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Court upholds FDA’s animal antiobiotic plan
A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration doesn't have to begin the process of withdrawing antibiotics from subtherapeutic use in animal agriculture.

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Agencies offer landowners bark beetle assistance
Agencies offer landowners bark beetle assistance
A bark beetle first discovered in Washington State, the California fivespined ips, is impacting mature trees in the Columbia River Gorge area. Various agencies are teaming up to offer landowners education and assistance to combat the unusual outbreak.
Oregon nursery offers yoga classes for farmworkers
Nine employees showed up for the yoga class on a recent Wednesday, both men and women.
Swine virus boosts pork prices, spurs precautions
Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) is not a food hazard and it can’t infect people. But hog farmers and consumers have felt its impact. Pork costs are hitting record highs. One Indiana county fair canceled its swine show. Indiana State Fair...
‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
Zenger Farm of Portland begins construction of Urban Grange.
Taylor Ranch launches into Space Age, sort of
Taylor Ranch launches into Space Age, sort of
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life on the ranch.
Iconic breeder writes the book on club wheat
Iconic breeder writes the book on club wheat
Retired USDA Agricultural Research Service wheat breeder Bob Allan recently self-published a book devoted to club wheat, a key sub-class of soft white wheat.
Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
OR-7's pups are out and about, and appear healthy.
Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
The Colorado River basin supplies water to about 40 million people and 4 million acres of farmland in seven states — California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming — as well as to people and farms in part of Mexico.
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davisco's CEO saysthe sale of the dairy processors' assets to Canadian Agropur was a business move to continue to grow operations and offer more opportunity to their employees.
Drought starting to kill salmon in Klamath Basin
The Salmon is a tributary of the Klamath River, and home to one of the last remnants of spring chinook salmon in the Klamath Basin, which return from the ocean in spring and stay in the river until October, when they spawn and die. A tributary of the...

Livestock

Court upholds FDA’s animal antiobiotic plan
July cattle inventory lowest on record
Swine virus boosts pork prices, spurs precautions
Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst

Dairy

Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Technology turns manure into clean water
Canadian co-op buys Davisco Foods
Cheese remains above $2; butter in stratosphere
Margin protection program workshops planned

Energy

Idaho soy, canola demanded for crushing plant
New Idaho hydro generation unit delayed

FFA

Livestock camps prepare kids for fair time

Horses

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues
Santa Clara County sees spike in West Nile cases
BLM: Budget constraints limits horse, burro removals
Bill seeks to allow states to manage wild horses

Nursery

Nursery association sells its retail show to an events company
Oregon nursery offers yoga classes for farmworkers

Orchards, Nuts & Vines

‘Gut-wrenching’ losses in wildfire
California firm issues nationwide fruit recall
DeVaney heads new tree fruit association
Olive oil business takes root in Oregon
Promotion aims to boost confidence in Calf. cantaloupes

Organic

‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
‘Organic’ disappears from some menus
S. Korea organic pact reopens doors

Outdoors

Research Center

Iconic breeder writes the book on club wheat
Aphids on rise in Eastern Washington
Research tackles colony collapse
Changes approved at USDA Prosser unit
East Idaho growers see potential in peas

Rural Life

Winegrower steps onto global stage
‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
Taylor Ranch launches into Space Age, sort of
Summer camp teaches city kids about farming
JUMP facility will house 52 antique tractors

Timber

Agencies offer landowners bark beetle assistance
Judge lifts order against log exporter
Dramatic fire badly damages plywood mill
Oregon timber harvest tops 4 billion board feet
Agencies, landowners work together

Water

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
Drought starting to kill salmon in Klamath Basin
Lake Lowell water rapidly declining
Poll finds Californians back smaller water bond
California’s salmon, steelhead get help