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Campbell gets the munchies, buys Snyder’s-Lance for $4.87B
Snack makers most well-known brands include Snyder’s of Hanover, Kettle Brand and Pop Secret.

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Oregon wrestles with pesticide spray zone regulations
Oregon wrestles with pesticide spray zone regulations
Oregon regulators are working to finalize a proposal designed to protect farmworkers from drifting pesticides by allowing them to take shelter indoors.
Oregon’s Douglas County considers 35,000 acres for rural housing
Oregon’s Douglas County considers 35,000 acres for rural housing
Twenty-acre rural lifestyle home sites would be allowed on 35,000 acres in Oregon’s Douglas County under a proposal to be voted upon in January.
New president takes reins at Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
New president takes reins at Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
Nathan Jackson, of K-Bar Ranches, will serve as the next president of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association.
Wolves kill alpaca in NE Oregon
Wolves kill alpaca in NE Oregon
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed wolves killed an alpaca Sunday on private land in Union County.
OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University
OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University
John Killefer created the Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at OSU by merging the departments of animal sciences and rangeland, ecology and management.
Irrigators protest Hood River instream water rights
Irrigators protest Hood River instream water rights
A proposal to develop new instream water rights to protect flows in Oregon’s Hood River basin have met with protests from irrigators.
Recovery plans for Snake River salmon, steelhead released
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries plan include spring and summer chinook, fall chinook and steelhead.
Oregon radish seed lawsuit stayed over farmer objections
Oregon radish seed lawsuit stayed over farmer objections
A lawsuit filed by Oregon farmers seeking compensation for lost radish seed value has been put on hold over their objections.
Explosion of rats in Eugene linked to chickens, compost
Pest experts warn chicken coops, compost piles and fallen, rotting fruit are a magnet for rodents.
$6.3 million approved for Oregon water projects
$6.3 million approved for Oregon water projects
Three irrigation piping projects and a hydroelectric facility fish ladder have won $6.3 million from Oregon’s water supply development fund.

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