Brown, Pierce clash on rural issues
Brown, Pierce clash on rural issues
Gov. Kate Brown and Republican challenger Bud Pierce sparred Saturday in their first debate.

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U.S. milk output up in August after July price jump
U.S. milk output up in August after July price jump
U.S. dairy producers continue to increase milk production, which was up nearly 2 percent in August year over year.
Meetings to train crew bosses on preventing spread of psyllid
Meetings to train crew bosses on preventing spread of psyllid
California's Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual are hosting a series of meetings for crew bosses on how to teach employees to prevent the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid, which can carry the deadly tree disease...
Small grower opens chicken processing facility
Small grower opens chicken processing facility
Hawkins Sisters Ranch is the only Oregon Department of Agriculture processing facility in Eastern Oregon.
EU mulls change of tack on U.S. trade treaty
Big differences remain over the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, with work needed in all of the 30 chapters the pact will entail.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Rhode Island march backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants
They’re avoiding the places where they need the most support: predominantly white suburbs.
Bull trout lawsuit targets Payette National Forest roads
A lawsuit filed by WildEarth Guardians in Idaho seeks to force the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to complete an analysis that could result in restrictions on roads and motorized trails.
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell plant
Aspen Hills said its cookie dough product tested negative for listeria before it was shipped to Blue Bell and that the “positive listeria results were obtained by Blue Bell only after our product had been in their control for almost two...
Conservation groups sue over Oregon’s wolf delisting
Conservation groups sue over Oregon’s wolf delisting
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission removed the wolf from the endangered species list last year, saying the species had rebounded within significant portions of its range.
Judge threatens to hold Bundy lawyer in contempt of court
The judge told Bundy lawyer Marcus Mumford on Thursday that she will fine him $1,000 each time he raises the Finicum issue while questioning witnesses.

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State

Oregon’s bounty to be spotlighted at Capitol
Oregon's Bounty will raise awareness of agriculture and familiarize the public with the workings of the Capitol.
Greater Spokane leaders support ag priorities
The leaders of Greater Spokane Inc. say their priorities include building awareness and combatting regulation.
Oregon’s IR-4 Project leader ready to retire
Meetings to train crew bosses on preventing spread of psyllid
Small grower opens chicken processing facility

Nation/World

Greater Spokane leaders support ag priorities
The leaders of Greater Spokane Inc. say their priorities include building awareness and combatting regulation.
U.S. milk output up in August after July price jump
U.S. dairy producers continue to increase milk production, which was up nearly 2 percent in August year over year.
EU mulls change of tack on U.S. trade treaty
Portland daily grain report
Rhode Island march backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants

Ag Sectors

Oregon’s IR-4 Project leader ready to retire
To calculate the value of DeFrancesco’s work, one has to understand that the majority of the Oregon's agriculture involves specialty crop...
U.S. milk output up in August after July price jump
U.S. dairy producers continue to increase milk production, which was up nearly 2 percent in August year over year.
Meetings to train crew bosses on preventing spread of psyllid
Small grower opens chicken processing facility
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell plant

Opinion

The Monsanto-Bayer merger and ‘Big Ag’
The proposed sale of Monsanto to Bayer will get a thorough vetting.
Farmers get a chance to rate the Capital Press
Capital Press staffers ask some of our readers how we can do a better job.
Boards, commissions must represent all of Oregon
Monumental damage in Malheur County
Klamath dam removal vote a victory for citizens

Special Sections

Winemaker focuses on tradition, not trends
The lesson for the winemaker “is simply to focus on producing quality wines and not to chase trends,” Robbie Meyer of Murrieta's Well...
Chateau Ste. Michelle to celebrate 50 years
The property in Woodinville is where visitors can experience the wines, and this is where the white wines are produced. The red wines are produced in...
Vineyard brings new dimension to Pinot
Winery part of Idaho’s burgeoning industry
A computer career derailed by grapes