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Perennial grain offers westside farmers options
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Perennial grain offers westside farmers options
Breeding project aims to fuse rotational, forage and grain production goals.

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Diversified farmer faces variety of challenges
Diversified farmer faces variety of challenges
Don Mantie retired from Farm Credit Service in 2007, where he worked more than 30 years.
Father, sons mesh their talents on farm
Father, sons mesh their talents on farm
Row-cropping takes more equipment than less diversified operations but the farm’s location in the Willamette Valley near Silverton, Ore., makes it worthwhile.
Instagram helps drive farm’s sales
Instagram helps drive farm’s sales
During its first two years, the Black Locust Farm has relied heavily on social media, specifically Instagram, for marketing.
OSU looks to Ecampus to train future agronomists
OSU looks to Ecampus to train future agronomists
Students from around the world are taking online agriculture classes.
Oregon grower sees opportunity in hemp
Oregon grower sees opportunity in hemp
The demand for hemp is rising but U.S. growers are still scarce. Jerry Norton is among those who hope to change that.
Network aims to link plant breeders, buyers
Network aims to link plant breeders, buyers
One of the ways the Culinary Breeding Network has reached out to the public is through its annual Variety Showcase.
Seeding pastures for profit and pollinators
Seeding pastures for profit and pollinators
The Oregon Forage and Grassland Council was founded seven years ago to promote the usage of improved forages and increase the productivity and profitability of Oregon’s grasslands.
Sweet potatoes get a trial run in SE Oregon
Sweet potatoes get a trial run in SE Oregon
Tanzanian-born professor’s demonstration convinces one farmer to plant a new crop.
Rice growers awash in import problems
Rice growers awash in import problems
Charley Mathews Jr. says rice farmers try to do everything they can to improve efficiencies, lower costs and increase production without sacrificing quality.

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Perennial grain offers westside farmers options
Breeding project aims to fuse rotational, forage and grain production goals.
Cover crops improve soil health
Don Wirth spends most of his time trying to get the message across how cover crops can boost soil health and yields.
Sweet potatoes run in grower’s family
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