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Sheep shearing is for women, too
Craig Reed/For the Capital Press
Sheep shearing is for women, too
Katherine Ritchie has advanced to where she is not only a full-time shearer, but also an instructor.

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Produce boxes bring the farm to your doorstep
Produce boxes bring the farm to your doorstep
CSA program now available to Hermiston residents
Wallowa County’s Hawkins sisters fine with fowl
Wallowa County’s Hawkins sisters fine with fowl
It’s successful in many ways but not necessarily financially, they contend.
Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors
The shortage of banking services has been a major obstacle to the industry.
Agency considers dropping wolf protections
Since securing protection in the 1970s, they have bounced back in parts of the country.
Lawsuit Aims To Protect Salmon From Logging On Oregon State Forests
Logging on the Clatsop and Tillamook state forests is a key source of funding for area counties.
Tillamook subsidiary files lawsuit against troubled Oregon dairy
Tillamook subsidiary files lawsuit against troubled Oregon dairy
A lawsuit filed by a subsidiary of the Tillamook dairy cooperative seeks to terminate its milk-buying contract with Lost Valley Farm, a troubled Oregon dairy farm.
Hazelnut growers find common ground with Chinese diplomat
Hazelnut growers find common ground with Chinese diplomat
Oregon hazelnut growers hope a recent meeting with a top Chinese diplomat will create goodwill in trade negotiations.
Cannabis testing reveals biopesticide contamination
Cannabis testing reveals biopesticide contamination
Contamination of six biopesticides was revealed in the past year by Oregon farm regulators due to cannabis testing.
Top US attorney in Oregon charges 9 in fraud, pot scheme
The current case began as a major fraud investigation and grew into a drug probe.
Harvest Capital is Northwest Ag Show’s title sponsor
Harvest Capital is Northwest Ag Show’s title sponsor
In addition to partnerships with Harvest Capital Company, the show has also confirmed participation by Kubota Tractor Corporation and Coastal Farm and Ranch as major show sponsors.

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