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El Niño

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

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 · 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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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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Oregon agripedia

January 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Oregon agripedia · Dept. of Agriculture

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

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Brown marmorated stink bug

November 4th, 2013 · Comments Off on Brown marmorated stink bug · 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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Migrant and seasonal farmworkers

October 29th, 2013 · Comments Off on Migrant and seasonal farmworkers · Dept. of Human Services, Employment Department

As migrant farm workers settle in Oregon, stability boosts their children’s education (Oregonian, 10/29/2013) Migrant and seasonal farmworker enumeration profiles study, Oregon [PDF] (2002) Oregon Department of Human Services Oregon update, migrant and seasonal farmworker enumeration profiles study [PDF] (2013) Oregon Employment Department

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Exporting Christmas trees

October 24th, 2013 · Comments Off on Exporting Christmas trees · 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 · Comments Off on Japanese beetles · 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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Agricultural exports

May 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Agricultural exports · 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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Willamette Valley canola production

April 16th, 2013 · Comments Off on Willamette Valley canola production · 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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Farming in Oregon

February 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off on Farming in Oregon · 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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