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Washington doesn’t need more publicly owned land
Washington doesn’t need more publicly owned land
Rural Washington can be much more than a just a playground for Seattle metroplex.

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HB 2469 good for Oregon agriculture
Jackson and Josephine counties together make a logical boundary for a GMO restriction zone.
‘Food system’ works just fine, thank you
‘Food system’ works just fine, thank you
No matter what this food system forum advocates, the real food system, which includes farmers, ranchers, processors, distributors and retailers, will continue to feed Washington’s 7.1 million people.
Managing Oregon’s water resources: Where do we go from here?
The OGWA would encourage Oregon’s water management to focus on long-term sustainability, considering all water uses and users equally.
Provide more balance in Trump coverage
So far, what Trump has presented agriculture with is anything but positive.
Pre-emption of local GMO regulations must remain
Pre-emption of local GMO regulations must remain
We are against 36 separate regulatory schemes — one for each county — for GMOs.
Record snows devastate onion industry
Record snows devastate onion industry
A little bit of math can show why the buildings collapsed.
Congress must act to fix immigration laws
Only Congress can change the law. And it’s time it did.
Release Dwight and Steven Hammond
Pardons and commutations were dished out to drug dealers and terrorists, but none seem to be forthcoming for Dwight and Steven Hammond.
Studies cast doubt on GMO food
Studies cast doubt on GMO food
Had GMOs appeared commercially in earlier decades when the dangers of DDT were exposed GMOs would have suffered the same fate.

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Why Trump needed to reject TPP
Trade agreements such as the TPP jeopardize the financial viability of the American farmer and rancher.
Managing Oregon’s water resources: Where do we go from here?
The OGWA would encourage Oregon’s water management to focus on long-term sustainability, considering all water uses and users equally.
Studies cast doubt on GMO food

Editorials

Washington doesn’t need more publicly owned land
Rural Washington can be much more than a just a playground for Seattle metroplex.
Idaho legislators should leave dyed fuel alone
Fuel taxes are high enough in Idaho — and every other state. That should be burden enough for those who drive there. Added paperwork would...
‘Food system’ works just fine, thank you
Record snows devastate onion industry

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Science, politics and agriculture

Last week’s story, “Shrink the EPA?” was interesting and alarming at the same time. Mr. Lehr made some interesting claims...

HB 2469 good for Oregon agriculture
Jackson and Josephine counties together make a logical boundary for a GMO restriction zone.
Provide more balance in Trump coverage
Release Dwight and Steven Hammond