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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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Agricultural workplace safety

April 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Agricultural workplace safety · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation

Death of farmworker strangled by safety vest leads to $7 million lawsuit (Oregonian, 4/25/2016) Can you identify fatal hazards on your farm or ranch? [PDF] (2008) Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Cultivate a safe agricultural workplace (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Winter cutworms

March 4th, 2016 · Comments Off on Winter cutworms · Oregon State University

Winter cutworm poses threat to Oregon grass seed crops, golf courses (Capital Press, 3/3/2016) Winter cutworm : a new pest threat in Oregon [PDF] (2016) Oregon State University, Extension Service

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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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New thornless marionberries

October 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on New thornless marionberries · Raspberry & Blackberry Commission

Thornless Marionberries reduce liability concerns (Capital Press, 10/27/2015) Oregon marionberries [PDF] (2004) Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Commission

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Soil contamination from pesticides

October 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Soil contamination from pesticides · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Oregon State University

Tips For Staying Safe Around Contaminated Soil (OPB, 10/12/2015) Yesterday’s orchard … today’s home : legacy pesticides on former orchard property [PDF] (2009) Oregon State University Extension Service Guidance for evaluating residual pesticides on lands formerly used for agricultural production [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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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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El Niño

August 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on El Niño · Oregon State University, Dept. of Land Conservation and Development

El Niño continues to grow with widespread global impact, scientists say (Oregonian, 8/14/2015) Strong El Niño Does Not Necessarily Doom Northwest Ski Season (Northwest Public Radio, 8/13/2015) El Niño [PDF] (1997) Oregon State University, Sea Grant College Program El Niño and La Niña – erosion impacts along the Oregon coast [PDF] (1999) Oregon Department of […]

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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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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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Oregon’s potato industry

March 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s potato industry · Potato Commission

Gov. Brown addresses Oregon potato farmers’ concerns (KGW, 3/2/2015) Industry directories [PDF] (2014) Oregon Potato Commission

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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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Agricultural fireworks

February 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Agricultural fireworks · State Fire Marshal

Legislation might put BOOM! in bird repellent (Portland Tribune, 2/3/2015) Oregon bird control fireworks bill moves to House floor (Capital Press, 2/3/2015) Agricultural fireworks [PDF] (2009) Oregon State Fire Marshal

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Canada goose agricultural depredation

December 29th, 2014 · Comments Off on Canada goose agricultural depredation · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

As Canada Goose Populations Recover, Northwest Farmers Pay The Price (OPB, 12/28/2014) Pacific flyway management plan for northwest Oregon-southwest Washington Canada goose agricultural depredation control [PDF] (1998) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Oregon cranberry harvest

October 27th, 2014 · Comments Off on Oregon cranberry harvest · Oregon State University

Cranberry farmers struggle with high supply, low prices (Capital Press, 10/23/2014) Oregon cranberries at a glance [PDF] (2009) Oregon State University, Department of Horticulture and Extension Service

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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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Nursery industry

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

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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Agricultural water quality program

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on Agricultural water quality program · 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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