Agriculture

Agriculture
Q&A with founder of Pacific Natural Foods, Chuck Eggert
October 2007
Monday, October 01, 2007

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Now better known for tasty vegetable soups and free-range chicken broth than soymilk, 360-employee Pacific Natural Foods is stretching its boundaries by getting into the dairy business and running its own beef processing plant.

 

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Farm union pact doesn’t end debate
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

DairyCows.jpgOregon’s largest dairy farm has struck a collective-bargaining deal with United Farm Workers, marking the state’s first large-scale farm unionization.

 

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Schools ripe for farmers
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

With 77 million breakfasts and lunches served to Oregon students each year, introducing local foods to schools could equal big business for Oregon farmers.

 

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June '07 farming, natural resources and energy
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

 

 

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Wheat price grows rapidly
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

HE PRICE OF WHEAT has ballooned during the last year: Portland trades of No. 1 soft white wheat rose 65% between July 2006 and July 2007, easily surpassing $6 per bushel.

 

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