News | Agriculture | localNorthwest News Network | Aug. 30, 2017 11:55 a.m. | Cheney, Washington
The number of ranchers in the U.S. is on the decline. There’s no recruiting for the gig and some of the generational ties to ranch land in the West have been severed.
EarthFix's Jes Burns fills us in on wildlife competing for water and resources in the Klamath basin. Then we learn about an effort to get health care to migrant workers. And an OSU researcher talks "exceptional" longevity.
Water | Fish & Wildlife | News | Environment | Land use | Communities | Agriculture | localOPB/EarthFix | July 26, 2017 7 p.m. | Tulelake, California
While controversial, the common practice of farming on the Klamath wildlife refuges has resulted in an interesting new direction for agriculture across the basin.
News | Agriculture | local | FoodNorthwest News Network | July 6, 2017 4:40 p.m.
Monday marked the start of the Northwest's bin-busting wheat harvest. Last year was big, but this year's wet winter and spring has poured on the yields.
“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.
News | Agriculture | Politics | local | NationAP | April 24, 2017 7:37 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
President Donald Trump's hard line against immigrants in the U.S. illegally has sent a chill through the nation's agricultural industry, which fears a crackdown will deprive it of the labor it needs to plant, grow and pick the crops that feed the country.
News | Agriculture | Environment | localMedford Mail Tribune | March 14, 2017 12:42 p.m.
Medford already has exceeded the annual average precipitation total with 21.04 inches since Oct. 1, when the water year began, and is 8.31 inches above the normal count for this time of year.
News | Agriculture | Business | localCapital Press | March 11, 2017 3:22 p.m. | Nyssa, Oregon
The region’s vibrant onion industry is rushing to rebuild their storage and packing facilities after 4 feet of snow and ice crushed the buildings and destroyed the onions and equipment inside.
News | Water | Environment | Fish & WildlifeOPB/EarthFix | Feb. 8, 2017 3:38 p.m.
A ruling released Wednesday says additional water is needed on the Klamath River to flush out parasites causing deadly disease outbreaks in salmon.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 1, 2017 noon
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.
Lawsuit could lead to compensation and a change in the legal status of water rights in the drought-stricken West.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Friday she's appointing Alexis Taylor to head the Department of Agriculture, and Barry Pack to head the Oregon Lottery.
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.