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Cold, wet spring slows down Oregon agriculture

Cold, wet spring slows down Oregon agriculture

Many crops get a late start, but agriculture can still catch up in the months to come ODA — As April draws to a close, Oregonians can almost count on one hand the number of days this month without rain and count on the other hand the number of days the thermometer has reached the […]

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Don’t let baby chicks cause health problems this Easter

Don’t let baby chicks cause health problems this Easter

State Veterinarian advises parents to protect young children from infectious diseases ODA — Fluffy newborn chicks may be cute and cuddly, but the traditional Easter holiday icon can also lead to infectious disease, particularly affecting young children. That’s why parents are once again advised this spring to use common sense and caution when it comes […]

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Oregon agriculture looks at new international markets

ODA on the lookout for emerging markets, including India and SE Asia ODA — China stands tall as an international market for Oregon agriculture that has scarcely reached its full potential. Japan, despite the recent issues related to the March earthquake and tsunami, remains a long-standing and loyal customer. South Korea, with a possible free […]

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With Walden’s support, House moves to protect farmers and others from duplicative permit requirement that threatens public health

With Walden’s support, House moves to protect farmers and others from duplicative permit requirement that threatens public health

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives today passed bipartisan legislation that would block new regulations that would subject farmers, mosquito control districts, and others to duplicative permitting and tens of thousands of dollars in counter-productive fines.

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