Agriculture

Agriculture
Farm to school boosts local agriculture
News
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
BY AMANDA WALDROUPE | PORTLAND CORRESPONDENT

08.28.13 Thumbnail FarmOregon's Farm to School program has three purposes: it provides nutritious school meals to kids, teaches them about growing food and supports local agriculture.


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Eugene trees fed by sewage being harvested
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

The first trees grown at Biocycle Farm in Eugene are being harvested. It is the nation's largest tree farm fed with treated sewage sludge, known as biosolids.

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OSU tests sweet potatoes
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Oregon State University field trials show that sweet potatoes can give high yields in this region, but the market for them is sketchy.

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Harry and David expecting good year
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Harry & David is gearing up for the holiday season as the pear harvest begins this week.

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Kitzhaber signs Willamette Valley canola ban
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill banning canola production in the Willamette Valley until 2019.

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