Agriculture

Agriculture
Helping farmers maximize crops
January 2010
Thursday, December 17, 2009

DSC00661Every season farmers must contend with shifting crop markets as they look for the best outlet for their produce. But Randy Morrow hopes to ease some of that uncertainty with his new family business called eProduceSales.com.

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Farmers dread new food bill
High Five
Monday, November 30, 2009
Oregon small farmers rally against the Senate's new food safety bill, saying it hurts producers.
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Fresh hope for the mint industry
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

MintGrowers and distillers of Oregon’s troubled peppermint industry hope that a not-so-new invention will help increase their crop’s international competitiveness.

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OSU: US ag resilient to climate change
High Five
Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A study by OSU ranks agriculture in the US as the sixth most resilient to climate change among developed nations.

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Winter’s back, but spring is in the mail
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

flowers1Dahlias are odorless, but famously big and brightly colored; their vibrant, spiky blooms tend to dominate a garden. But the Northwest frost shrivels them completely, and at Swan Island Dahlias in Canby, where there are 40 acres of the flowers, it's as if a light has gone out.

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