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As hemp continues to gain ground across Oregon, scientists and regulators presented their latest findings about the versatile plant during a half-day seminar Dec. 4, covering everything from f…

Daniela Carrijo, a postdoctoral student and agronomist with Barley World — the barley breeding program at OSU — provided an update of research projects Dec. 5 at the 46th annual Hermiston Farm…

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Chad Higgins, an associate professor of ecological and biological engineering at Oregon State University, has his sights set on establishing what he calls "the Disneyland of sustainable agriculture."


Stuart Reitz, director of the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, discussed requirements and implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act at the 46th annual Hermiston Fa…

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A California company fell behind goals but did its first commercial robotic harvest of Washington apples this fall. An Israeli competitor tested its machine. Both hope to provide orchard-ready…


BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Fisheries managers are optimistic a program to save imperiled Snake River sockeye salmon is heading in the right direction despite few of the ocean-going fish making it bac…

SPOKANE — If farmers continue their usual patterns of herbicide use, they'll increase the number of resistant weeds in their fields and burn through the remaining effective chemistries, Northw…

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CORVALLIS, Ore. — As the dean of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Alan Sams’ influence extends far beyond campus.


MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The mortality rate of grizzly bears in northwestern Montana has prompted a group of bear researchers to challenge whether the grizzly should be removed from federal protection.


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The foundation that awards the World Food Prize to individuals who work to improve food security in hopes of ending world hunger announced Tuesday that its new presiden…

The Oregon Department of Agriculture and USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released their annual brochure of facts and figures about Oregon agriculture on Oct. 31, including crop p…

A national company has shared the results of a trial of its hay preservative, finding that it helps bales with higher moisture levels maintain their value.

When Isaac Madsen helped plant spring canola variety trials earlier this year, he had no idea he'd later be taking on a leadership role.


The USDA has announced $2.1 million in grants for 14 projects in Oregon to promote specialty crops statewide, including fruits, vegetables, tree nuts and nursery plants.

A Seattle distillery is funding a new fellowship at Washington State University's Bread Lab in Mount Vernon to study barley varieties most suitable for making whiskey.


Oregon State University has received a $1 million donation from a Willamette Valley hemp seed company to study hemp genetics that could unlock new markets for the versatile crop.

LACEY, Wash. — Stephen Bramwell’s grandfather, an Idaho sugar beet grower, invited him to farm, but that was far from Bramwell’s mind after graduating from high school in Eugene, Ore.

The USDA Agricultural Research Service is advertising for a key researcher to help farmers address a starch problem that can develop in wheat, costing millions of dollars in lower prices.


Three more months may pass before researchers can report whether wolves occupy the South Cascades, a University of Washington scientist said Wednesday.