Wyden: Obama administration well aware of local opposition to national monument
Wyden: Obama administration well aware of local opposition to national monument
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., told Malheur County residents July 21 he has made it clear to President Barack Obama that there is strong local opposition to a proposed national monument in that county.

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WDFW: Bald eagles soar, can come off state list
WDFW: Bald eagles soar, can come off state list
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that bald eagles are soaring and no longer need to be on the state-protected list.
Proposed organic rule fuels disease concerns
Poultry and pork producers say a proposed rule increasing outdoor access for animals in organic operations raises serious health risks to animals and the public.
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Weather conditions have USDA Agricultural Research Service research plant molecular geneticist Camille Steber concerned about falling number potential across the Pacific Northwest.
Tax breaks for mint processors, tractor buyers under scrutiny
Tax breaks for mint processors, tractor buyers under scrutiny
Washington Lawmakers should end a tax break that benefits the mint oil industry and review one that lowers the cost of farm equipment, according to legislative auditors.
Busch touts SmartBarley program
Busch touts SmartBarley program
Idaho barley growers are participating in a worldwide program that allows them to compare their production practices with other growers to assess opportunities for improvement.
Washington slaughterhouse recalls hogs
Washington slaughterhouse recalls hogs
A Western Washington slaughterhouse has again recalled whole hogs because of salmonella.
Portland daily grain report
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Utah militia leader vows to ‘strike back’ in video
William Keebler, 57, is accused of scouting a mosque, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management office and U.S. military facilities as possible targets before choosing the rural Arizona cabin.
Backyard poultry to blame for 14 Montana salmonella cases
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study says the cases are part of eight outbreaks that have infected 611 people in 45 states.
Central Idaho wildfire grows to 2 square miles
About 300 firefighters supported by five helicopters are fighting the fire that is 20 percent contained.

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Wyden: Obama administration well aware of local opposition to national monument
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., told Malheur County residents July 21 he has made it clear to President Barack Obama that there is strong local opposition to...
Extra-large steer named Buford stars at auction
Buford is not your average steer. Weighing in at 2,175 pounds, he brought 83 cents per pound at Cowart’s Lebanon Auction Yard on July 21.
WDFW: Bald eagles soar, can come off state list
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Tax breaks for mint processors, tractor buyers under scrutiny

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Potato researcher warns of new disease threat
Some growers in Idaho are concerned about a bacterial disease of potatoes long found in Europe, called dickeya, that is now spreading throughout the...
Rain, temperatures increase falling number concerns
Weather conditions have USDA Agricultural Research Service research plant molecular geneticist Camille Steber concerned about falling number...
Busch touts SmartBarley program
Washington slaughterhouse recalls hogs
Portland daily grain report

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Extra-large steer named Buford stars at auction
Buford is not your average steer. Weighing in at 2,175 pounds, he brought 83 cents per pound at Cowart’s Lebanon Auction Yard on July 21.
Potato researcher warns of new disease threat
Some growers in Idaho are concerned about a bacterial disease of potatoes long found in Europe, called dickeya, that is now spreading throughout the...
Computer scientist develops smart app for growers
Proposed organic rule fuels disease concerns
Backyard poultry to blame for 14 Montana salmonella cases

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Incoming Portland mayor offers hope for rural Oregon
Portland Mayor-elect Ted Wheeler says all the right things about bridging Oregon's urban-rural divide, but ag interests have grown used to their...
The rest of the story of a county’s threat to farmland
The Soil and Water Conservation District’s concern is first and foremost one about what’s missing: transparency and public...
State of Oregon owes counties
Verner backed for public lands commissioner
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017

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