Proponents of labeling for genetically modified crops have been given the green light to begin gathering signatures to get a proposed initiative onto the general election ballot in November 2014.
Oregon wineries have their own rules for hosting events like weddings, which other farms aren't allo
Food trends favor Oregon products, state trade policiy director says.
The state feeds elk in an effort to prevent them from eating hay and alfalfa meant for livestock in
The Wheat Foods Council is defending the health characteristics of enriched grains. The council says enriched grains are responsible for lowering neural tube birth defects and a primary source of folic acid. Council president Judi Adams says enriched...
The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that weddings and corporate events aren't permissible on farmland, but smaller-scale events that feature agricultural education, like birthdays, are allowable. Structures used solely for promotions, even temporary...
Many Christmas trees get a layer of ice to help them make it through long trips to faraway destinations.
A voluntary pesticide stewardship program is reducing detection in Oregon watersheds. Its coordinators made a presentation to the Oregon Board of Agriculture.
Report says Oregon's "agri-cluster" accounts for 15 percent of the state's economic activity.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and a representative of the Obama administration have signed a tentative agreement on the use of surface water for irrigation in the Upper Klamath Basin.
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William "Bill" Keene, Oregon's top food safety sleuth, died Sunday at age 56. He was a pioneer in tracking down the causes of food poisoning.
A task force on Upper Klamath Lake water will meet today with Gov. John Kitzhaber and U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley to talk about its progress.
Oregon Cherry Growers Inc., a farmers' cooperative, is looking to diversify into new value-added products beyond maraschino cherries.