OPB | 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 | June 03, 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 | June 02, 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 | April 08, 2015
Gov. Kate Brown declared drought in Klamath County earlier this week and farmers are anxious about the low snowpack.
OPB | March 09, 2015
MONDAY: Financing farmland in Oregon can be a very tricky affair.
OPB | March 04, 2015
WEDNESDAY: With the average age of farmers nearing 60, farming internships are aiming to revitalize the industry with a younger generation.
OPB | Feb. 23, 2015
MONDAY: The departure of shipping company Hanjin from the Port of Portland could be devastating for hazelnut producers and processors.
OPB | 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 | Dec. 04, 2014
THURSDAY: Almost 200 years ago, the burgeoning city of Manhattan faced a crisis between growing urban development and lingering pastoral interests.
OPB | 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 | 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 | 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 | Nov. 12, 2013
TUESDAY: A new state advisory committee means industrial help could be planted in Oregon as early as next spring.
OPB | Oct. 22, 2013
TUESDAY: Washington voters will decide in November whether foods with genetically engineered ingredients have to be labeled.
OPB | Oct. 17, 2013
The eastern Oregon city wants to attract unmanned aircraft companies as a way to spur the local economy.
OPB | Sept. 05, 2013
Tea may be about to join coffee, beer, wine and spirits as the Northwest's next homegrown beverage.
OPB | Aug. 27, 2013
A test project in the Willamette Valley shows quinoa might work as a new crop in the Northwest.
OPB | 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.