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Western Innovator: New way to keep produce fresh
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Western Innovator: New way to keep produce fresh
James Rogers, 32, came up with the idea of putting a natural protective sheen on produce to keep it fresh.

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North Dakota cattle, corn groups launch drought aid efforts
Many North Dakota ranchers are selling off cattle they can’t afford to feed, while others are searching for affordable hay.
OSU cereals specialist moving to Limagrain
OSU cereals specialist moving to Limagrain
Mike Flowers will become the new products supply manager for Limagrain Cereal Seeds.
Biotech company studies GMO clover
Biotech company studies GMO clover
Genetically engineered white clover is being field tested by a biotech developer to study improving forage digestibility in livestock.
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.
Traps catch destructive female leaf-eating moths
State officials have collected actively reproducing female gypsy moths for the first time in four decades
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.
‘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.
Montana rancher admits illegal pesticide killed bald eagle
Dale Duwayne Buerkle of Plevna injected pesticide into calf carcasses intending to poison coyotes.

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