Agriculture

Agriculture
Growers predict abundant labor
April 2009
Wednesday, April 01, 2009

When the time comes this June to pick his strawberries, Mike Christensen is not quite sure who will be in the fields.

 

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OSU develops filberts resistant to blight
April 2009
Wednesday, April 01, 2009

hazelnuttreesThe Oregon hazelnut industry, which not that long ago appeared doomed at the hands of a deadly fungus, has turned the corner thanks to two disease-resistant varieties recently released by Oregon State University.

 

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Q&A with Willamette Valley Vineyards' president
March 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009
JimBernau.jpgWhen Jim Bernau founded Willamette Valley Vineyards in 1983, his 15-acre, one-man operation was one of about 115 vineyards dotting Oregon’s landscape.
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Graphic: Oregon farm potato sales by county
March 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009
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Economy pummels King Ag
February 2009
Sunday, February 01, 2009
wheat.jpgIn 2008, wheat prices soared to a whopping $16 per bushel and then plummeted to $5.50 by the end of the year.
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