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Shows tagged as: agriculture
Mon, May 13 2013
We'll check in on how the dry weather is affecting Klamath Basin water users and the early wildfire season.
Thu, Apr 18 2013
After a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas, we'll look at how hazardous chemicals are regulated in Oregon.
Fri, Jun 22 2012
The Farm Bill passed out of the Senate on Thursday, but may now face a harder battle in the House.
Mon, 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.
Thu, Oct 20 2011
Baker Rock Resources hopes to open a gravel mine on Grand Island — but farmers on the Willamette river island object.
Tue, Oct 11 2011
What are experts and growers predicting about the quality of Oregon's wine crop this year?
Wed, Jul 13 2011
Writer Katherine Cole takes us behind the scenes of Oregon's burgeoning biodynamic wine world.
Mon, Jul 11 2011
Oregon businesses are split on the use of an online government system to verify an employee's legal status.
Wed, Jun 22 2011
How is Oregon grain linked to the state's relationship with China?
Fri, Jun 10 2011
We're live from Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood to find out what the mountain means to you.
Tue, Apr 26 2011
The USDA tested cows around the country last year and found illegally high levels of antibiotics and other drugs. What questions does this raise for you?
Tue, Mar 8 2011
What's the role of unions in Oregon today?
Fri, May 14 2010
What do farmers do when there isn't enough water to go around?
Tue, Mar 30 2010
Should northwest farmers be allowed to grow genetically modified sugar beets?
Thu, Dec 10 2009
How will the food safety bill moving through Congress now affect farmers — and food — in Oregon?
Tue, Nov 3 2009
Should city people be permitted to keep chickens — or even roosters — as pets?
Tue, May 12 2009
How does a rural community face the challenge of a global economic crisis?
Fri, Feb 20 2009
Who should eat the grass on public lands?
Mon, Feb 9 2009
Chat with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack about what you grow, eat and burn.
Thu, Apr 17 2008
Would what farmers grow -- and what they get for it -- have to change to accommodate more local eating?