Agriculture

Agriculture
Blumenauer calls for end of direct farm subsidies
High Five
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Rep. Earl Blumenauer is calling for an end to direct subsidies for farmers, which would save $3 billion each year.
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Nursery industry experiencing slump
High Five
Monday, October 24, 2011
The closure of the Oregon Coast Garden Center after 52 years of business is indicative of a larger downturn for Oregon's nurseries.
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Companies fight back against rising copper theft
High Five
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Farms and other businesses in rural Marion County are seeing an uptick in copper theft, despite the Oregon Legislature's amendment of the scrap-metal law last year.
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The farm-direct meat revolution
June 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
0611_InTheCut_02Farm-direct pushes boundaries of the local meat industry.
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Eugene gets flour mill
High Five
Monday, April 18, 2011
Farmer and entrepreneur Tom Hunton launched the Camas Country Mill in north Eugene, the area's first commercial grist mill since the Great Depression.
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