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Plan now for 2012 Web Worm control

Webworms were a common sight this year in southern Oregon.  Traveling north on I-5 early this fall, I noticed web worms on trees alongside the road as far north as Canyonville.  During the prior year, most of the worms appeared in that area, then it seemed they slowly spread south.  Once in southern Oregon, they […]

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Applegate Valley Wine Trail Annual ‘UnCorked’ Event Set for November 20

Come kick off your Holiday season in style and join the Applegate Valley Vintners this November 20th from 11am to 5pm for its annual Fall UnCorked Barrel Tour! Each of the 16 wineries in the spectacular Applegate Valley will be “putting on the ritz” for you as they feature appetizer pairing specifically matched to some […]

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Trade Agreements May Mean New Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 12, 2011 – Congressional ratification of three bilateral free-trade agreements between the United States and Korea, Colombia and Panama, as well as approval of Trade Adjustment Assistance, is welcome news for farmers and ranchers, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. “Now that Congress has approved all the components of the trade […]

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USDA Expands Export Opportunities for American Cherry Producers

USDA Expands Export Opportunities for American Cherry Producers Cherries First U.S. Fresh Fruit to Gain Access to Western Australia Market WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011—The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that after 10 years of negotiations, U.S. cherries can now be exported to Western Australia, making cherries the first U.S. fresh fruit to gain access […]

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Fall Web Worms

Fall Web Worms

  You may not know the name, but in the past couple of years, you’ve seen the results of their work.  Trees of many varieties, completely stripped of their leaves, leaving a ghost-like appearance resembling a Halloween  party decoration.  While some have said that the worms do not hurt the tree, it stands to reason […]

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Oregon celebrates a berry good product

Oregon Berry Festival focuses on high quality fruit As a wide variety of Oregon berries ripen this summer, growers and processors expect a two-day celebration this month to bear fruit in terms of generating publicity and appreciation for the agricultural specialty. The Oregon Berry Festival, held July 22-23 in Portland, highlights all that is good […]

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