Agriculture

Agriculture
Klamath drought takes toll on area farmers
May 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010

The Klamath River Basin’s drought spells a dire year for farmers already suffering from last year’s bad commodity prices. Many hope to simply survive.

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Farmers markets draw different customers
May 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010

Farmers-MarketFarmers market managers say that while the growing season is just beginning to blossom, a wider variety of shoppers are popping up in local markets and vendors are adapting to changing customer needs.

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Sheep find work at wineries
High Five
Friday, April 16, 2010

Oregon wineries adopt an old-school strategy by using sheep as weed wackers.

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Marijuana goes mainstream in Southern Oregon
May 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010

_T5P0967Marijuana has been a lucrative underground business for decades, but as pot laws become more liberalized it’s become a big part of the above-ground economy.

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Pear farms can't sell
High Five
Friday, April 02, 2010

A 1973 law meant to preserve open space and farm land is hurting Oregon pear growers.

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