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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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Specialty crop block grants

October 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Specialty crop block grants · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon Receives $2 Million In Specialty Crop Funds (OPB, 10/8/2015) 2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Gypsy moths

September 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Gypsy moths · Dept. of Agriculture

State agriculture officials concerned gypsy moths jumped in numbers (Oregonian, 9/24/2015) Gypsy moth in Oregon (serial) Oregon Department of Agriculture Gypsy moth : a major pest of trees [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Razor clams

September 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Razor clams · Dept. of Agriculture

Reopening of Oregon razor clamming on indefinite delay (Daily Astorian, 9/23/2015) Recent biotoxin data (serial) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Food Safety Program

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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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