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Flowering rush removal

August 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on Flowering rush removal · Dept. of Agriculture

Divers prepare to yank irrigation-clogging weed (Capital Press, 8/13/2015) Flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program Flowering rush, butomus umbellatus, aquatic invader! [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Beetle infestation

August 13th, 2015 · Comments Off on Beetle infestation · Dept. of Agriculture

Sellwood beetle infestation should be short-lived, experts say (Oregonian, 8/12/2015) Biological control of noxious weeds in Oregon : a guide to common biological control agents found in Oregon [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Top agricultural producers

August 7th, 2015 · Comments Off on Top agricultural producers · Dept. of Agriculture

Cattle tops Oregon ag production after 20 years (Statesman Journal, 8/6/2015) Cattle now top agricultural commodity (Bend Bulletin, 8/6/2015) Cattle industry tops Oregon Ag production list (Capital Press, 8/7/2015) Oregon agriculture : facts and figures (serial) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Agriculture jobs for youths

July 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Agriculture jobs for youths · Bureau of Labor and Industries, Dept. of Agriculture

Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck (Capital Press, 7/25/2015) Oregon state and federal laws regulating the employment of minors in agriculture (annual) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Wage and Hour Division, Child Labor Unit Youth tractor safety training in Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Oregon’s spiders

July 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s spiders · Dept. of Agriculture

Spiders lurk in your home and garden (and that’s good) (Oregonian, 7/20/2015) Oregon spiders : facts and fiction [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Division More about Oregon spiders : hobo, giant house, black widow, and yellow sac spiders [PDF] (2014) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Division

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Field burning

July 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Field burning · Dept. of Agriculture

Field burning starts early as heat hastens harvest (Statesman Journal, 7/9/2015) Summary of the field burning season (annual) Oregon Department of Agriculture Burning questions? : a guide to burning regulations in the Willamette Valley [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Confined animal feeding operations

July 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Confined animal feeding operations · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon dairies expanding (Statesman Journal, 7/1/2015) Quick guide Oregon’s CAFO Program [PDF] (2004) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Division

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Aquaculture in Oregon

June 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on Aquaculture in Oregon · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon aims to double its fish farming industry to $23M (Portland Business Journal, 5/28/2015) Developing additional investment in aqua farming in Oregon [PDF] (2015) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Canola fungal disease

May 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Canola fungal disease · Dept. of Agriculture

Tests confirm blackleg in Umatilla County canola (East Oregonian, 5/27/2015) Canola growing regulations [PDF] (2012) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Gorse in Bandon

May 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on Gorse in Bandon · Dept. of Agriculture, Dept. of Forestry

What is gorse? The prickly, invasive plant influences Bandon state park deal (Oregonian, 5/22/2015) Bandon area gorse survey block [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Forestry Gorse (Ulex europaeus) [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Programs

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Invasive weeds

May 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Invasive weeds · Dept. of Agriculture

USFS to treat 4,800 acres of invasive weeds in C.O. (KTVZ, 5/19/2015) Economic impact from selected noxious weeds in Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Yellow-tuft alyssum

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Yellow-tuft alyssum · Dept. of Agriculture

Volunteers battle invasive plant in southern Oregon (KTVZ, 5/5/2015) Pest risk assessment of Alyssum murale and A. corsicum [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Bees and neonicotinoids

May 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bees and neonicotinoids · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon launches mass bee-death reporting system (Statesman Journal, 5/4/2015) Oregon adds online pesticide complaint reporting (KTVZ, 5/4/2015) Bumble bees, trees, and neonicotinoids [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Program

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Drought and agricultural pests

April 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Drought and agricultural pests · Dept. of Agriculture

A plague of pests in Oregon? Dry, warm winter has farmers and foresters on watch (Oregonian, 4/24/2015) Brown marmorated stink bug [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture. Plant Division, Insect Pest Prevention and Management Spotted wing Drosophila [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture. Plant Division, Insect Pest Prevention and Management

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Giant reed as biofuel

April 7th, 2015 · Comments Off on Giant reed as biofuel · Dept. of Agriculture

Bill would require bond for growing giant cane (East Oregonian, 4/3/2015) Plant pest risk assessment for giant reed [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Woolly meadowfoam

April 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on Woolly meadowfoam · Dept. of Agriculture

A sea-foam change (Mail Tribune, 3/31/2015) Big-flowered wooly meadowfoam (Limnanthes floccosa ssp. grandiflora) [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Conservation Program

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Garlic mustard

March 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Garlic mustard · Dept. of Agriculture

Invasive plant found in Hermiston (Hermiston Herald, 3/24/2015) Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) : a woodland invader! [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Oregon agriculture

February 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon agriculture · Dept. of Agriculture

Report lays out agriculture industry concerns in Oregon (Statesman Journal, 2/5/2015) State of Oregon agriculture (annual) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Economic impact of noxious weeds

December 16th, 2014 · Comments Off on Economic impact of noxious weeds · Dept. of Agriculture

Study: Oregon economy loses $83.5 million to weeds (Statesman Journal, 12/12/2014) Economic impact from selected noxious weeds in Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Food safety

December 8th, 2014 · Comments Off on Food safety · Dept. of Agriculture, Health Authority

Is your supermarket safe? (Statesman Journal, 12/7/2014) How safe is a grocery store? It’s not easy to find out (Statesman Journal, 12/7/2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture retail food code, 2013, OAR 603-025-0030 [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Food Safety Program Oregon licensed facility statistics (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

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