Agriculture

Agriculture
Oregon commodities rebound in 2010
March 2011
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
0311_CommoditiesDataburstOnly four of Oregon’s top 10 farm commodities increased value in 2010, yet overall state commodities increased 3.8% to $4.3 billion.
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Roasters cope with rising coffee costs
March 2011
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
0311_RoastersRaw coffee beans are getting more expensive. Whether or not the price you pay at the local café or grocery story for roasted beans or coffee has increased because of it depends largely on where you buy them.
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Milk prices sour dairy outlook
High Five
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Mallorie's Dairy of Silverton is closing after 56 years of producing milk, due to declining milk prices.
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Numbers don't add up for dairies
February 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011
0211_MalloriesMilkThe closing of a longtime Oregon dairy has delivered another blow to an already fragile industry suffering from declining milk prices and rising feed costs. Five years ago Oregon had about 330 dairy farms that produced and sold milk. Today it has 280.
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Bend cafes compost by the bin
High Five
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Three restaurants in Bend's Old Mill District have been turning their scraps into compost for a local farm that sells its wares at local farmers markets.
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