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Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
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Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
An onion field trial at Oregon State University's Malheur County experiment station is trying to help growers find the optimum mix of insecticides to control onion thrips.

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Co-op’s huge riverside terminal handles wheat harvest
Co-op’s huge riverside terminal handles wheat harvest
The McNary terminal, located just above McNary Dam in the Port of Umatilla, allows the co-op to blend different varieties of wheat into one package for customers, and load the product onto barges.
Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Grass seed harvest means jobs for youths, who learn about agriculture and much more, they say.
E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
Oregon State University field trials have shown that camelina can be grown at a small profit in Eastern Oregon, with no irrigation water.
Winemaker sues, claiming herbicide from neighbor destroyed crop
According to the lawsuit, the Oregon Department of Agriculture investigated and found that herbicide drift had occurred.
Oregon Board of Forestry punts on no-logging buffers
The Oregon Board of Foresry will wait to decide whether to expand no-logging buffers around streams.
Bulb onion prices have risen rapidly since winter
Bulb onion prices have risen rapidly since winter
After falling to break-even levels this winter, onion prices have increased sharply.
Oregon county approves tax break for International Paper mill
The commissioners said they supported the tax break because of the size of International Paper’s investment, because the break won’t reduce the amount of property taxes the company currently pays, and because the company pays employees, on...
Governor declares drought in 3 more Oregon counties
Gov.Kate Brown says this year’s extreme drought reflects a new reality for Oregon and dealing with it is part of the “continuing challenges of climate change.”
Ranch transformed from cult compound to Christian camp
Ranch transformed from cult compound to Christian camp
Young Life’s Washington Family Ranch in Antelope, Ore., is now a 64,000-acre Christian youth camp with a manmade lake, Olympic-size pool, three zip lines, go-kart track and an 88,000-square-foot sports center. Every week, about 1,100 new campers...
Molly Jo DelCurto serves as Oregon’s Beef Ambassador
Molly Jo DelCurto serves as Oregon’s Beef Ambassador
A Linn-Benton Community College student is Oregon's Beef Ambassador.