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Big welcome: California winery arrives in Oregon
Jackson Family Wines’ expansion into Oregon worried some people in the industry, and the...
Apples top Washington crop, but varieties in ‘turmoil’
Smackout pack, once targeted by WDFW, kills cow
Flood control plan calls for further drawdown of Lake Oroville


Lawsuit: Eastern Idaho sheep grazing threatens bighorns
The lawsuit challenges the Forest Service’s authorization of the grazing allotments in the...
Growing local in Central Oregon isn’t easy, but farmers are seeing success
USDA withdraws controversial GIPSA rules
Utility scrutinized as California wildfire victims sue

Ag Sectors

Fire damages Underwood Fruit and Warehouse Co. in Gorge
The facility in Bingen, Wash., started operation 100 years ago. The company packs apples, pears and...
Suspension of Winter Water Savings opens door to recharge
Wet weather harms some WSU variety trials
Farms, vineyards assessing damage from wine country fires


Law pre-empts counties from banning aerial spraying
Lincoln County Community Rights, which supports the ban, argues that Oregon laws that pre-empt...
Wood construction becomes sexy again
Klamath Falls creates ag opportunities at home
As Clean Power Plan is gutted, Congress must step in to price carbon

Special Sections

Ag tires also need care and maintenance
Ag tires and tracks require specialized equipment for repairs.
Fix or replace? It’s often a taxing question
Tune-ups, maintenance keep ATVs in tip-top shape
Irrigation systems need attention each fall