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Farmworker Groups Seek Ban On Pesticide

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 21, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Portland

Farmworker advocacy groups are pushing for a ban on a pesticide that can damage the nervous system. 

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Oregon Hazelnut Growers To Receive 3rd Highest Starting Price Ever

The Register-Guard | Sept. 18, 2016 8:16 a.m.

Northwest hazelnut growers will receive a minimum initial price of $1.18 a pound for their crop this fall, the third highest starting minimum price ever, the industry said Friday.

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New Report: Malheur County Has Significant Mining Potential

OPB | Sept. 14, 2016 11:37 a.m.

A new report from Oregon’s Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shows that an area that conservationists want to protect is rich in mining potential.

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Idaho Leads The West In Per Capita Farm Income

Capital Press | Sept. 8, 2016 10:37 a.m.

Idaho lost a little ground in 2015 among the 11 Western states in the rankings for farm cash receipts and net farm income.

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Washington State To Resume Wolf Killings After Additional Calf Attacks

AP | Aug. 22, 2016 11:29 a.m.

State officials will resume efforts to kill the remaining members of a wolf pack in northeastern Washington after finding two calf carcasses and an injured calf.

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Deschutes Basin Sees Surprising Sockeye Returns

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 1:48 p.m.

Three hundred and fifty fish might not sound like much. But for the sockeye recovery program in the Deschutes Basin, this year’s returns are a big boost.

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Northwest 'Apple Auditor' Keeps A Close Eye On The Crop

Northwest News Network | Aug. 15, 2016 8 a.m.

The Northwest apple harvest is just underway and pickers are wading into the lush orchards. And so far things look dramatically better than last year.

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Oregon Crops Top $5 Billion In Value; Beef Leads Way

AP | Aug. 12, 2016 8:01 a.m. | Portland

For the second year in a row, beef is Oregon's No. 1 agricultural commodity.

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Puyallup Tribe Pursues Medical Marijuana Growing Operation

AP | Aug. 4, 2016 12:04 p.m. | Tacoma, Washington

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is taking steps to grow medical marijuana on tribal land.