BY MATT EVANS
The Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa) will get it’s day in a Eugene federal District Court. This will follow, by about two years, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s listing of the amphibian as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act and the recent filing of the lawsuits by WaterWatch of Oregon and the Center for Biological Diversity located in Arizona.
At stake is water usage in the Upper Deschutes River basin.
BY KURT HEATH
Even as drought conditions have improved in many states, Oregon’s drought continues and now ranks as the worst in the entire United States. What’s worse, the forecast leading into next year should be cause for concern among Oregon farmers.
BY DAVE HUNNICUTT, OREGONIANS IN ACTION
On July 23, the Oregon Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) approved new rules for the protection of the Greater Sage Grouse.
BY NAOMI INMAN
A leading genomicist, Dee Denver, from Oregon State University’s College of Science, is joining other scientists to find an earth-friendly approach to eliminating the crop crunching pale cyst nematode and golden cyst nematode.
And Owning Less Land
BY DR. ERIC FRUITS
The vast majority of Oregon farms remain family owned. At the same time, the state has seen a drop in the number of smaller farms.
Winter Cutworm: A New Pest Threat in Oregon
BY NAOMI INMAN
A new publication on the Winter Cutworm from the Oregon State University Extension Service may seem a bit “creepy,” but you’ll be searching for it fast when you notice swaths of damaged lawns
A study by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International predicts that the drone revolution will create nearly 50,000 new agriculture related jobs in America. The revenue is projected to be in the tens of billions.