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Massive ships threaten Portland’s container export prospects
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Massive ships threaten Portland’s container export prospects
Massive ships threaten the relevance of containerized shipping from the Port of Portland, while container availability complicates rail prospects.

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Capital Press names editor and publisher
Joe Beach, the editor of the Capital Press, has also assumed the duties of publisher.
Law professor tells producers to keep cool if ICE shows up
Law professor tells producers to keep cool if ICE shows up
Worried about labor shortages and seeking to protect their workers, five Oregon agricultural groups hosted an Immigration Forum.
Eastern Oregon farmers seek to eradicate tumbleweeds
Tumbleweeds may evoke Old West nostalgia, but they are a scourge for wheat farmers in present-day Oregon
Controversial bills meet their end in legislature
Controversial bills meet their end in legislature
Multiple controversial bills related to Oregon agriculture have recently met their end, at least for the 2017 legislative session.
Oregon State University displays new logo
Oregon State University displays new logo
The logo is intended to represent the breadth of OSU’s ground-level ag, forestry and natural resource work across the state.
Conflict brewing between oyster farm, Tillamook dairies
Conflict brewing between oyster farm, Tillamook dairies
A lawsuit filed by an oyster farm over allegations of insufficient dairy waste regulation iin Oregon's Tillamook Bay has been dismissed, but it's likely to be soon refiled.
ODFW Commission hears wolf plan testimony
ODFW Commission hears wolf plan testimony
The meeting was dominated by input on the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan’s five-year review.
In ‘minor miracle,’ most cull onions in Idaho, Oregon disposed of
In ‘minor miracle,’ most cull onions in Idaho, Oregon disposed of
Most of the 100 million pounds of onions ruined in Idaho and Eastern Oregon this winter have been properly disposed of. Both states extended their normal deadline for cull onion disposal from March 15 to April 15 because of the logistical magnitude of...
Oregon drops several defenses in $1.4 billion timber lawsuit
Oregon drops several defenses in $1.4 billion timber lawsuit
Oregon’s government has agreed to drop several defenses against a class action lawsuit brought by counties that seeks $1.4 billion for insufficient logging of state forests.
Federal court kills wind project near Steens Mountain over sage grouse
A federal court has killed a large wind energy project in southeast Oregon after an appeals court found last year that the BLM had not properly assessed the winter population of greater sage grouse at the proposed facility near Steens Mountain

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