OPB | Oct. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."
Aug. 27, 2013 12:35 p.m.
A test project in the Willamette Valley shows quinoa might work as a new crop in the Northwest.
Aug. 12, 2013 12:40 p.m.
The Federal Food and Drug Administration has proposed new safety rules that would, among other things, regulate irrigation water standards for crops.
Aug. 09, 2013 1:45 p.m.
In the Northwest, wheat is big business. The $500-million-a-year industry begins on family owned farms.
July 31, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The next stop in the Our Town series takes us to the place some people call "Portland's backyard": Sauvie Island.
July 16, 2013 12:30 p.m.
As more and more people raise chickens in their backyards, more and more must decide what to do with eggless hens and unexpected roosters
June 03, 2013 12:20 p.m.
The discovery of genetically modified wheat in an Oregon field has led to more questions than answers for consumers, farmers, and federal officials alike.
Aug. 08, 2012 12:50 p.m.
What is it like when your co-workers are birds of prey?
June 22, 2012 9:06 a.m.
The Farm Bill passed out of the Senate on Thursday, but may now face a harder battle in the House.
May 30, 2012 9:30 a.m.
Former city dwellers Kristy Athens and her husband spent six years learning how to survive in the country. Her new book distills her hard-won lessons.
Call In: 888-665-5TOL (or 665-5865)
On Air: Monday - Friday, Noon - 1 p.m.
Thanks to our Sponsors:become a sponsor
From time to time, Think Out Loud heads to a different town in Oregon or Southwest Washington to find stories that go beyond the daily news. Visit the series here.
Point us in the direction of good guests, juicy topics, feisty conversations, and books, events, or news that might turn into Think Out Loud conversations.
Thanks to our Sponsorsbecome a sponsor
Funding Provided By
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
Dawn and Al Vermeulen
Ray and Marilyn Johnson