Special Sections Home  »  Special Sections

Ag Education

New online master’s degree for the ag industry
High school ag programs flourish across nation
Vineyard, winery technology at Yakima Valley Community College
Walla Walla Community College helps fuel the future
Klamath Community College ag program grows

Ag Financial Services

Farmers should insure their income, health
Interest rates likely to stay where they are, experts say
Good financial plans put your money to work
Crop insurance is one tool most farmers should have

Dairy

Central Valley dairyman in it for long haul
Kerr returns ‘home’ to dairy industry
Dairy farm grows with the family
Co-op completely vertically integrated
Word-of-mouth best advertising, dairyman says

Farm & Ranch Safety

How to stay safe when working with machinery
How to stay safe when handling cattle
Think ahead to stay safe around horses
Safety is an important issue for everyone on the farm
Rehab helps injured workers return to work quicker

Livestock & Horses

Branding days busy — and important — for ranches
Santa Clara rancher turns back the clock
Fourth-generation ranch raises seed stock
Brothers run successful cattle, sheep ranch
Ranchers go against the grain

Northwest Ag Show

Something for everyone at Northwest Ag Show
Northwest Ag Show grows in the rain
FFA an integral part of Northwest Ag Show
Hort seminar focuses on orchard training
Seminar to aid small-farm operators

Nursery

Topiary, sculpted plants shape up as theme for Farwest Trade Show
Selling, growing nursery plants? There are websites, apps for that
Trade show offers networking opportunities
Q&A: Matt Gold, OAN’s outgoing president
New Varieties Showcase: Compact, colorful cultivars highlighted

Orchards, Nuts & Vines

Orchard makes its own cider as a drawing card
Science backgrounds help organic farmers
Brothers move from hop farming to distribution
Small apple orchard keeps owners busy
Orchardist uses unique tactics to overcome blight

Seed & Row Crop

Potatoes are the stars at this farm
Family farmers keep up with latest innovations
Potatoes are the stars at this farm
Fewels keep changing to meet new challenges
Onions provide farm with steady income

Spokane Ag Expo

Spokane celebrates Ag Expo, Farm Forum
‘Big data’ panel will address farmer-generated info
Photo contest winners capture life in the country
Drier winters in store for region, weatherman predicts
Expo visitors help food drive ‘dump’ hunger

Viticulture

Firesteed Winery fills marketing niche
Partners plan several wine-related businesses in downtown Roseburg
Winery owner takes road less traveled
Carmela Vineyards owners keep it in the family
3 Horse Ranch Vineyards has room to grow

Water

Energy Trust lends a hand with irrigation efficiency
District ‘drives’ to improve water uniformity, efficiency
Effort returns year-round flow to Idaho creek
Grants help farmers fend off junipers
Conservation district saves money with new building

Willamette Valley Ag Expo

Biggest Expo packs a lot into three days
FYI: Willamette Valley Ag Expo
Training, seminars keep farmers up to date
Expo funds scholarships for college ag students
Dine Around Oregon a savory trip for taste buds

World Ag Expo