Taste for cider prompts new varieties in orchards
Taste for cider prompts new varieties in orchards
Cider apples catch on among Northwest orchardists who cater to the growing niche ofmaking hard cider.

Featured Stories

A flood of missed opportunities, misguided policies
A flood of missed opportunities, misguided policies
Water that could have been conserved for us to use today was allowed to flow to the sea to benefit the delta smelt.
TPP trade agreements deserves our support
Oregonians should urge their congressional delegation to support the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
Communication helps avoid battles
Communication helps avoid battles
New channels of communication are helping farmers and ranchers navigate difficult issues.
Two Oregon ballot measures offer recipe for chaos
Two Oregon ballot measures serve as examples of why the initiative process is a bad way to make or change laws.
Potato growers plead for help with PCN regulations
Potato growers plead for help with PCN regulations
Potato growers in a federal quarantine area near Shelley, Idaho, have asked lawmakers for help from what they say are overly burdensome and mostly unnecessary regulations.
East Idaho grower tries new canola production method
East Idaho grower tries new canola production method
Koompin Farms in American Falls, Idaho, is taking a different approach to raising canola.
Wilbur-Ellis given OK to fly Oregon-made ag drone
Wilbur-Ellis given OK to fly Oregon-made ag drone
HoneyComb, the drone manufacturing company based in Wilsonville, was started by three young entrepreneurs from small Oregon towns.
Hazelnuts prove to be perfect crop for this farm
Hazelnuts prove to be perfect crop for this farm
Former corporate executives choose hazelnuts as the crop to grow on their family farm.
Apple family does it all and keeps growing
Apple family does it all and keeps growing
The Brandt family controls fruit quality by doing everything, including packing, in house.
As demand for hops grows, so does importance of contracts
The skyrocketing demand for hops from craft brewers means supplies will be tight. This means more brewers will be seeking contracts with hop growers.

State

Potato growers plead for help with PCN regulations
Potato growers in a federal quarantine area near Shelley, Idaho, have asked lawmakers for help from what they say are overly burdensome and mostly...
East Idaho grower tries new canola production method
Koompin Farms in American Falls, Idaho, is taking a different approach to raising canola.
Wilbur-Ellis given OK to fly Oregon-made ag drone
House budget would fund study on spraying alerts
Study: Oregon farmland value increased despite development restrictions

Nation/World

East Idaho grower tries new canola production method
Koompin Farms in American Falls, Idaho, is taking a different approach to raising canola.
Wilbur-Ellis given OK to fly Oregon-made ag drone
HoneyComb, the drone manufacturing company based in Wilsonville, was started by three young entrepreneurs from small Oregon towns.
Study: Oregon farmland value increased despite development restrictions
Immigration action back in limelight
ICE: Don’t help workers with immigration programs

Ag Sectors

Wilbur-Ellis given OK to fly Oregon-made ag drone
HoneyComb, the drone manufacturing company based in Wilsonville, was started by three young entrepreneurs from small Oregon towns.
Owl conservation plans aid timber companies
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a petition to reclassify the Northern spotted owl as endangered rather than threatened. Whether...
Wind machines, heaters fend off frost in Washington
Cougar kills dairy cow in W. Washington
Well levels near Oregon-California border drop, website shows

Opinion

Mink industry inhumane
Letter writer opposes raising mink for its fur.
A flood of missed opportunities, misguided policies
Water that could have been conserved for us to use today was allowed to flow to the sea to benefit the delta smelt.
TPP trade agreements deserves our support
Communication helps avoid battles
Two Oregon ballot measures offer recipe for chaos

Special Sections

Taste for cider prompts new varieties in orchards
Cider apples catch on among Northwest orchardists who cater to the growing niche ofmaking hard cider.
Honeybee health a concern for many
Honeybee health is linked to a variety of factors, including the amount of forage available after the blossoms are gone.
Olmsteads keep orchard in the family
Hazelnuts prove to be perfect crop for this farm
Apple family does it all and keeps growing