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Judge Hears Challenge To Oregon County's Genetically Engineered Crop Ban

OPB/EarthFix | May 20, 2015 9 p.m. | Medford, Oregon

The voter-approved ban is one of two passed in the state.

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GMO Ban Fails In Oregon's Benton County

Capital Press | May 20, 2015 9:24 a.m.

A proposed ban on biotech crops in Oregon’s Benton County has failed by a strong margin.

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Oregon Farmers Say Company Lags On Payments For Seed

OPB | May 18, 2015 10:37 a.m.

Oregon growers have filed $4.85 million in liens against a Pennsylvania company they say has not paid them for radish seed.

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Klamath Farmers Take Another Hit On Irrigation Water

AP | May 15, 2015 9:26 a.m.

Farmers on a federal irrigation project straddling the Oregon-California border will get less than half the water they would expect in a plentiful year.

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Oregon Food Processor Wants To Turn Invasive Carp Into Organic Fertilizer

OPB | May 14, 2015 5:30 p.m.

The common carp has overrun the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Southeast Oregon, severely degrading one of the most productive migratory bird habitats in the Northwest.

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Washington State Officials Withdraw Shellfish Spray Permit

AP | May 4, 2015 8:16 a.m.

Washington's Department of Ecology has canceled a permit to spray pesticides over shellfish beds in two areas, officials said Sunday.

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When Have Wolves Made A 'Recovery?' It Depends On Your Definition.

OPB | May 2, 2015 1 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon's impending decision on removing endangered-species protections for the gray wolf raises the question, what does species recovery actually mean?

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Oregon Gray Wolves' Endangered Species Status Could Be Removed

OPB | April 24, 2015 6 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission launches the process that could lead to the removal of the gray wolf from the state's list of endangered species.

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Wash. Governor Signs Into Law Bill Providing Farm Worker Training

AP | April 24, 2015 8:04 a.m.

House Bill 1127 would set aside up to $1 million a year to train farm workers on skills such as tractor operation, horticulture and pesticide safety.

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Bill to Curtail Antibiotics Overuse Clears Key Legislative Panel

The Lund Report | April 21, 2015 7:55 p.m.

A panel of state senators on Tuesday advanced legislation to curtail the overuse of antibiotics on Oregon farm animals.