Agriculture

Agriculture
Opposition to genetically engineered foods misguided
Opinion
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
BY SCOTT DAHLMAN | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

04.09.13 Thumbnail CornIt’s hard to believe there’s anything more about GE foods to debate. But once again, activists are trying to raise public fears about genetically engineered foods.

 

 

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Medford pear market stabilizes
Must Reads
Monday, April 08, 2013

Medford's pear market has stabilized and is poised for a comeback after dropping 28% in production over the past five years.

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OSU scientists create new purple tomato
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 NextTomatoes owe their red color to carotenoids, a group of fat-soluble pigments rich in antioxidants. Now scientists at Oregon State University have created a new, purple tomato — “Indigo Rose” — that owes its eggplant color to another class of nutrient-heavy pigments called “anthocyanins.”

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Oregon's berry crop production by the numbers
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 FOB ByTheNumbers BerriesOregon is indeed a blue state, at least where berries are concerned.

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Timber split
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 TimberSplit 01Efforts to balance logging and environmental issues move forward in eastern Oregon as gridlock continues in the west.

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