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Column: Do we really need a reminder to vote?
In Congress, there is still much work to be done. As lawmakers continue to debate regulation and immigration reform, we need to vote to ensure they understand the concerns of farmers and ranchers.

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Letter: Name game bolsters support for Walden
Congressman Greg Walden doesn’t have to pretend to be someone he is not. He lets his record speak for itself.
Column: Blockchain record-keeping not just a fad
Column: Blockchain record-keeping not just a fad
A functioning blockchain can trace food illness outbreaks to the source, likely avoiding mass destruction of food that’s perfectly safe to eat and saving innocent farmers thousands, maybe millions of dollars in losses.
Column: Oregon state agencies out of control
Column: Oregon state agencies out of control
Oregon state agencies are definitely expanding their heavy-handed powers, and modeling is just a prime example.
Letter: Trump trade policy costs farmers
How can Capital Press possibly support a $12 billion expenditure to counteract the effects of lousy trade negotiating?
Editorial: Another farm bill deadline missed
Editorial: Another farm bill deadline missed
Senate and House conferees are confident they will reach agreement and pass a bill before the end of the year. We’ll see.
Editorial: Washington oyster farmers need help
Editorial: Washington oyster farmers need help
Our hope is the Washington Pollution Control Board will agree that science should prevail over social media.
Letter: Thanks for printing drought column
The comments in the column are spot on and obvious from the experience of a knowledgeable manager.
Column: Inside the minds of millennials
Millennials feel they know more than others about food and agriculture, have a more positive attitude about both and a higher interest than all other segments in learning more.
Editorial: Now we’re talking!
Editorial: Now we’re talking!
The U.S. should be courting a lot of other nations and trade blocs in addition to Mexico, Canada, South Korea and Japan.
Editorial: Washington regs put brakes on hemp industry
Editorial: Washington regs put brakes on hemp industry
The best solution would be for Congress to remove hemp from the controlled substances list and negate the need for state regulation.

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Columns

Column: Do we really need a reminder to vote?
In Congress, there is still much work to be done. As lawmakers continue to debate regulation and immigration reform, we need to vote to ensure they...
Column: USMCA a trade deal for the 21st century
Under USMCA, we have created new rules to help our farmers, ranchers and workers better face the challenges of the 21st century economy, which will...
Column: Blockchain record-keeping not just a fad
Column: Oregon state agencies out of control
Column: Inside the minds of millennials

Editorials

Editorial: Klamath Basin aid a small start
The federal government, which lured farmers to the basin with the promise of cheap land and plentiful water, should be obligated to do whatever it...
Editorial: Protect ranchers, not wolves
Many ranchers have lost faith in wildlife managers. They don’t even report wolf attacks on their livestock — would you?
Editorial: Washington oyster farmers need help
Editorial: Now we’re talking!

Letters

Letter: Name game bolsters support for Walden
Congressman Greg Walden doesn’t have to pretend to be someone he is not. He lets his record speak for itself.
Letter: Trump trade policy costs farmers
How can Capital Press possibly support a $12 billion expenditure to counteract the effects of lousy trade negotiating?
Letter: Thanks for printing drought column
Letter: Leave climate science to scientists