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Bye, Bye, Beer? Brewers Say They've Got A Plan On Climate Change

A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?

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Climate Change Could Make Beer Prices Double, Study Says

The price of a six-pack in the U.S. could rise by $1 to $8 because of drought and heat. As one of the researchers says, it's "another way climate change will suck."

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The Search Is On For Every Bee Species In Oregon

No one knows just what bee species live in Oregon, which means we can’t even begin to track if they’re declining. A statewide project wants to change that.

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Public Lands Grazing Helps Ranchers, Sage Grouse, Study Says

Grazing restrictions on public lands may have unintended consequences for greater sage grouse, according to a recent study. The imperiled birds' habitat can be lost when ranching operations go under.

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Oregon Moves To Protect Wine From False Out-Of-State Labels

Oregon pinot noir is so popular that some winemakers elsewhere are making false links to the state's viticultural areas for their own wines, and might be breaking the law

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Yakima Valley Farmers Fight For The Future Of A Cascades Lake

Climate change is forcing us to rethink how we use lakes as water reservoirs. That's creating conflict between east-of-the-Cascades farmers and recreation-seekers from the urban westside.

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Groups Seek Ban On M-44 'Cyanide Bombs' In Oregon

Animal advocates say M-44 "cyanide bombs" kill indiscriminately and are a threat to wildlife, pets and people.

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New OSU-Developed Hop Coming To A Pint Glass Near You

Strata is the first release from OSU's aroma hops program, which was founded in 2010. And soon, it could be showing up in beers all over the Pacific Northwest.

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Smaller US Apple Crop Forecast For 2018

The U.S. Apple Association, meeting in Chicago last week, forecast this fall’s apple crop at 6 percent less than last year’s crop. Growers fear tariffs will hurt exports.

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USDA Will Pay $4.7 Billion To Farmers Hit In Trade War

Most of the money – more than $3.6 billion – will go to soybean farmers. Last year, China bought nearly a third of all soybeans grown in the U.S.