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Column: New Oregon OSHA rule on heat safety debuts
Column: New Oregon OSHA rule on heat safety debuts
Farms and ranches with employees working in hot conditions will need a safety plan in place.

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Column: America needs a farm bill now
Column: America needs a farm bill now
The farm bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation that Congress deals with, affecting half of the land resources of the United States and all of the rural population.
Column: Why state needs to follow endangered species review mandate
Column: Why state needs to follow endangered species review mandate
A federal review revealed that at least seven of the species listed under the California Endangered Species Act may be eligible for reclassification or delisting.
Editorial: Feds must also protect Klamath farmers, ranchers
Editorial: Feds must also protect Klamath farmers, ranchers
If the fish are saved but the farmers and ranchers are not, the loss will be incalculable.
Editorial: Sea lions expose conflicts in environmental laws
Editorial: Sea lions expose conflicts in environmental laws
The Marine Mammal Protection Act forbids anyone, including wildlife managers, from “taking” a sea lion without a permit, even if endangered fish populations are at risk.
Column: Tools to help U.S. agriculture stay competitive
Column: Tools to help U.S. agriculture stay competitive
Whether through incentives such as the R&D credit or improvements within new legislation, it is clear that one way to create success in the agriculture industry is through concerted research & development efforts.
Editorial: Bizarre grizzly plans should be shelved — forever
Editorial: Bizarre grizzly plans should be shelved — forever
Having wolves in Washington state is bad enough. Adding grizzly bears would only make it worse.
Editorial: Wetlands inventory a mixed proposition
Editorial: Wetlands inventory a mixed proposition
The Oregon Farm Bureau and others worry that once DSL determines a property is a wetlands it will remain so until its owner can prove otherwise. That’s an expensive proposition. But, so is getting a permit if work must be done.
Column: Grassroots involvement is a real game-changer
Column: Grassroots involvement is a real game-changer
When passion for your livelihood meets leadership training and preparation, there is no limit to what opportunities are available.
Letter: Policy center sought feedback on proposals
The panel at the recent Solutions Summit offered a diversity of views and proposals on the Farm Bill.

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Columns

Column: New Oregon OSHA rule on heat safety debuts
Farms and ranches with employees working in hot conditions will need a safety plan in place.
Column: America needs a farm bill now
The farm bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation that Congress deals with, affecting half of the land resources of the United States...
Column: Why state needs to follow endangered species review mandate
Column: Tools to help U.S. agriculture stay competitive
Column: Grassroots involvement is a real game-changer

Editorials

Editorial: Statewide officials, statewide perspective
What’s needed is politicians who look out for the interests of all Californians, all Oregonians and all Washingtonians.
Editorial: Sea lions expose conflicts in environmental laws
The Marine Mammal Protection Act forbids anyone, including wildlife managers, from “taking” a sea lion without a permit, even if...
Editorial: Bizarre grizzly plans should be shelved — forever

Letters

Letter: Organization wants to change dairy industry
NDPO’s co-op management policies will allow farmers to share in balancing the milk supply with profitable demand.
Letter: Policy center sought feedback on proposals
The panel at the recent Solutions Summit offered a diversity of views and proposals on the Farm Bill.