Agriculture

Agriculture
Farmers dread new food bill
High Five
Monday, November 30, 2009
Oregon small farmers rally against the Senate's new food safety bill, saying it hurts producers.
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OSU: US ag resilient to climate change
High Five
Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A study by OSU ranks agriculture in the US as the sixth most resilient to climate change among developed nations.

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Winter’s back, but spring is in the mail
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

flowers1Dahlias are odorless, but famously big and brightly colored; their vibrant, spiky blooms tend to dominate a garden. But the Northwest frost shrivels them completely, and at Swan Island Dahlias in Canby, where there are 40 acres of the flowers, it's as if a light has gone out.

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Fresh hope for the mint industry
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

MintGrowers and distillers of Oregon’s troubled peppermint industry hope that a not-so-new invention will help increase their crop’s international competitiveness.

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Evenstad’s Island
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009
DomaineSereneVineyard

Domaine Serene unfolds telescopically as you enter the property, like some hidden world that appears only when you find the right door: 450 precisely manicured acres above Dundee with seven vineyards divided into pristine grids.

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