Agriculture

Agriculture
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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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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Mysterious wheat crop loss puzzles researchers
April 2011
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
0411_WheatResearchers investigate what attacked thousands of acres of wheat in Eastern Oregon last fall—and whether it could happen again.
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Farmers begin planting Monsanto beets
High Five
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Farmers in Eastern Oregon have begun USDA-mandated training in order to grow Monsanto-made Roundup Ready beets.
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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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