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Growing local in Central Oregon isn’t easy, but farmers are seeing success
In central Oregon’s high desert climate, farmers have to take extra measures to reap a harvest.

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USDA approves Washington’s picks for crop grants
USDA approves Washington’s picks for crop grants
USDA officially awards specialty crop grants to 20 Washington projects
Canadian firm plans Oregon mushroom farm; 200 jobs projected

VALE, Ore. (AP) — Officials of Farmers Fresh Mushrooms were not looking to expand beyond Canada, but as the saying goes, one thing led to another, and now they are looking to start up a farm outside of Vale, projecting employment of around 200...

Project saved homes from fires, but can it be duplicated?
Project saved homes from fires, but can it be duplicated?
Thinning of forests in central Oregon, where towns and subdivisions sit in a green ocean of Ponderosa and lodgepole pines, has saved homes amid one of the most devastating wildfire seasons in the American West
After punishing drought, Montana ranchers sell calves early
Stockyards have moved 6,000 animals more than they did during the same weeks in 2016.
Farm Bureau highlights Washington farm’s labor shortage
Farm Bureau highlights Washington farm’s labor shortage
Washington vegetable farm featured in video on labor shortage
Brewery’s beer name challenged by West Coast brewery
An Oregon brewery is demanding that a Maine beer maker change the name of its signature India pale ale
Northwestern Montana wood products company plans expansion
A northwestern Montana wood products company says it plans to move its operation, increase its production and hire more than 75 new employees by the end of 2019
Report: Most Northwest ag commodities barely profitable
Report: Most Northwest ag commodities barely profitable
A Northwest Farm Credit Services report finds producers of most commodities in the region should be earning small profits.
Big overseas hazelnut crop cuts prices for Oregon growers
Hazelnut growers in Turkey ramped up production this year, driving down prices for growers in Oregon
US producer prices rose 0.4 percent in September
The burst of inflation is likely the result of oil refineries shuttering along the Gulf of Mexico due to Hurricane Harvey.

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