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Looming trade issue opens doors for Oregon hazelnuts
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Looming trade issue opens doors for Oregon hazelnuts
Report leads Chinese consul general to invite Oregon hazelnut representatives for meeting.

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Last call for Willamette Valley canola planting
Last call for Willamette Valley canola planting
Canola may be planted in Oregon’s Willamette Valley for the last time under a 500-acre legislative limit that expires next year. The legal territory for the crop remains uncharted in the region beyond 2019.
OWRD approves emergency rules for Klamath Basin
OWRD approves emergency rules for Klamath Basin
The Oregon Water Resources Commission has approved emergency temporary rules granting preferences to water rights for human consumption in Klamath County, as well as livestock watering in the Williamson River Basin.
Judge: Oregon farmer liable for Clean Water Act violation
Judge: Oregon farmer liable for Clean Water Act violation
A judge has found that Oregon farmer Bill Case should be held liable for violating the Clean Water Act without a jury trial.
ODFW shoots two more Pine Creek wolves
ODFW shoots two more Pine Creek wolves
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has shot two more wolves from the Pine Creek pack after another attack on livestock in Baker County.
New plan shrinks salvage logging on land charred by wildfire
Most of the forestland will either be left alone or tapped for removal of hazardous trees near roads, trails and recreation areas.
Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency
For years, desperate patients and parents have pushed for wider access to medical marijuana products.
Piping to save water in Tumalo Irrigation District
Piping to save water in Tumalo Irrigation District
The NRCS has released its draft environmental report for the Tumalo Irrigation District — Irrigation Modernization Project, which seeks to convert nearly 70 miles of open ditch to closed pipe.
Senators offer plan to legalize industrial hemp
Senators offer plan to legalize industrial hemp
Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have introduced a bill to legalize industrial hemp, with support from Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
Republicans criticize spill of dam water to help salmon
Critics also blame the giant dams for killing wild salmon, an iconic species in the Northwest.
Bankruptcies point to tougher organic potato market
Bankruptcies point to tougher organic potato market
The recent bankruptcies of two organic potato farms in the Klamath basin point to tough conditions in the niche market.

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