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Recount likely on Oregon GMO labeling measure
With a margin of less than 1,500 votes, it appears an automatic recount is likely in the campaign over Measure 92, a ballot initiative that would require labeling of many genetically modified foods sold in grocery stores. "No" votes still lead "yes"...

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Two farms ask court to end Oregon county’s GMO crop ban
Jackson County voters approved the ban in May. The lawsuit claims the GMO ban conflicts with state law and will require farmers to destroy crops they have already planted and grown for sale.
Oregon’s the secret for Swedish Gin
Many craft distillers had tried aging gin in oak barrels and old whiskey casks, but juniper barrels give a distinctive bite.
Baker County ranchers sign  sage grouse pact
Baker County ranchers sign sage grouse pact
The Baker County ranch is the first, and maybe the last, to sign an individual sage grouse agreement with the federal wildlife agency.
Wolves split from pack, form new pair in Eagle Cap Wilderness
Wolves split from pack, form new pair in Eagle Cap Wilderness
The wolves have paired up in the Eagle Cap Wilderness of Eastern Oregon.
Asia, South America key for PNW soft white wheat exports
Asia, South America key for PNW soft white wheat exports
Growth in Pacific Northwest wheat export markets will come with patience, an analyst tells producers at annual convention.
Klamath pact supporters press bill’s passage
A bill that would ratify dam removal and conservation funding along the Klamath River is running out of time for passage in Congress.
Critics rebuke GMO report
An Oregon GMO task force report received some mild rebukes from biotech critics recently.
Sage-grouse work earns Harney County Soil and Water Conservation District award
Sage-grouse work earns Harney County Soil and Water Conservation District award
The Southeast Oregon district worked with ranchers to improve sage-grouse habitat in exchange for protection from additional regulations and restrictions.
Walden urges regional forester to heed local concerns
Walden urges regional forester to heed local concerns
In a letter sent Nov. 7 to Regional Forester Jim Pena, Rep.Greg Walden urged the Forest Service to heed concerns raised by Eastern Oregon communities.
Portland showing of “Dryland” set Saturday
The documentary traces a pair of young farmers as they come of age and hang on in Eastern Washington's wheat country.