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Oregon Moves To Protect Wine From False Out-Of-State Labels

Oregon pinot noir is so popular that some winemakers elsewhere are making false links to the state's viticultural areas for their own wines, and might be breaking the law

Agriculture | Water | Climate change | Recreation | News | Environment | local

Yakima Valley Farmers Fight For The Future Of A Cascades Lake

Climate change is forcing us to rethink how we use lakes as water reservoirs. That's creating conflict between east-of-the-Cascades farmers and recreation-seekers from the urban westside.

Environment | Agriculture | Fish & Wildlife | Communities

Groups Seek Ban On M-44 'Cyanide Bombs' In Oregon

Animal advocates say M-44 "cyanide bombs" kill indiscriminately and are a threat to wildlife, pets and people.

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New OSU-Developed Hop Coming To A Pint Glass Near You

Strata is the first release from OSU's aroma hops program, which was founded in 2010. And soon, it could be showing up in beers all over the Pacific Northwest.

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Smaller US Apple Crop Forecast For 2018

The U.S. Apple Association, meeting in Chicago last week, forecast this fall’s apple crop at 6 percent less than last year’s crop. Growers fear tariffs will hurt exports.

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USDA Will Pay $4.7 Billion To Farmers Hit In Trade War

Most of the money – more than $3.6 billion – will go to soybean farmers. Last year, China bought nearly a third of all soybeans grown in the U.S.

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Oregon Hazelnut Growers See Warning Signs From Economic Turmoil Overseas

The economy of Turkey, by far the world’s biggest hazelnut producer, is gripped in a spiral of rapid inflation that’s causing the value of the Turkish lira to plummet. That's bad news for Oregon growers.

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Judge Rules Oregon Mega-Dairy Can Stay In Operation

A controversial Oregon dairy will not be shut down despite violating a settlement agreement with farm regulators over wastewater management.

Agriculture | News | Environment | Land | local | Science

This Oregon Farmer Grows Seeds To Restore Land Scorched By Wildfires

Once wildfires are finally extinguished across the west, another threat lingers: the burned landscapes provide an opportunity for invasive species to thrive, forcing out essential native plants.

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USDA Predicts A Record-High Hazelnut Crop In Oregon

Oregon hazelnut growers can expect to harvest a record hazelnut crop in 2018, according to the latest production forecast from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.


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