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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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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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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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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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Migrant and seasonal farmworkers

October 29th, 2013 · No Comments · 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 · 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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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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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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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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State of the agriculture industry

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off · State Board of Agriculture

Report: Oregon agriculture lags behind neighboring states (Statesman Journal, 1/25/2013) The state of Oregon agriculture [PDF] (biennial) Oregon State Board of Agriculture

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Christmas tree industry

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Oregon State University

Oregon’s Christmas tree industry enters its peak season (Oregonian, 11/24/2012) Local Christmas tree growers see steady prices, healthy demand (Register Guard, 11/25/2012) Growing Christmas trees in the Pacific Northwest [PDF] (2003) Oregon State University

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Umatilla Basin water supplies

October 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Water Resources Department

Hunt for water in eastern Oregon has farmers scrambling to tap Columbia River (Oregonian, 10/14/2012) Update of ground water conditions and declining water levels in the Butter Creek area, Morrow and Umatilla Counties, Oregon [PDF] (1984) Oregon Water Resources Department Ground water supplies in the Umatilla Basin [PDF] (2003) Oregon Water Resources Department Status of […]

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Agricultural water quality management

October 15th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon farm pollution act goes under the spotlight (Oregonian, 10/13/2012) Water quality and agriculture [PDF] (serial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Molalla-Pudding-French Prairie-North Santiam Subbasins Agricultural Water Quality Management Area plan [PDF] (Biennial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Child farm labor

October 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Child farm labor in Oregon and the U.S.: big dangers, little change (Oregonian, 9/29/2012) The employment of minors in agriculture [PDF] (2009) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

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Century farms

July 31st, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

A century and more of Oregon farming, with help from land-use laws and property tax breaks (Oregonian, 7/31/2012) Century and sesquicentennial awards 1958-2010 [PDF] (2010) Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Program

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Canola growing regulations

February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

For Oregon farmers, oil-rich canola is either promise or peril (Oregonian, 2/18/2012) Canola growing regulations [PDF] (2009), Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Agricultural production

January 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon farmers look for improvement in 2012, but volatility is a perennial crop (Oregonian, 1/14/2012) Oregon agripedia (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

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Valuation of agricultural land

December 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Study Cites Value in Retaining Oregon Farm Land, (KTVZ, 12/22/2011) A Comprehensive valuation of agriculture lands : a perpetual investment in Oregon’s economy and environment [PDF] (2004), Oregon State Department of Agriculture A Comprehensive valuation of agriculture lands : a perpetual investment in Oregon’s economy and environment [PDF] 2011

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