OPB | Broadcast: June 14, 2017
We travel to far Eastern Oregon, where for many businesses, it's hard not to think the grass is greener on the other side of the border ... in Idaho.
OPB | Broadcast: May 12, 2017
“Swap Talk” will air live on OPB and KQED at 10 a.m., providing a chance for Oregon public broadcasting listeners to talk to people in the Bay Area about how the new federal administration is impacting their world.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2017
Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.
OPB | Broadcast: July 11, 2016
The Oregon blueberry harvest this year may be record-breaking. Also, a Portland Public School Board member has accused the district of bias, and we preview the Republican National Convention starting next week.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 2, 2015
If Congress doesn't act by Dec. 31, the stakeholders are back to square one.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2015
The Oregon State Fair runs through Labor Day, September 7. We broadcast live on the first day of the fair and talked to all kinds of participants — from the 4H exhibits to the table decorators, the paper artists, poets and sword swallowers.
OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2015
Researchers in Eastern Oregon have come up with a way to create a kind of pasta seed pillow that may significantly boost the native species critical to the region's desert habitats.
OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2015
Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency in May. We discuss what that means for the state's residents and wildlife.
OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2015
Gov. Kate Brown declared drought in Klamath County earlier this week and farmers are anxious about the low snowpack.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The state is becoming increasingly known for growing this underground fungal delicacy. It's not unusual for truffles to sell for $3000 per pound and more.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.
OPB | Broadcast: April 17, 2014
THURSDAY: Oregon State University's Oregon Hops and Brewing Archive is the first archive in the country to document the history of beer.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2014
THURSDAY: It's been a particularly dry winter for Oregon. Businesses from agriculture to recreation are feeling the repercussions of the dry spell.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 12, 2013
TUESDAY: A new state advisory committee means industrial help could be planted in Oregon as early as next spring.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 22, 2013
TUESDAY: Washington voters will decide in November whether foods with genetically engineered ingredients have to be labeled.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2013
The eastern Oregon city wants to attract unmanned aircraft companies as a way to spur the local economy.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 5, 2013
Tea may be about to join coffee, beer, wine and spirits as the Northwest's next homegrown beverage.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 27, 2013
A test project in the Willamette Valley shows quinoa might work as a new crop in the Northwest.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2013
The Federal Food and Drug Administration has proposed new safety rules that would, among other things, regulate irrigation water standards for crops.