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Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Stephen Burtt believes agriculture will be a "natural early adopter" of drone technology.

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Group challenges timber producer’s ‘green’ label
The group's claims cover Plum Creek logging in Oregon’s Coast Range.
Hermiston farm worker testifies at Senate hearing
Hermiston farm worker testifies at Senate hearing
Raul Esparza de la Paz, who has been in the country since 1998, urged the congressional committee to keep President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration intact while working on comprehensive immigration reform.
PNW hop production pegged at 71 million pounds
Hop production for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2014 totaled 71.0 million pounds, up 3 percent from the 2013 crop of 69.2 million pounds, according to the USDA.
Mint farm’s candy gains a sweet presence in Oprah’s magazine
Mint farm’s candy gains a sweet presence in Oprah’s magazine
Farmer Mike Seely says the publicity in Oprah's magazine is great, but candy production uses only 2 percent of his mint oil harvest.
It’s official: GMO labeling loses recount
It’s official: GMO labeling loses recount
Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown has certified a recount that shows Measure 92 was defeated by 837 votes.
Retiring OSU researchers honored
Retiring OSU researchers honored
Seven long-time Department of Crop and Soil Science personnel are honored as they retire.
Gray fox in Southern Oregon tested positive for rabies
Health authorities urge caution when approaching animals acting strangely.
Hermiston extension center hires approved
One position filled, another approved by dean.
Registration opens for Organicology 2015 in Portland
The annual event in Portland attracts organic producers, retailers and others.
Rain above average, but snow lagging in Washington, Oregon
Snowpacks are inadequate in Oregon and Washington but Idaho has fared better so far.