Agriculture

Agriculture
Umpqua College embraces the wine business
October 2009
Thursday, October 01, 2009

Blaine-2Umpqua Community College president Blaine Nisson and his staff have launched 12 new instructional programs over the past five years. But the initiative that has gotten the most attention has been the Southern Oregon Wine Institute.

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Next: Pesky business
October 2009
Thursday, October 01, 2009

FlyFarmers have new intelligence in the war on bugs, thanks to Oregon State University researchers who have discovered that insect resistance to pesticides is apparently time-sensitive.

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Tree growth takes a cut
High Five
Friday, September 25, 2009

Despite increasing sales, Oregon Christmas tree farmers are cutting back on growth.

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Hop grower is hopeful
High Five
Monday, September 28, 2009

One southern Willamette Valley grower is working to help revive local hop farming.

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Nursery keeps roots native
High Five
Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A Redmond nursery supplies restoration projects with native Central Oregon species.

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