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Governor declares drought in 8 Oregon counties
Gov. Kate Brown has taken steps to get aid to counties hit by drought.

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Report calls for investment in ‘Ag of the Middle’
Report calls for investment in ‘Ag of the Middle’
A study by Ecotrust, a Portland non-profit, says a more cohesive regional food system will support middle-size producers.
Judge questions whether ‘right to farm’ covers GMOs
Oregon farmers contesting a county's ban on GMOs were in court Wednesday to argue that the ordinance is prohibited by the state's "right to farm" law.
Blackleg continues to spread in Willamette Valley
Blackleg continues to spread in Willamette Valley
An Oregon State University scientist is finding the disease in a “patchwork” pattern in Oregon's Willamette Valley.
Rule proposed to head off ‘blackleg epidemic’
The newly proposed rule would require that growers also apply to the department for an inspection and cover a portion of the program’s cost at a rate of $6.50 an acre. Each acre would need to be inspected twice, once early in the growing season...
Marion County voters back Extension and 4-H tax measure
Supporting the Extension service and 4-H will cost Marion County property owners about 5 cents per $1,000 of assessed value.
GMO ban fails in Oregon’s Benton County
Voters reject a proposed ban on GMOs in Oregon's Benton County.
New Oregon law opens financial doors
New Oregon law opens financial doors
An Oregon law that went into effect this year allows Oregon-based businesses to raise up to $250,000 from state residents.
Oregon high school equestrian championship rescheduled
Equine herpes is a common virus in horses that usually lies dormant. Factors such as stress can cause it to attack a horse's nervous system.
Big rig carrying sour cream overturns on Oregon highway
The truck loaded with sour cream overturned when trying to negotiate a curve in the road, officials say.
Legislative roundup: How ag bills have fared this session
A summary of recent developments in the Oregon legislature.