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Expo examines precision farming tools
Expo examines precision farming tools
The possibility of using drones in conjunction with satellites to monitor crop health will be discussed during the upcoming Precision Farmig Expo in Salem, Ore.

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Lawmakers consider new lime fee
A new 5 cent fee on lime is proposed under a bill being considered by Oregon lawmakers.
Lawsuit claims malfunction killed 100,000 chickens
A lawsuit filed by an Oregon egg producer claims that an electrical malfunction halted ventilation at one of its facilities, thereby killing 100,000 chickens. The company is seeking $500,000 from the installer of a control system equipment that failed to...
Fire destroys Boardman barn
A sow and litter of pigs were killed in a barn fire Monday.
This spud’s for you: Umatilla County donates 33 tons of potatoes to food bank
This spud’s for you: Umatilla County donates 33 tons of potatoes to food bank
State Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, sponsored the donation of 33 tons of potatoes to the Governor's Food Drive.
Organic farmers step up to save Malin Potato co-op
As the co-op's board was considering its demise, a group of organic potato farmers stepped up saying they wanted a state-of-the-art packing facility.
Expert: Dairy farmers should be ready to counter criticism
Expert: Dairy farmers should be ready to counter criticism
Communications professor Robert Gass recently gave dairymen some pointers on countering criticisms of milk production.
Juniper funding garners bipartisan support
Juniper funding garners bipartisan support
Legislation that would devote more than $1 million to harvesting and processing juniper has garnered bipartisan support from Oregon lawmakers.
Experts say Oregon’s wine industry is poised for continued growth
Experts say Oregon’s wine industry is poised for continued growth
Oregon's wine industry appears to be in good shape for continued growth, experts say.
Farmers raise concerns about thefts, traffic safety
In Oregon, Marion County farmers and sheriff's deputies are working to thwart rural crime.
Marion County extension ballot measure gains support
Marion County extension ballot measure gains support
Proponents seek volunteers and donations as the May election on the extension service district proposal approaches.