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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, $4.4 million set aside for wildfire prevention, spotted owls get protection from other owls, grants available for Washington state specialty crops, Northwest potato growers regain market, and grazing rights threatened to protect a plant. Feds Hoping to Reduce Oregon Wildfire Risk   The U.S. Forest Service and USDA Natural […]

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Coastal Ag News Roundup for January 24, 2016

Coastal Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, automation to redefine the agricultural workplace, organic blueberries are big business in the Pacific Northwest, no new ag wells being approved in the Walla Walla sub-basin, Washington state hops account for majority of U.S. harvest, and environmental changes affecting coastal fish. Salem Company Says Automation Will Redefine Not Replace […]

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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, worker visa program not fully supported, optimal rainfall mapped, Northwest wheat exports on the rise, agriculture censes mailing soon, and wolves attack a llama in Union County.   H-2C Plan Not Fully Supported A House bill proposing a new visa guest-worker program isn’t fully supported by agricultural employers who […]

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Coastal Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, Christmas tree permits now available, EPA awards OSU scientist, farming machinery values reach bottom, wolf attacks being investigated in Idaho, and a wet and cold winter possible in the Northwest. Get Your National Forest Christmas Tree Permits The perfect Christmas tree is waiting to be found it in the […]

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Technology in Farming

Tech on the Farm (and Ranch)

  In the U.S., technology and farming are coming together in ways that could make small farms and ranches just as viable as large-scale operations. Imagine a world where drones mounted with multispectral cameras report on plant and soil health. The farmer could then use that data to regulate water, pesticides, fertilizers, and monitor growth. […]

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Coastal Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, water levels looking good in Washington state, sudden oak death found in Douglas-fir saplings, local EPA boss fights for the Northwest, nonlethal wolf management ideas wanted, and gene editing takes center stage. Yakima Basin Water Levels Above Normal Water levels in mountain reservoirs throughout the Yakima Basin are much […]

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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, cities do use slightly more water than farms, more wolves to be killed after more attacks, complicated gardening terms explained, 4-H Week kicks off 4-H Month, and a new reservoir in Washington designed to help apple farmers. Urban Areas Use Slightly More Water than Farms According to economic researchers […]

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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, wolf packs continue to expand, the fresh produce industry set to host its own Shark Tank competition, the National 4-H Hall of Fame set to induct Oregonian, forestry reform gets political, and beetle infested trees being thinned in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Northeast Oregon Wolf Packs Grow in Numbers […]

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Ag News Roundup

Coastal Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, drought spreads in Washington, penned heifers are more stressed, forest management being blamed for wildfires, John Deere makes a big purchase, and more livestock killed by wolves. Drought Spreads Fast in Washington State A lack of precipitation and some of the hottest weather on record has led to more […]

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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, more wolf attacks prompt further pack thinning, grain inspection fees may be dropping soon, bears are abandoning salmon streams, a gypsy moth infestation in Washington state may be averted, and seabirds continue to disappear due to lack of food. Four Wolf Attacks Over Eight Days Prompts Action The Oregon […]

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