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Oregon farmer challenging order to confine hogs
An hog farmer is opposing the Oregon Department of Agriculture's order to build a swine confinement facility to correct water problems.

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Eastern Oregon dairy plans to expand
Greg te Velde has operated the dairy with 8,000 animals for more than a decade on land leased from Threemile Canyon.
Weed sighted in Oregon for first time
Weed sighted in Oregon for first time
Wallowa County is first Oregon site of invasion by welted thistle.
Oregon firefighters contain Scott Canyon blaze
Oregon firefighters contain Scott Canyon blaze
Firefighters expect to have the Scott Canyon Fire near Condon, Ore., contained by Monday evening.
Oregon House speaker supports efforts to help Malheur County economy
Oregon House speaker supports efforts to help Malheur County economy
After visiting Malheur County last month, Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek said she has a better understanding of the unique challenges this part of the state has in competing with Idaho, a state with a much lower minimum wage.
Stripe rust pressure ‘severe’ in Northwest wheat, expert says
Stripe rust pressure ‘severe’ in Northwest wheat, expert says
USDA researcher Xianming Chen says it's a severe year for stripe rust.
Wyden: Obama administration well aware of local opposition to national monument
Wyden: Obama administration well aware of local opposition to national monument
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., told Malheur County residents July 21 he has made it clear to President Barack Obama that there is strong local opposition to a proposed national monument in that county.
Extra-large steer named Buford stars at auction
Extra-large steer named Buford stars at auction
Buford is not your average steer. Weighing in at 2,175 pounds, he brought 83 cents per pound at Cowart’s Lebanon Auction Yard on July 21.
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Weather conditions have USDA Agricultural Research Service research plant molecular geneticist Camille Steber concerned about falling number potential across the Pacific Northwest.
United Grain Corporation to invest millions in old PGG facilities
United Grain Corporation to invest millions in old PGG facilities
United Grain Corporation has stepped in after acquiring PGG's grain assets, and pledged to invest $9 million in upgrading facilities.
‘Renaissance’ turns around fortunes of Oregon’s popular nut
‘Renaissance’ turns around fortunes of Oregon’s popular nut
Willamette Valley, Ore., growers have planted between 3,000 and 4,000 acres of hazelnuts a year since 2014, pushing the total acreage past 46,000.

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