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Brown marmorated stink bug

August 1st, 2016 · Comments Off on Brown marmorated stink bug · Dept. of Agriculture

Stinkbugs’ natural predator has arrived in the Pacific Northwest (Capital Press, 7/28/2016) Brown marmorated stink bug [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Insect Pest Prevention & Management Annual report (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection and Conservation Programs

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Proposed confined animal feeding operation

July 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on Proposed confined animal feeding operation · Dept. of Agriculture

Second mega-dairy proposed for Oregon (Statesman Journal, 7/25/16) Quick guide Oregon’s CAFO Program [PDF] (2004) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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La Niña

June 21st, 2016 · Comments Off on La Niña · Dept. of Agriculture

Goodbye El Niño, hello La Niña (Mail Tribune, 6/18/16) Seasonal climate forecast (serial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Noxious weed control strategy

June 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on Noxious weed control strategy · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon mulls change to noxious weed strategy (Capital Press, 6/7/16) Noxious weed policy and classification system (annual) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Weeds and weed control

June 3rd, 2016 · Comments Off on Weeds and weed control · Dept. of Agriculture

Annual weed tour offers latest on technology, strategy and rules (Wallowa County Chieftain, 6/3/2016) Annual report (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection and Conservation Programs

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White top

May 24th, 2016 · Comments Off on White top · Dept. of Agriculture

Invasive white top spreads to rangeland (Argus Observer, 5/22/2016) Hairy whitetop (Lepidium pubescens) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program Hoary cress whitetop (Lepidium draba) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program Lens-podded whitetop (Cardaria chalapensis) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Spotted wing drosophila pest

May 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on Spotted wing drosophila pest · Dept. of Agriculture

Researchers attempting to understand spotted wing drosophila (Capital Press, 5/13/2016) Spotted wing drosophila [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Insect Pest Prevention and Management

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Invasive garlic mustard

April 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Invasive garlic mustard · Dept. of Agriculture

Garlic mustard encroaches on Oxbow site in Hermiston (East Oregonian, 4/21/2016) Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Gypsy moth spraying

April 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Gypsy moth spraying · Dept. of Agriculture, Invasive Species Council

Gypsy moth spraying delayed by equipment malfunction (Oregonian, 4/17/2016) Asian gypsy moth : threat and opportunity in Oregon [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection and Conservation Programs and Oregon Invasive Species Council

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Agricultural burning and air quality

April 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Agricultural burning and air quality · Dept. of Agriculture

Smoky fire in West Salem was not over boundary (Statesman Journal, 4/7/2016) Burning questions? : a guide to burning regulations in the Willamette Valley [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture ¿Tiene preguntas sobre la quema? : una guía para los reglamentos de quema en el Valle de Willamette [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Pesticides and marijuana

January 12th, 2016 · Comments Off on Pesticides and marijuana · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon’s new list of pesticides OK for marijuana means changes for some growers (Oregonian, 1/11/2016) State releases pesticide list approved for pot (Bend Bulletin, 1/11/2016) Guidelist for pesticides and cannabis (quarterly) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Program

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Spraying for gypsy moths

December 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Spraying for gypsy moths · Dept. of Agriculture

Gypsy moth spraying proposed (Register Guard, 12/28/2015) Controversial war on gypsy moths may loom for Oregon and Washington (Oregonian, 12/26/2015) Gypsy moth in Oregon (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Division 2015 Oregon gypsy moth detections [PDF] (2015) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Gypsy moth eradication information [PDF] (2015) Oregon State Department of Agriculture,Plant […]

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Yellow flag iris

December 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Yellow flag iris · Dept. of Agriculture

Invasive waterway plant causing concern throughout mid-valley (Democrat Herald, 12/22/2015) Yellow flag iris (Iris psuedocorus) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Kochia weeds

December 18th, 2015 · Comments Off on Kochia weeds · Dept. of Agriculture

Spread of glyphosate-resistant kochia appears limited (Capital Press, 12/17/2015) Kochia (Kochia scoparia) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Yellow nutsedge

December 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Yellow nutsedge · Dept. of Agriculture

Local works keeps fertile weed at bay (Argus Observer, 12/15/2015) Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Avian influenza

December 8th, 2015 · Comments Off on Avian influenza · Dept. of Agriculture

Bird flu tests inconclusive on Oregon duck (Capital Press, 12/7/2015) Avian influenza (bird flu) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture Influenza aviar (gripe de aves) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Economic contributions of agriculture

December 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on Economic contributions of agriculture · Dept. of Agriculture, Oregon State University

Oregon ag’s economic impact yields jobs, sales (Capital Press, 12/4/2015) Oregon agriculture, food and fiber : an economic analysis [PDF] (2015) Oregon State Department of Agriculture and Oregon State University Extension Service

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Christmas tree exports

December 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Christmas tree exports · Dept. of Agriculture

Local trees to distant lands (Democrat-Herald, 11/29/2015) The Pitch & needle (serial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Eating invasive species

November 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Eating invasive species · Dept. of Agriculture, Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

The Bullfrog And Thistle: Can The Northwest Eat Its Way Out Of Ecological Threats? (OPB, 11/23/2015) Bullfrog [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Red swamp crayfish/crawfish/crawdad, Louisiana red swamp, red crayfish, mudbug [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control […]

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Shellfish toxin

November 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Shellfish toxin · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon coast crabs could have lethal toxin; one of many species affected by West Coast algae bloom (Oregonian, 11/03/2015) Tests show marine wildlife exposed to toxin produced by vast algae bloom off west coast (Register Guard, 11/04/15) Algae Bloom Off Pacific Coast Blamed For Marine Mammal Poisoning (OPB, 11/03/2015) Recent biotoxin data (serial) Oregon Department […]

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