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Pendleton-Based Future Farm’s Funding Fizzles Out

The taxpayer-funded event landed Yamaha but couldn’t sustain itself into a third year.

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Oregon Wheat Heading To War-Torn Yemen To Ease Famine

Over the past two weeks, seven ships filled with 176,000 tons (159,665 metric tons) of wheat have left Portland for Yemen, two Oregon politicians said.

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Harmful Pesticide Ban Ordered By US Appeals Court

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a decision to allow the use of a a pesticide that can cause brain damage in children.

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More Than 58K Acres Of Crops Reported Within Substation Fire Boundary

Crops make up more than half of the area engulfed in the Substation Fire, which burned 78,425 acres.

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Governor, Senators Seek Fire Aid For Oregon Farmers' Crop Loss

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the state’s two U.S. senators are asking the Trump administration to assist local farmers who lost some or all of their crops in one of several large wildfires burning in the state.

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As NW Farmers Brace For Trade Wars, USDA Announces Aid

The federal plan released Tuesday outlined three programs to pay producers and develop new markets, but lacked specifics.

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Trump Administration Crafting Aid Plan For Farmers Hurt By Tariffs

The plan aims to provide temporary relief to farmers who have faced retaliation from U.S. trade partners during Trump's escalating trade dispute with China.

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Klamath Tribes' Water Case Gets Its Day In Court, But No Ruling Yet

A federal judge heard arguments in a case filed by the Klamath Tribes of southern Oregon seeking greater protections for endangered sucker fish in Upper Klamath Lake.

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Western Farmers Put On Laser Shows To Shoo Away Thieving Birds

This berry-picking season, some Pacific Northwest farmers are trying something new and high tech to scare away thieving birds.

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How A Botched Experiment Sent GMO Grass Creeping Across Oregon

In 2003, a botched experiment by agribusiness giants Scotts Miracle-Gro and Monsanto unleashed a mutant strain of creeping bent grass across Oregon.