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The winter storms that tore through the Pacific Northwest with ice and snow over the weekend are posing challenges for the nursery and greenhouse industry.

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In 2018, Adapt8 received a $50,000 economic development grant from Marion County to build the test greenhouse. Construction finished in December, and Moore said they are now searching for a pa…

Oregon Association of Nurseries, which represents nearly 700 wholesale growers, retailers, landscapers and suppliers statewide, announced Wednesday it will host a virtual marketplace event in …

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In the aftermath of massive fires, S. Oregon faces a human, and economic, tragedy

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The isolation and stress of the coronavirus pandemic likely boosted the appeal of Christmas trees, with an industry-commissioned survey finding that 39% of consumers were more likely to buy a …

More and more people understand organic farming and seek out flowers and other crops grown with organic practices.

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to tighten safeguards against pests that attack grapevines, though the rules largely will depend on vineyards and nurseries policing themselves.

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The Oregon Department of Agriculture is on the lookout for the invasive spotted lanternfly after a single specimen was identified for the first time at a retail nursery in Corvallis.

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The vast majority of consumers — 92% — expects the pandemic will change this year’s Christmas celebrations, according to a survey commissioned by the Christmas Tree Promotion Board.

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Estimates from ODA show greenhouse and nursery products brought in $955.1 million last year, compared to $995.9 million in 2018.

From the tragedy has emerged a special sort of person — a Hero. This is a person or organization that went the extra mile to help a neighbor, friend — or total stranger. We want to honor these…

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Oregon will begin limiting uses of chlorpyrifos in November and gradually phase out most applications by 2024 under a proposed rule filed by the state Department of Agriculture.

Because of COVID-19, poinsettia growers say they are facing an uncertain market this year. Some nurseries are maintaining production levels, many are downsizing and others aren't growing poins…

The Farwest Show, the biggest nursery and green industry wholesale show in the West, is canceled because of COVID-19.

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Many industry leaders have expressed excitement about how the relief package will help agribusinesses. But some say CFAP's structure is flawed and excludes thousands of farmers and ranchers in crisis.

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Harvust, smart phone and computer software designed to help farms with their human resource needs, allows users to effectively manage field workers in light of state and f…

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The nursery industry, hit hard by the pandemic, offers drive-thrus and deliveries in an effort to make up lost ground

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COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Across the U.S., gardening is booming as people anxious about food shortages are eager to grow their own vegetables during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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As coronavirus continues to spread rapidly across the Northwest, the pandemic is threatening to exacerbate an already critical labor shortage for farms and food processors.

After 20 years at the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Gary McAnich has announced he will retire from his position as the agency's nursery, Christmas tree and industrial hemp program manager.

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In retrospect, the inefficiencies at Peoria Gardens near Corvallis, Ore., were hiding in plain sight.

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Tight supplies are once again challenging Christmas tree vendors as the industry continues to recover from a massive glut of cheap trees in the mid-2000s that caused wholesale prices to crash,…

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USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released prevailing wage survey results likely to increase the minimum wage for H-2A workers by 5.3% in Washington and Oregon next year and by a…

A bill seeking to ensure a legal and sufficient agricultural workforce passed the House Judiciary Committee, 18-12, with Republicans citing shortcomings.

A bill seeking to legalize domestic farm laborers and improve the H-2A-visa foreign agricultural guestworker program received renewed support and opposition before its U.S. House Judiciary Com…

Cascade Mountain water reservoirs serving the Yakima Basin are refilling but still below average after a moderate summer drought that caused some crop losses. Winter snowpack outlook is uncertain.

A record 257,667 H-2A-visa agricultural foreign guestworker positions were certified by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2019, but the rate of growth slowed to 6.1% after five years of more than 18%.

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A new farm labor bill appears to have widespread support on first blush, but the depth and extent of that support is questionable as organizatons say it doesn’t do enough to control labor and …

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Hundreds of agricultural groups and United Farm Workers of America are backing a new bipartisan bill seeking to ensure farmers with a legal, adequate and affordable workforce.

Along with growing hanging baskets and carrying unusual plants, Nature Nursery and Market in Burley, Idaho, cultivates entertaining community events year-round to thank customers for their support.