Record Level Drought
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.
Deer vs. Hemp Crops
New Sage Grouse Rules
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.
OSU Partners on $3.2 Million Study to Probe a Costly Potato Pest
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.
Oregon Family Farmers Making Less Income
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.
Helpful Guide for Farmer Pests
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
50,000 New Ag Jobs Delivered by Drones
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.