Agriculture

Agriculture
Mighty mite breeder sets up shop in Klamath Falls
October 2007
Monday, October 01, 2007

Spider mites can wreak havoc on crops, wiping out millions of dollars in agricultural income one tiny bite at a time.

 

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

 

 

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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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