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Incoming Portland mayor offers hope for rural Oregon
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 concerns falling largely on the deaf ears of the city's residents.

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Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017
It’s time for Congress to pass the most efficient and effective solution to climate change — a steadily-rising, revenue-neutral fee on carbon.
Onion growers face another food safety law challenge
Forcing onion producers to replace their wooden crates with plastic containers wouldn't make onions safer, but would put farmers out of business.
How to achieve profitable milk prices
U.S. dairy farmer profitability can be achieved if dairy farmer co-op owners demand that co-op management implement four instructions.
What a federal GMO labeling law does
What a federal GMO labeling law does
The GMO label legislation in Congress should pass, just to keep states from creating a collection of conflicting laws.
Doing good for Klamath Basin agriculture
Doing good for Klamath Basin agriculture
Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden championed this effort (with important help from Congressman Greg Walden) and the Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) is tremendously grateful for their efforts.
Oregonians, not corporations, will pay IP 28 tax
All Oregonians would shoulder proposed tax that would "only" by paid by companies.
Best management practices for the EPA
Best management practices for the EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency wants Washington state to develop a best management practices manual for farmers. How about a best managemenet practices manual for the EPA?
Why trade treaties should be rejected
Treaties are about more than trade, letter writer says.
Why I support the Owyhee national monument
Letter writer supports the Owyhee national monument proposal.

Marketplace

Columns

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...
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017
It’s time for Congress to pass the most efficient and effective solution to climate change — a steadily-rising, revenue-neutral fee on...
How to achieve profitable milk prices
Doing good for Klamath Basin agriculture

Editorials

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...
State of Oregon owes counties
The state of Oregon needs to live up to its part of the deal and manage Oregon Forest Trust Lands to produce more revenue for the counties.
Onion growers face another food safety law challenge
What a federal GMO labeling law does
Oregonians, not corporations, will pay IP 28 tax

Letters

Verner backed for public lands commissioner
Mary Verner is the only candidate for commissioner of public lands with executive branch experience.
Why trade treaties should be rejected
Treaties are about more than trade, letter writer says.
Why I support the Owyhee national monument