OPB | July 17, 2015
After a warm spring and a scorching summer heatwave, crops across the valley are coming to fruition earlier than expected.
OPB | May 27, 2015
A new report examines the challenges for "Ag of the Middle" — growers too big to rely solely on CSAs or farmer's markets, but too small to compete with industrial operations.
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 31, 2015
TUESDAY: As gardeners gear up for their annual battle with slugs, farmers are facing a slug problem on a completely different scale.
OPB | March 31, 2015
TUESDAY: A bill in the Oregon legislature would limit the use of antibiotics on farms and ranches to only sick animals.
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 | Jan. 27, 2015
TUESDAY: Ontario, one of the most economically depressed cities in Oregon, is seeing jobs come back into town through the onion industry.
OPB | Oct. 03, 2013
The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."
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 | July 16, 2013
As more and more people raise chickens in their backyards, more and more must decide what to do with eggless hens and unexpected roosters
OPB | June 03, 2013
The discovery of genetically modified wheat in an Oregon field has led to more questions than answers for consumers, farmers, and federal officials alike.
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 | May 30, 2012
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.