Conference encourages women to take the lead
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Conference encourages women to take the lead
There is plenty of opportunity for women in agriculture, but women need to make sure their voices are heard and help other women join the conversation and leadership ranks.

Featured Stories

ESA reform makes headway on Capitol Hill
ESA reform makes headway on Capitol Hill
In addition to modernizing the Endangered Species Act, momentum is picking up in Washington, D.C., to reform the Antiquities Act and amend sage grouse management plans.
New Oregon instream water rights worry irrigators
New Oregon instream water rights worry irrigators
New instream water rights sought by Oregon regulators are worrisome for irrigators.
Water rights legal theory unnerves irrigators
Water rights legal theory unnerves irrigators
A controversial legal theory involving Oregon’s instream water rights is making irrigators nervous.
Idaho livestock owners eligible for cattle inspection fee refund
Idaho livestock owners eligible for cattle inspection fee refund
Because of a paperwork error, Idaho livestock owners were overcharged $100,000 in cattle brand inspection fees between July 1 and Oct. 1 and are eligible for a 25-cent-a-head refund.
Miller ending term as Washington Grain Commission chairman
Miller ending term as Washington Grain Commission chairman
Mike Miller says Pacific Northwest farmers are fortunate to have such high demand overseas for their soft white wheat.
Eagle departing state grain commission
Eagle departing state grain commission
Almira farmer Mike Eagle isn’t seeking a new term on the Washington Grain Commission.
Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent
A new study says severe thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger and more frequent in a warmer world
Trump trade policies spawn uncertainty for U.S. beef exports
Trump trade policies spawn uncertainty for U.S. beef exports
Pulling out of TPP, renegotiating NAFTA and threats to trade with South Korea weigh on ranchers.
Dunes City divided over marijuana
Residents of the Lane County town will vote next November on whether to embrace or outlaw marijuana.
Wolf poached in Wallowa County, OSP seeks help finding shooter
Police said the animal likely was shot Nov. 12 or 13.

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State

New Oregon instream water rights worry irrigators
New instream water rights sought by Oregon regulators are worrisome for irrigators.
Water rights legal theory unnerves irrigators
A controversial legal theory involving Oregon’s instream water rights is making irrigators nervous.
Idaho livestock owners eligible for cattle inspection fee refund
Miller ending term as Washington Grain Commission chairman
Eagle departing state grain commission

Nation/World

H-2A minimum wage likely to increase
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released data for the basis of increasing the minimum wage for H-2A workers by 5.53...
ESA reform makes headway on Capitol Hill
In addition to modernizing the Endangered Species Act, momentum is picking up in Washington, D.C., to reform the Antiquities Act and amend sage...
Miller ending term as Washington Grain Commission chairman
Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent
Dunes City divided over marijuana

Ag Sectors

Conference encourages women to take the lead
There is plenty of opportunity for women in agriculture, but women need to make sure their voices are heard and help other women join the...
H-2A minimum wage likely to increase
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released data for the basis of increasing the minimum wage for H-2A workers by 5.53...
ESA reform makes headway on Capitol Hill
New Oregon instream water rights worry irrigators
Water rights legal theory unnerves irrigators

Opinion

LETTER: Wolf shooting should be further investigated
The hunter’s claim of self defense goes against all science regarding wolf behavior in North America.
Feds turn flood insurance into a tool for land grabs in Oregon
What NMFS has done is unilaterally transform the very essence of the flood insurance program — from an insurance provider for one type of...
Time for turkey trivia
No protection needed for wolves
Farmers must take their message to the public

Special Sections

Willamette Valley Ag Expo: 17 years of growth
Some 180 exhibitors — up from 168 last year — will offer their services, wares and equipment when the Expo opens its doors on Tuesday,...
All about this year’s Willamette Valley Ag Expo
The who, what, when, where of this year’s Expo.
Board members keep Ag Expo running smoothly
Dine Around Oregon will be biggest, best yet
Who’s who at the Willamette Valley Ag Expo