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Oregon Will Not Suspend Operations At New Mega-Dairy

East Oregonian | June 27, 2017 9:50 a.m.

Oregon regulators will not suspend operations at a controversial new mega-dairy near Boardman. Environmental and animal rights groups had urged a shutdown.

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Nautical Cattle Drive Ships Dairy Cows From Northwest To Vietnam

Northwest News Network | June 23, 2017 3:45 p.m.

More than 1,500 dairy cows embarked on a long voyage Friday from the Pacific Northwest to Vietnam.

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Washington On Alert For Japanese Beetles After Oregon Outbreak

Capital Press | June 16, 2017 11:53 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington steps up trapping for Japanese beetles, while Oregon wraps first year of five-year eradication campaign.

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Oregon Beef Producers Cheer Trade Negotiations With China

OPB | June 14, 2017 3:15 p.m.

Northwest cattle producers are cheering new trade standards that will once again allow beef exports to China.

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After Damaging Winter, Oregon Businesses Choose To Rebuild In Idaho

OPB | June 7, 2017 4:11 p.m. | Nyssa, Oregon

Some companies are choosing to make the move to Idaho, citing the higher cost of doing business in Oregon. 

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'Cherry Express' To Fly Northwest Cherries Direct To China

Northwest News Network | June 5, 2017 4:15 p.m.

A brand new flight will send fresh cherries from Seattle to Shanghai, China, several times a week starting June 18.

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Northwest Wheat Farmers Battling Fungus

Northwest News Network | June 5, 2017 4:15 p.m.

“Rust” is a four-letter word that makes wheat farmers shudder. The dusty orange fungus called stripe rust cut wheat yields in half.

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Hemp Advocates To Celebrate 1st Planting Of Newly Legalized Crop In Washington

Northwest News Network | June 5, 2017 4:15 p.m.

Moses Lake is the scene of a "first planting" demonstration of the non-drug cousin of marijuana in Washington state, where industrial hemp is now legal.

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Weeds And Herbicides Puts An Organic Farm At Odds With Neighboring Growers In Oregon

NWPR/EarthFix | May 17, 2017 9:25 p.m. | Moro, Oregon

Sherman County, Oregon, is debating what to do about a large organic farm accused of letting its weeds spread onto neighboring fields.

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Oregon Radish Farmers Sue Bank For $6.7 Million In Seed Dispute

Capital Press | May 16, 2017 7:26 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

A group of Oregon farmers is seeking $6.7 million from a bank for allegedly interfering with sales of radish seed, causing it to lose value.

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