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Another Drought Year Promises To Test Klamath Basin

With a drought on the horizon, the Klamath Basin prepares for the worst.

Agriculture | News | local | Food | Environment

5 Types Of Apples, Once Thought Extinct, Are Rediscovered

The newly rediscovered apples include the Shackleford, Saxon Priest, Kittageskee, Ewalt and McAffee varietals.

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Recent Oregon Storms Bring Improvement To Snowpack, Water Supply

A recent assault of cold weather and snow brought major improvement to Oregon's snowpack and water supply after earlier concerns about drought.

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Oregon Legislature Approves Commercial Hemp Expansion Bill

A variety of cannabis, hemp is bred to produce fiber which is used to manufacture paper, fabric, and other products.

Agriculture | Fish & Wildlife | Environment

Lawsuit Asks For Greater Protections For Rare Northwest Bird

There are fewer than 1,600 streaked horned larks remaining in the Pacific Northwest.

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Northwest Farmers Hope Tender Fruit Buds Can Withstand Cold Snap

The recent bite of cold air is causing real worry for Northwest fruit farmers. They’re fretting over their trees’ tender buds. And it all might get worse as things warm up.

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As Washington's Apple Industry Grows, Smaller Growers Disappear

There’s the shortage of labor and its increasing cost. The cost of mechanization. The growth of government regulations. Combined, they make the viability of small-scale tree fruit farms daunting.

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Low Snowfall Creates Bleak Water Supply Outlook For Oregon

Oregon farms are looking at a bleak water supply forecast for summer as winter snowpack continues to lag behind average.

Agriculture | News | local

Olympic Athletes To Sport Oregon Wool

Polo Ralph Lauren, an official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams, has again made uniforms using wool from Imperial Stock Ranch in Shaniko, Ore.

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Klamath County Officials Weighing Emergency Drought Declaration

Klamath County commissioners believe the current dry and warm winter may lead to drought conditions not seen since 2001, which could have deep impacts on the local economy.

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