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Interior secretary meets with Klamath water users, tribes

MIDLAND, Ore. – Interior Secretary David Bernhardt spent the day in Klamath Falls Thursday to see for himself what could be done to help fi… Read more

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Wine labeling controversy triggers class action lawsuit

A Napa Valley winery is accused of misleading consumers about the origins of its Oregon-labeled wines in a proposed class action lawsuit filed June 18.
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Evacuation notices issued due to Nevada wildfire now lifted

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Authorities in Nevada's Douglas County have lifted evacuation notices that were prompted by a wildfire southeast … Read more

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California Capitol closing after Assembly member gets virus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak is closing California’s Capitol and forcing the Assembly to put off its return to work as … Read more

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California reverses course from reopening amid virus surge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It was a simple family get-together; a wedding gathering. About 30 people went out to dinner. Read more

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Wine labeling controversy triggers class action lawsuit

A Napa Valley winery is accused of misleading consumers about the origins of its Oregon-labeled wines in a proposed class action lawsuit filed June 18.
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Nation & World

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects ruling feared by timber groups

The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling that timber groups feared would complicate the management of national forests containing certain trails. Read more

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Companies collaborate on environmental projects

Field to Market has more than 140 members, including agribusinesses and brands. Read more

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Turkish hazelnuts see jump in price, exports

Turkey — the world’s largest producer and exporter of hazelnuts — has experienced a growth spurt in both the volume and price of its signature nut sold around the world. Read more

Ag Sectors

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Even in D.C., beekeeping an essential service

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Excuse me, can I ask what you’re doing here?” a resident in a southeast Washington neighborhood asks as Sean Kennedy and… Read more

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Northwest partnership aims to create early warning system for drought

The Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System wants to hear from Northwest farmers and ranchers about how drought is affecting crops and livestock. Read more

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Breakthrough discovery may treat deadliest citrus disease

After a five-year search with multimillion-dollar grants, scientists at the University of California-Riverside announced last week they hav… Read more

Opinion

Editorial: The cost of truth too high for Bayer

Two recent developments in separate court cases involving glyphosate herbicides deserve comment. Read more

Editorial: Women in agriculture gain more recognition

Statistics can be misleading or, at best, present an incomplete picture. Read more

Commentary: Prices paid to dairy farmers are a disaster

One more time, dairy farmers thought their pay price would really rebound when they were told the Class III price (used to make cheese) for… Read more

Upcoming Events

Asia Fruit Logistica and Seafood Expo Asia

Asia Fruit Logistica and Seafood Expo Asia will take place Nov. 18-20 at Singapore Expo, a state-of… Read more

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AgForestry Leadership Class 41 Graduation

Celebrate the graduation of AgForestry Leadership Class 41. This celebration was rescheduled from i… Read more

California Dairy Sustainability Summit

The summit explores new ways dairy farmers can promote environmental sustainability, improve operat… Read more