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Oregon Lawmakers Take On Phasing Out A Controversial Pesticide, Again

During the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s chlorpyrifos workgroup meeting, news of bill to phase out use of the pesticide sparked questions about whether the group should continue.

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Another Cow Slain And Mutilated In South-Central Oregon, But Few Leads

A range cow was recently found in Lake County, Oregon, apparently mutilated.  This follows the five bulls killed on the sprawling Silvies Valley Ranch last summer in neighboring and vast Harney County. 

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Why Are Apples Rotting In Washington Orchards? Bad Weather, Labor Shortage To Blame

Fujis and Pink Ladies are some of the most valuable and last to ripen apple varieties in the Northwest. And this winter there are huge swaths of them left unpicked in orchards east of the Cascades.

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Teamsters Union Drops Objection To NORPAC Sale

That means the big condition attached to the $49 million sale of NORPAC's Oregon plants is resolved.

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Willamette Valley Farmers Wait To See If NORPAC Will Be Sold

A global cold storage company says it will buy parts of NORPAC, one of the region's largest fruit and vegetable processors. 

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Oregon Starts Appeals Of $1 Billion Timber Verdict

The Oregon Department of Justice wants a new trial in the landmark $1 billion Linn County timber case.

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Research Suggests Solar Energy Production And Agriculture Can Get Along

Analysis shows pollinators are drawn to plants grown between the panels of a southern Oregon commercial solar array.

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Suspicious Haystack Fires In Central Washington Leaves Major Export Up In Smoke

More than a dozen haystacks have been burned under suspicious circumstances in Central Washington since early October. It’s concerning to the hay industry and law enforcement.

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Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Oregon Wolf Delisting, Citing Change In State Law

The Oregon Court of Appeals dismissed a gray wolf delisting lawsuit Wednesday, citing a change in state law that blocked judicial review.

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Latino Nonprofit Receives $400,000 Grant To Help Farmers Of Color

Nonprofit organization Adelante Mujeres has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help support, educate and empower farmers of color.