For the first time, scientists have found a deadly plant disease infecting fir trees in the Pacific Northwest.
local | Environment | Flora and Fauna | Agriculture | News | Communities | ForestryOPB/EarthFix | Oct. 17, 2017 2 p.m. | Brookings, Oregon
Crews working the Chetco Bar wildfire had more to consider than just the flames once it spread into a quarantine zone where a disease was devastating trees.
A growing number of small farmers are making a mark on central Oregon’s local food scene — despite the region’s challenging agricultural conditions.
local | Agriculture | Food | News | Environment | Economy | BusinessThe Register-Guard | Oct. 11, 2017 9:20 a.m.
A bumper filbert (also known as hazelnuts) crop in Turkey means Oregon growers start the fall earning 18 percent less a pound than last year.
local | Agriculture | Food | News | Politics | EnvironmentAP | Sept. 26, 2017 7:44 a.m.
The appeals court last week affirmed a lower-court decision that said a 2013 state law forbidding local action against genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, took precedence over the county's 2014 ban.
local | Agriculture | Food | News | Air | Environment | Economy | Business | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 11, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Harvest season is in full swing in Oregon and Washington. But with wildfires burning hundreds of thousands of acres, many Pacific Northwest growers are concerned about their crops.
Oregon State Police have identified a 15-year-old male from Vancouver, Washington, as a primary suspect responsible for the still-blazing Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge.
local | Food | Agriculture | News | EnergyStatesman Journal | Sept. 2, 2017 11:34 a.m. | Hubbard, Oregon
For the last few months, the hazelnut processing plant in Hubbard has been pushing out nuts on nothing but the power of the hot, summer sun.