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Oregon cider business bill progresses
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Oregon cider business bill progresses
A bill easing land use restrictions for Oregon cider businesses is making progress in the legislature with little opposition.

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Controversial bills meet their end in legislature
Controversial bills meet their end in legislature
Multiple controversial bills related to Oregon agriculture have recently met their end, at least for the 2017 legislative session.
Oregon State University displays new logo
Oregon State University displays new logo
The logo is intended to represent the breadth of OSU’s ground-level ag, forestry and natural resource work across the state.
Conflict brewing between oyster farm, Tillamook dairies
Conflict brewing between oyster farm, Tillamook dairies
A lawsuit filed by an oyster farm over allegations of insufficient dairy waste regulation iin Oregon's Tillamook Bay has been dismissed, but it's likely to be soon refiled.
ODFW Commission hears wolf plan testimony
ODFW Commission hears wolf plan testimony
The meeting was dominated by input on the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan’s five-year review.
In ‘minor miracle,’ most cull onions in Idaho, Oregon disposed of
In ‘minor miracle,’ most cull onions in Idaho, Oregon disposed of
Most of the 100 million pounds of onions ruined in Idaho and Eastern Oregon this winter have been properly disposed of. Both states extended their normal deadline for cull onion disposal from March 15 to April 15 because of the logistical magnitude of...
Oregon drops several defenses in $1.4 billion timber lawsuit
Oregon drops several defenses in $1.4 billion timber lawsuit
Oregon’s government has agreed to drop several defenses against a class action lawsuit brought by counties that seeks $1.4 billion for insufficient logging of state forests.
Federal court kills wind project near Steens Mountain over sage grouse
A federal court has killed a large wind energy project in southeast Oregon after an appeals court found last year that the BLM had not properly assessed the winter population of greater sage grouse at the proposed facility near Steens Mountain
Portland students get first-hand look at possible wolf depredation
Portland students get first-hand look at possible wolf depredation
Two teens from the Sunnyside Environmental School witness field biologist investigate cow, calf killed in Wallowa County.
Review of Oregon’s wolf management plan begins
Review of Oregon’s wolf management plan begins
A public hearing April 21 in Klamath Falls begins what is certain to be a contentious rehash of wolves’ impact on livestock and wild prey.
Tribes’ water call concerns Upper Klamath Basin farmers, ranchers
Rancher Becky Hyde says the call is potentially devastating for irrigators.

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