Ag News Archives

Coastal Ag News Roundup for June 14th

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, Washington State University researchers find way to save honey bees, ecosystems may be destabilizing, ranchers given permission to kill wolves, large Oregon dairy ordered to allow auction of its livestock, and coastal martens face extinction.  WSU Researchers Working to Save Honey Bees Washington State University researchers have developed a […]

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Coastal Ag News Roundup for June 14th

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, uncertainty for Oregon wheat growers, rural areas to get better broadband internet, how the new South Korean trade deal will affect northwest farmers, ODA director visits all 36 Oregon counties, and Washington asparagus growers need people for possible early harvest. NE Oregon Wheat Trade Deals with Uncertainty Wheat farmers […]

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Coastal Ag News Roundup for June 14th

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, cutting and leaving western juniper not having intended effect on invasive grasses, Washington’s wolf population grows again, gypsy moth plan out for public comment, wolves impact Oregon rancher, and millions issued to protect and grow job opportunities in Washington state. Invasive Grasses May Increase with Cutting of Western Juniper […]

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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, Washington apple growers to employ further market research, raw milk gets new study, snow pack in Washington at average, lawmakers block carbon tax, free social media app created to connect farmers and ranchers with the world. Washington Apple Industry May Need More Marketing Research The number of specialized apples […]

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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, study proves salmon use geomagnetic fields, stricter mercury limits coming to Oregon, new livestock district postponed in Umatilla County, wolf-livestock projects get grant funding, and fairs recognized as economic drivers in Washington state. Researchers Discover Salmon Use Geomagnetic Field as Hatchlings Scientists with the Oregon Hatchery Research Center, a […]

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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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