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Tours offer up-close look at working forest
Tours offer up-close look at working forest
In addition to the weekly tour, which Starker Forests operates from mid-June to mid-September, the company provides special tours for elementary school classes and other interested groups on other days of the week.

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Grant allows Nyssa ag program to build greenhouse
Grant allows Nyssa ag program to build greenhouse
A $25,000 grant from Monsanto Corp. will allow the small farming community of Nyssa, Ore., to build a modern greenhouse that will include the advanced equipment necessary to allow the high school's ag education students to perform science-based...
Iconic Klamath bucket moved from county building
Opinions about where the bucket should reside vary, even among the county commissioners.
More than 100 attend onion variety trial
More than 100 attend onion variety trial
More than 100 onion growers, seed dealers and other industry representatives attended Oregon State University's onion variety trial field day Aug. 26. The event provides participants a chance to judge 50 different onion varieties grown side by side under...
NASS forecasts Oregon hazelnut crop drop
Oregon's hazelnut crop will be smaller than 2013, just as demand heats up.
Grant winners use USDA funding to jumpstart businesses
Grant winners use USDA funding to jumpstart businesses
The grants to farms and ranches are intended to spur economic development in rural areas.
Review panel vote shows close race on Measure 92
The Citizens' Initiative Review panel on Sunday narrowly voted against recommending passage of Measure 92, an initiative that that would require labeling of foods with genetically modified organisms.
Longshormen lose refer container work
The longshoremen's union has lost two jobs plugging and unplugging refrigerated containers at the Port of Portland due to lagging productivity.
Longshore workers OK Northwest grain deal
Longshore workers OK Northwest grain deal
Longshoremen have OK's a new contract with Northwest grain handlers and will return to work Wednesday.
BMCC student spearheads fundraising for pivot systems
BMCC student spearheads fundraising for pivot systems
Blue Mountain Community College student Kevin Hawman is fundraising $90K to help the school purchase new irrigation equipment.
No one hurt in train-cattle feed truck collision
Truck driver Lynn Simonds of Salem told officers he didn’t see the train coming and began crossing at the intersection. When he did see the train, he says he tried to clear the tracks but couldn’t do so fast enough.