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Oregon ag operations move to gain ‘B Corp’ certification
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Oregon ag operations move to gain ‘B Corp’ certification
Certification means businesses have pledged to treat workers fairly and to be mindful of their impact on the environment and their communities.

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Researchers hunt for cause of onion disease
Researchers hunt for cause of onion disease
A relatively new onion disease known as onion bulb rot, which was a major problem in the Treasure Valley region of Idaho and Oregon in 2014 and 2015, has not made an appearance so far this year and some people hope it was only a rare outbreak.
Feds award money to boost warnings for West Coast quakes
The ShakeAlert system could give people seconds or up to a minute of warning.
Bison meat niche grows across the West
Bison meat niche grows across the West
Although most bison production is in the Midwest, 14 Oregon ranches are registered with the Northwest Bison Association.
U.S. cranberry growers to seek volume control
U.S. cranberry growers to seek volume control
Northwest cranberry production expected to be higher than last year
Dry bean industry excited about new yellow variety: Patron
Dry bean industry excited about new yellow variety: Patron
Idaho’s dry bean industry has high hopes for Patron, a new yellow bean variety developed by an Oregon State University researcher. Only about 2 percent of the dry beans grown in Idaho are yellows but industry leaders believe that could change with...
Marijuana states try to curb smuggling, avert US crackdown
Tracking legal weed from the fields and greenhouses where it’s grown to the shops where it’s sold is their main protective measure so far.
Newspaper sparks interest in connecting students with ag
Newspaper sparks interest in connecting students with ag
A Capital Press representative was looking for people to sell subscriptions at the Oregon State Fair in 2013 “so I signed up,” said Austin Miller, who is now program coordinator of communications for the California Foundation for...
OWA educates, advocates for Oregon agriculture
OWA educates, advocates for Oregon agriculture
The 40-year-old group Oregon Women for Agriculture shares ag’s story one sign at a time.
‘It’s been a good run:’ OSU ag dean looks to retirement
‘It’s been a good run:’ OSU ag dean looks to retirement
Dan Arp counts collaboration as one of the hallmarks of his time at Oregon State University.
Wildfire burns on Oregon reservation; 2 houses destroyed
The fire began Tuesday on private land just north of Warm Springs.

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