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Oregon adds century, sesquicentennial farms and ranches
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Oregon adds century, sesquicentennial farms and ranches
Oregon farms that have been in continuous family operation for 100 or 150 years will be honored at the state fair in August.

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S. Oregon pear growers take steps to keep fruit cool
Sunblock made from micronized calcium carbonate doesn’t work for all varieties, but it can minimize sunburn and heat stress for two of Jackson County’s mainstay commercial crops, Red Anjous and Comice.
Two solar farms proposed in Central Oregon
The proposed solar facilities would cover about 70 acres zoned for farming and produce a combined 20 megawatts of electricity a year, enough to power 3,000 homes annually.
OSU poised to expand research, extension
$14 million included in a higher education bill would allow Oregon State University to hire new research and extension employees, reversing a years-long reduction in manpower. The Oregon Senate still must pass the full funding package.
Burns Airport adds fuel truck to aid firefighting flights
Burns Airport adds fuel truck to aid firefighting flights
With fire season coming on hot and fast, a Southeast Oregon community bolsters its defenses.
Forestry officials, woodland owners prepare for fire season
Forestry officials, woodland owners prepare for fire season
Wildfires were on the minds of forest land owners during a recent Oregon meeting.
Study highlights investments in Columbia River ports
Study highlights investments in Columbia River ports
Businesses using the Columbia River have invested hundreds of millions of dollars since a 2010 project to deepen the 110-mile lower navigation channel from 40 feet to 43 feet, according to a study by the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association and the...
Small Oregon town’s state-ordered water restriction ends
Westfir, Ore., has a water right that should provide enough water for uses that had been prevented.
Capital Press print edition delayed by computer glitch
Computer difficulties have delayed printing of the Capital Press.
Hydropower challenge could impact irrigators
Hydropower challenge could impact irrigators
Irrigators could be affected by the latest legal challege against the Northwest's hydropower system.
Compromise canola bill foreshadows controversy
Compromise canola bill foreshadows controversy
Debate over a recent Oregon canola bill likely foreshadows future controversies.