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Idaho honey production increased in 2016, but neighboring states dropped a bit
Idaho honey production increased in 2016, but neighboring states dropped a bit
Beekeepers battle colony collapse, pests and weather to produce honey and pollinate crops.

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Oregon lawmakers consider banning livestock discrimination
Oregon lawmakers consider banning livestock discrimination
A proposed bill would prohibit county ordinances that discriminate against specific species of livestock.
Irrigators criticize $100 water rights fee proposal
Irrigators criticize $100 water rights fee proposal
A proposed $100 water rights fee has drawn the ire of Oregon irrigators.
Farmworker housing operations tax credit progresses
A bill that would provide farmers with tax credits for half the operational cost of maintaining farmworker housing has moved out of the Senate Committee on Finance and Revenue.
Owyhee Reservoir managers focus on preventing major flooding
Owyhee Reservoir managers focus on preventing major flooding
Water managers will increase the rate of releases below the Owyhee Reservoir Dam to prevent major flooding, but farmers will receive their full 4-acre-foot allotment.
NRCS funding available to improve stream quality, reduce pollution
The conservation program is centered in Washington County, which retains a strong agricultural presence despite its high tech reputation.
Court upholds $1.5 million judgment in Oregon dairy lawsuit
Court upholds $1.5 million judgment in Oregon dairy lawsuit
The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling that awarded a Tillamook dairy $1.5 million in damages and attorney fees.
Bill would help East Oregon better compete against Idaho
Bill would help East Oregon better compete against Idaho
A bill introduced in the Oregon Legislature seeks to help businesses in Eastern Oregon better compete with their counterparts across the Snake River in Idaho.
Feds sign off on NE Oregon forest restoration
The U.S. Forest Service has approved a massive proposal to treat more than 100,000 acres on the Wallowa Valley Ranger District north of Enterprise.
Judge: 4 in Oregon ranching standoff guilty of trespassing
A federal judge in Oregon has found four men guilty of misdemeanor charges of trespassing and tampering with government vehicles and equipment during a takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
Dead cattle in Eastern Oregon reservoir disturb tourists
Dead cattle floating in a reservoir just west of the Oregon-Idaho border are causing trouble for tourists

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