Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Grass seed harvest means jobs for youths, who learn about agriculture and much more, they say.

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Nuns bake high-end cheesecakes to help support monastery
One of the nuns, Sister Magdalene, had a talent for baking and in the mid 1970s and tried selling cheesecakes to local restaurants. The cheesecakes were such a hit they added a bakery in 1983.
Celebrating a 45th birthday with two cylinders
Celebrating a 45th birthday with two cylinders
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life in the country.
Soda Springs rancher appointed to Idaho Senate
Soda Springs rancher appointed to Idaho Senate
Soda Springs rancher and farmer Mark Harris has been appointed to the Idaho Senate by Gov. Butch Otter.
GMO label debate a ‘wicked’ problem
GMO label debate a ‘wicked’ problem
Science is bypassed in the emotional debate over labeling products containing genetically modified organisms, an Iowa State University sociologist says.
Wildfire near Walla Walla continues to burn
Wildfire near Walla Walla continues to burn
The wildfire has scorched more than 9 square miles of grass, shrubs and timber about 10 miles east of the city of 60,000 people.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
1,500 hens headed for chicken sanctuary
The group adopts out the chickens as pets.
Northern California wildfire slows; some evacuations lifted
The blaze has burned more than 10 1/2 square miles in drought-parched countryside.
Scientists show we have a distinct taste for fat
Researchers proposed calling the taste “oleogustus” after Latin for fat taste.
Life sentence urged in peanut salmonella case
The "unprecedented' potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing.

State

Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Grass seed harvest means jobs for youths, who learn about agriculture and much more, they say.
Irrigation ends in some Yakima tributaries
Water for some pre-statehood water right holders in two Yakima River tributaries is curtailed because of drought. Likely means no crop for some apple...
E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
Washington DOE warns westside irrigators of pending shut off
Soda Springs rancher appointed to Idaho Senate

Nation/World

E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
Oregon State University field trials have shown that camelina can be grown at a small profit in Eastern Oregon, with no irrigation water.
Nuns bake high-end cheesecakes to help support monastery
One of the nuns, Sister Magdalene, had a talent for baking and in the mid 1970s and tried selling cheesecakes to local restaurants. The cheesecakes...
GMO label debate a ‘wicked’ problem
Portland daily grain report
Life sentence urged in peanut salmonella case

Ag Sectors

Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Grass seed harvest means jobs for youths, who learn about agriculture and much more, they say.
Irrigation ends in some Yakima tributaries
Water for some pre-statehood water right holders in two Yakima River tributaries is curtailed because of drought. Likely means no crop for some apple...
E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
Washington DOE warns westside irrigators of pending shut off
Celebrating a 45th birthday with two cylinders

Opinion

It’s time to fix COOL label law
Country-of-origin-labels for beef is a simple idea that has gotten the U.S. into trouble with the World Trade Organization.
‘Local’ control would create patchwork of regulations
The Secretary of State's Office has put a major hurdle in the way of a proposed Oregon ballot initiative that seeks an end to state and federal...
The spirit of the agrarian creed
N. California spring water sources key to weathering drought, climate change
A year of compromise at the Oregon Legislature

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