Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland
Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland
Cattlemen, hunting groups and environmentalists have been invited to discuss ODFW’s wolf management plan.

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Arizona farm kept workers in squalor, didn’t fully pay
The Department of Labor says that 70 workers here on a visa were housed in a dangerous and unsanitary encampment.
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
In a pen surrounded by 8-foot-high fences, at a research station by the side of a winding canyon road in southeast Wyoming, stand seven elk that are going to die
Multi-state dry bean consortium one step away from reality
Four years in the making, an effort to create a multi-state dry bean consortium is one step away from being formalized.
NFU leads new push for farm advocates
NFU leads new push for farm advocates
The National Farmers Union believes U.S. agriculture is in a crisis, and new farm advocates, similar to the farmers who helped their neighbors get by during the crisis of the 1980s, should be recruited.
Forest Service files criminal charges against Chico frat
Fraternity accused of cutting down 32 trees in a Northern California national forest.
Azure Farms submits a tentative weed management plan
Azure Farms submits a tentative weed management plan
The organic farm in Sherman County has been criticized by neighboring farmers, who say noxious weeds are spreading to their ground.
Inslee nixes rural rail development bill
Inslee nixes rural rail development bill
Gov. Inslee vetos bill to open more land in rural Eastern Washington to rail-dependent industries
Revised budget impacts ag, sparks talks at California Capitol
Revised budget impacts ag, sparks talks at California Capitol
Gov. Jerry Brown’s $124 billion revised budget would maintain $4.4 million for a pest and disease prevention program, but citrus industry leaders want money specifically for huanglongbing. Meanwhile, FFA leaders lament a proposed cut of $15...
Beehive privacy? 9th Circuit debates ‘ag gag’ law
Beehive privacy? 9th Circuit debates ‘ag gag’ law
Judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned the constitutionality of an Idaho law criminalizing secret recordings of farms.
Grant funding approved for John Day wastewater irrigation study, seven other proposals
The Oregon Water Resources Commission has awarded $400,000 to eight water project feasibility studies, including a proposal to re-use wastewater for irrigiation in John Day.

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State

Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland
Cattlemen, hunting groups and environmentalists have been invited to discuss ODFW’s wolf management plan.
Bill would more than double USDA organic research funding
Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree is among a trio of lawmakers who wants to more than double funding for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture organic...
Commercial rock crab fishery closed in Northern California
Authorities seize 7,000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
Arizona farm kept workers in squalor, didn’t fully pay

Nation/World

Bill would more than double USDA organic research funding
Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree is among a trio of lawmakers who wants to more than double funding for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture organic...
Commercial rock crab fishery closed in Northern California
The closure will now remain in effect until officials determine that domoic acid levels no longer pose a significant risk to public health.
Authorities seize 7,000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
Arizona farm kept workers in squalor, didn’t fully pay
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery

Ag Sectors

Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland
Cattlemen, hunting groups and environmentalists have been invited to discuss ODFW’s wolf management plan.
Bill would more than double USDA organic research funding
Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree is among a trio of lawmakers who wants to more than double funding for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture organic...
Commercial rock crab fishery closed in Northern California
Authorities seize 7,000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery

Opinion

Oregon legislature must address loss of rural farmlands/livelihoods
A group of diverse organizations spent a year researching and developing the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program, House Bill 3249.
Caution advised on North Cascades grizzly bear plans
Grizzlies have killed at least 14 humans in the last 10 years.
President Trump’s 100-day Rorschach test
Falling numbers update
Lack of salmon passage hurts fishermen

Special Sections

Oregon Fruit Products taps into fermentation market
Oregon Fruit Products has dramatically expanded its fruit for fermentation program while also pursuing new products for foodservice.