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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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Bees and pesticides

October 30th, 2014 · Comments Off on Bees and pesticides · Dept. of Agriculture, State Legislature

Bees and pesticides: Oregon task force seeks balance (Statesman Journal, 10/29/2014) Report to the Oregon Legislative Assembly : draft [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Task Force on Pollinator Health Bumble bees, trees, and neonicotinoids [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pesticides Program

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Flowering rush

October 6th, 2014 · Comments Off on Flowering rush · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon’s Columbia River sees first aquatic weeds capable of clogging irrigation canals (Oregonian, 10/5/2014) Plant pest risk assessment for flowering rush, Butomus umbellatus L. [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Agriculture Flowering rush, butomus umbellatus, aquatic invader! [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Service animals

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off on Service animals · Dept. of Agriculture

Hearing on service animals barred from Eugene store complete, BOLI decision expected by year’s end (Oregonian, 7/28/2014) Shopping with service animals [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Marionberries in shorter supply, prices rise

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off on Marionberries in shorter supply, prices rise · Dept. of Agriculture

Marionberries in shorter supply, prices rise (Statesman Journal, July 24, 2014) Oregon marionberries [PDF] (2004) Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission Marionberry characteristics [PDF] (2004) Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission

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Protecting pollinators

July 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Protecting pollinators · Dept. of Agriculture

Pesticides, starvation implicated in recent Oregon bee die-offs; task force seeks solutions (Oregonian, 7/2/2014) Protecting pollinators from pesticides [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Nursery industry

June 16th, 2014 · Comments Off on Nursery industry · Dept. of Agriculture, Employment Department

The growing nursery business (Portland Tribune, 6/12/2014) Nursery news (serial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Oregon’s nursery industry : a history of growth – before the great recession recession [PDF] (2012) Oregon Employment Department

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