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Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
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Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming
Two years after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon, some vineyards in the state's hyper-fertile region along the California border are trying their hand at pot farming

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Bill would more than double USDA organic research funding
Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree is among a trio of lawmakers who wants to more than double funding for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture organic research program
Azure Farms submits a tentative weed management plan
Azure Farms submits a tentative weed management plan
The organic farm in Sherman County has been criticized by neighboring farmers, who say noxious weeds are spreading to their ground.
Weed control supervisor gave organic farm control options; farmer says they’ve tried
Fire, herbicides and repeated heavy, deep tillage are among possible weed control alternatives suggested by Sherman County.
County may press for quarantine of an organic farm
County may press for quarantine of an organic farm
Neighboring wheat growers say weeds spreading from Azure Farms threaten their crops.
USDA reignites debate over organic livestock, poultry rule
USDA reignites debate over organic livestock, poultry rule
Further delay frustrates the Organic Trade Association and pleases some livestock and poultry groups.
Ag Department delays animal welfare standards for organic meats
The rule was originally scheduled to go into effect in March.

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