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Judge hears oral arguments in Klamath Tribes lawsuit
Judge hears oral arguments in Klamath Tribes lawsuit
Judge William Orrick heard oral arguments Friday in a case filed by the Klamath Tribes seeking greater protections for endangered sucker fish in Upper Klamath Lake, but did not issue a ruling.

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Christmas tree growers narrowly approve checkoff
Christmas tree growers narrowly approve checkoff
Though the Christmas tree checkoff was approved by a narrow margin of farmers, the USDA plans to hold another referendum next year.
Tractor operator dies fighting Oregon wildfire
Tractor operator dies fighting Oregon wildfire
Firefighters crept into the fields in water trucks and attempted to douse the leading edges of the fire from behind as it burned through acres of wheat.
Oregon farmers scramble to fight Substation Fire
Oregon farmers scramble to fight Substation Fire
The Substation fire continues to burn standing wheat and rangeland in north-central Oregon.
Gebbers testifies against tariffs on Northwest fruit
Gebbers testifies against tariffs on Northwest fruit
The largest sweet cherry producer in the world, Cass Gebbers of Brewster, Wash., is among five farmers testifying to a congressional subcommittee that tariffs are a huge hurt.
Owyhee irrigators conserve, hope for heavier winter
Owyhee irrigators conserve, hope for heavier winter
Conversions to drip, sprinkler modes after 2012 drought paying off now
Agricultural water scrutiny increases in Oregon
Agricultural water scrutiny increases in Oregon
Agricultural water quality is coming under increased scrutiny among regulators and environmentalists in Oregon, worrying farm advocates.
Two positions opening on Oregon Board of Agriculture
Two positions opening on Oregon Board of Agriculture
The Oregon Board of Agriculture has two positions opening up that must be filled by farmers and ranchers.
U.S. Wheat hires new technician for South America
U.S. Wheat hires new technician for South America
A new technician position in South America will help increase market demand for all U.S. wheat classes. Andres Saturno joined the team July 9.
As harvest gets underway, Northwest wheat crop looks ‘superb’
As harvest gets underway, Northwest wheat crop looks ‘superb’
Pacific Northwest wheat leaders says they are optimistic. Early reports indicate average yields or higher and slightly higher prices compared to last year.
Eastern Oregon wheat harvest off to fiery start
Eastern Oregon wheat harvest off to fiery start
Hot and dry weather is elevating the risk of field and grass fires for farmers heading into wheat harvest in Eastern Oregon.

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