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Mink industry inhumane
Letter writer opposes raising mink for its fur.

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Two Oregon ballot measures offer recipe for chaos
Two Oregon ballot measures serve as examples of why the initiative process is a bad way to make or change laws.
A snapshot of our readers, and of the Capital Press
A snapshot of our readers, and of the Capital Press
Our online readers tell us about themselves.
WHO’s glyphosate finding should be read in context
A World Health Organization finding that glyphosate "probably" causes cancer shouldn't be dismissed out of hand, but requires some context.
California farmers bear huge burden in drought
California farmers bear huge burden in drought
Critics say that Califiornia Gov. Jerry Brown went easy on farmers in his water order. Hardly.
Grizzly bears, wolves go where people aren’t influential
The goal of government efforts to re-introduce the grizzle bear in Washington is to depopulate the area.
Why precautionary principle is needed
Writer explains why we need the precautionary principle.
Interesting times ahead for ag
Writes believes that our attempt to support all sides of agriculture will prove a Herculean task.
West Coast port tension still simmering
West Coast port tension still simmering
The coming weeks will be interesting for users of West Coast ports.
Ag needs to continue building bridges
Ag needs to continue building bridges
Agriculture needs to continue its efforts to build bridges between urban and rural areas of the West.
Backlash from Monsanto’s ‘hubris’ ignores science
Monsanto belatedly admits "hubris" in promoting biotech advances.

Columns

A flood of missed opportunities, misguided policies
Water that could have been conserved for us to use today was allowed to flow to the sea to benefit the delta smelt.
A snapshot of our readers, and of the Capital Press
Our online readers tell us about themselves.
West Coast port tension still simmering

Editorials

Communication helps avoid battles
New channels of communication are helping farmers and ranchers navigate difficult issues.
Two Oregon ballot measures offer recipe for chaos
Two Oregon ballot measures serve as examples of why the initiative process is a bad way to make or change laws.
WHO’s glyphosate finding should be read in context
California farmers bear huge burden in drought
Ag needs to continue building bridges

Letters

Mink industry inhumane
Letter writer opposes raising mink for its fur.
TPP trade agreements deserves our support
Oregonians should urge their congressional delegation to support the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
Grizzly bears, wolves go where people aren’t influential
Why precautionary principle is needed
Interesting times ahead for ag