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Flowering rush

October 6th, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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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Canada thistle

May 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Worker weevils (Herald and News, 5/9/2014) Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Distaff thistle

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Distaff tops noxious weed ‘wanted’ list (Capital Press, 3/30/2014) Plant pest risk assessment for wooly distaff thistle, smooth distaff thistle, Carthamus lanatus, C. baeticus [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Agriculture Woolly distaff thistle (Carthanus lanatus) : thistle alert! [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program

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Agricultural water quality program

February 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

State asks districts to target water quality efforts (Capital Press, 2/7/2014) Oregon agricultural water quality report [PDF] (2012) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Agricultural Water Quality Management Program [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Oregon agripedia

January 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon Agripedia now available (Statesman Journal, 1/11/2014) Oregon agripedia (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Oregon rainfall

January 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

2013 Was Driest Year On Record In Parts Of Oregon (OPB, 1/1/2014) Seasonal climate forecast (serial) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Brown marmorated stink bug

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Spread Of Stink Bugs Alarms Growers, Scientists (OPB, 11/1/2013) Pest alert : brown marmorated stink bug [PDF] (2010) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Division

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Exporting Christmas trees

October 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Northwest Christmas trees heading overseas (Capital Press, 10/23/2013) Christmas tree/ holiday wreath shipping regulations [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Nursery and Christmas Tree Program Frequently asked questions [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Nursery and Christmas Tree Program

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Japanese beetles

July 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Japanese beetles threaten Oregon’s agriculture, nursery industries (Oregonian, 7/28/2013) Economic risk analysis : Oregon and the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) newman [PDF] (2008) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Japanese beetle in Oregon, 2012 [PDF] (2012) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Japanese beetle [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Bee deaths from pesticide

June 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

State investigating death of ‘hundreds’ of bees in Hillsboro days after 50,000 found in Wilsonville (Oregonian, 6/24/2013) Bee deaths a result of pesticide Safari; count upped to 50,000 dead insects (Oregonian, 6/21/2013) Commercial and public pesticide applicator responsibilities [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Pesticide investigation and enforcement [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of […]

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Agricultural exports

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon’s food processors think export markets in Asia hold untapped opportunity (Oregonian, 5/18/2013) Oregon Agripedia [PDF] (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Invasive water primrose

May 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Fighting an invasion (Register Guard, 4/29/2013) Water primrose (Ludwigia spp.) : aquatic invader! [PDF] (2011), Oregon State Department of Agriculture Water primrose (Ludwigia ssp.) [PDF] (2012), Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Willamette Valley canola production

April 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Modified canola proposal studied (Register Guard, 4/13/2013) Canola FAQ [PDF] (2012) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Giant cane

March 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Bill would classify giant cane as a weed in Oregon (Capital Press, 3/22/2013) Plant pest risk assessment for giant reed [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Farming in Oregon

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture

Fewer Oregonians able to support themselves with farm work, compared to other states (Statesman Journal, 2/20/2013) State of Oregon agriculture [PDF] (Biennial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Arundo donax

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Giant reed seen as biofuel — or another kudzu disaster (NBC, 11/17/2012) Plant pest risk assessment for giant reed (Arundo donax L.) [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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