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.
OPB | Aug. 09, 2013
In the Northwest, wheat is big business. The $500-million-a-year industry begins on family owned farms.
OPB | May 13, 2013
We'll check in on how the dry weather is affecting Klamath Basin water users and the early wildfire season.
OPB | April 18, 2013
After a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas, we'll look at how hazardous chemicals are regulated in Oregon.
OPB | June 22, 2012
The Farm Bill passed out of the Senate on Thursday, but may now face a harder battle in the House.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2012
Cassandra Profita informs us of the commercial sized biofuel project coming to Boardman that will use breakthrough techniques to attain ethanol from trees and waste, financed partly with federal money.