohibits the state from selling any portion of the Elliott that previously was part of a national forest.
Mass honey bee die-off at Sherwood
Dead bees were found Sunday scattered along on Highway 99 at Sunset Boulevard near Sherwood, Ore. State Insect Pest Prevention and Management specialist Pat Mitchell says there are many theories but the state won’t know what happened until samples...
Thrips found on volunteer onions
Thrips have been found on volunteer onions in fields in Eastern Oregon and Southwestern Idaho. Researchers are advising growers to control the volunteer onions before this year's onion crop begins to emerge.
Public questions EOTEC project
Public meetings this week provided an opportunity for Umatilla County residents to get a better picture of what the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center will look like.
Crater Lake’s annual snowfall gradually declining
Crater Lake National Park averaged 460 inches of snow each year between 2000 and 2013 — much less than what the park got in the 1930s and 1940s, when the annual average was more than 600 inches.