OPB | March 06, 2014 10:51 a.m.
A study finds that cows that have suffered trauma or stress-related illness experience more difficulties getting pregnant in comparison to cows who haven't. For ranchers, this means lost profits.
OPB | Feb. 20, 2014 4:41 p.m.
New statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show the number of working farms in Oregon shrank by more than 8 percent between 2007 and 2012.
OPB | Feb. 04, 2014 3:24 p.m.
Oregon Democrats Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden were among the 68 Senators who helped pass the five-year, trillion-dollar farm bill at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.
OPB | Jan. 29, 2014 12:41 p.m.
A long-awaited version of the farm bill passed by the U.S. House Wednesday morning could have wide ranging effects here in Oregon.
OPB | Jan. 16, 2014 1:24 p.m.
A federal magistrate has thrown out settlements between the U.S. Department of Labor and two Oregon blueberry growers accused of minimum wage violations.
The Columbian | Jan. 12, 2014 7 p.m.
Developer has filed application to build 18,000-square-foot site
OPB | Jan. 08, 2014 1:57 p.m.
After nearly a month of dry weather, it's snowing again in parts of Central Oregon.
OPB | Dec. 31, 2013 3:36 p.m.
Growing consumer demand for craft beers helped make 2013 a good year for Northwest hop farmers. Farmers not only grew more, but they also got paid more per pound.
OPB | Dec. 20, 2013 6 p.m.
Onion growers in Eastern Oregon are welcoming this week’s news that the Food and Drug Administration will revise food safety regulations proposed last January.
Capital Press | Dec. 05, 2013 1:36 a.m.
A federal judge appears sympathetic to arguments that the U.S. Labor Department coerced farmers into signing financial settlements to prevent their crops from spoiling.