Agriculture

Agriculture
Oregon beef industry weathers rising costs
Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

07.11.12 Thumbmail CattleThanks to current high beef prices, regional management practices, relatively temperate weather and potatoes, Oregon’s beef producers stand to gain from the national drought.

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Rail service eases transportation concerns
Must Reads
Friday, July 06, 2012

High fuel prices and a truck shortage are making Oregon and Washington potato grower-shippers turn toward rail service and overseas markets.

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Smaller pear crop expected
Must Reads
Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The Pacific Northwest pear crop is expected to be 6% smaller this fall.

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Tasteless tomato culprit found
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Friday, June 29, 2012

Plant geneticists have discovered the gene mutation that makes grocery store tomatoes so tasteless.

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Greater good
June 2012
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

0612 GreaterGood 05The earth-friendly wisdom of Tony and Michelle Soter has created Planet Oregon, a pinot that blends quality with ecology.

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