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As the agritourism coordinator for Oregon State University Extension Service in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties, Audrey Comerford works with farms, county planners and local tourism organizations.

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Blockchain, a shared digital ledger that tracks every transaction in a supply chain, is quickly proving to be an invaluable tool for farmers, processors, distributors and retailers.

Washington researchers are seeking state funding to develop soil health study plans and actions. The researchers are asking for the chance to collect soil samples from at least two fields from…

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KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — This year was a dark one for Montana hunters and lovers of wild game meat with the announcement that, for the first time, a wild elk and a wild moose were found infecte…

Farmers can learn about ways to improve their soil at two upcoming Washington State University workshops.

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FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — Coastal Maine has a lot of seaweed , and a fair number of cows. A group of scientists and farmers think that pairing the two could help unlock a way to cope with a warmi…

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PACIFIC, Mo. (AP) — It’s one of America’s most popular Christmas trees, grown by the millions at tree farms around the country and known for its scent, its long-lasting needles and branches th…

Thomas DeLuca, who currently serves as dean of the University of Montana's College of Forestry and Conservation, has been named dean of the Oregon State University College of Forestry.

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…

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."

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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…

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.

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.

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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.