Farmers in Oregon's Willamette Valley deride slugs as slimy pests bent on munching their way through crops. But as familiar as farmers are with the mollusks, they acknowledge they're often baffled.
Environment | Agriculture | Science | LandHarvest Public Media | March 25, 2015 2:30 p.m.
Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization's report that the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide is probably capable of causing cancer in humans.
local | Agriculture | News | OPB News BlogOPB | March 20, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Portland
Some Oregon cities will always have that distinct smell, some in "dairy air" Tillamook think the stink should go.
Business | Agriculture | NewsAP | March 17, 2015 7:08 a.m.
The state Supreme Court is hearing a case about whether farmers are required to pay farmworkers additional money for rest breaks.
Business | Agriculture | NewsAP | March 14, 2015 10:30 a.m.
Although tiny compared to California and smaller than neighboring Washington, Oregon's vineyards and wineries have carved out a niche that is economically, aesthetically and socially successful.
A new rule to protect Washington apple orchards from a pest could derail the yard waste recycling program in Spokane.
Oregon's city and county leaders are scrambling to understand how electricity supplies will be affected by power-hogging indoor marijuana growers after recreational pot becomes legal in the state.
Business | Health | Agriculture | Food | NewsAP | Feb. 25, 2015 11:01 a.m.
Oregon is among 30 states that allow the sale of unpasteurized milk, but it sets tight restrictions. A law on the books since the 1950s says sellers of raw milk can't advertise.
Owners of five Yakima Valley dairy farms have agreed to line their manure lagoons — a costly safeguard against groundwater contamination that environmentalists have been seeking for years.