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Ditch The Rule – EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Power Grab

Ditch The Rule – EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Power Grab    As many of you may have heard, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a rule to redefine the term “waters of the United States.”  This is critically important because it establishes the jurisdictional boundaries for […]

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OP-ED: TIME FOR ORGANIC ACTIVISTS TO STOP SPREADING LIES

OP-ED: TIME FOR ORGANIC ACTIVISTS TO STOP SPREADING LIES Apr. 25, 2014 by Mischa Popoff, Former USDA contract organic inspector, Author of Is it Organic? The inside story of the organic industry, Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute Wouldn’t making it in America be easy if you could just pass laws to put your competition […]

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Food, Farm and Jobs Bill

Food, Farm and Jobs Bill

Food, Farm and Jobs Bill The Agricultural Act of 2014 is important legislation that provides authorization for services and programs that impact every American and millions of people around the world. The new Farm Bill builds on historic economic gains in rural America over the past five years, while achieving meaningful reform and billions of […]

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Beef Triathlon April 26

Hello! Attached is a flyer for the third Beef Triathlon, put on by the Heritage Club. The ultrasound demo will start at 12:00 PM, Saturday, April 26th, at the Gladman’s farm, 940 Gibbon Rd., Central  Pt. We will scan yearling bulls and see ribeye area, back fat, marbling, etc. This will be a very interesting […]

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Landowners can diversify income from outdoor recreational enterprises on agricultural lands

Landowners can diversify income from outdoor recreational enterprises on agricultural lands Klamath Falls, OR — Landowners wanting to branch out and earn extra income from their properties are encouraged to attend an Outdoor Business Workshop May 1 from 9 a.m. to 4:00 pm at Yamsi Ranch in Chiloquin, OR. Transportation will leave from the OSU […]

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the snowpack situation is pretty dire,

Spring rains have poured into Willamette Valley reservoirs, easing fears about summer water supply locally. But that’s not the case in much of the rest of Oregon, which depends upon winter snowpack to store water for warmer months. “This year, the snowpack situation, especially in Southern Oregon, is pretty dire,” said Phil Mote, director of […]

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Oregon’s drought may affect crops

Oregon’s drought may affect crops

Home  »  State  »  Oregon Print By Dacotah-Victoria Splichalova The Daily Barometer Published: April 10, 2014 10:11AM Oregon has water issues like most of the western U.S., according to Kathie Dello, associate director of the Oregon Climate Change Research institute at Oregon State University. Because the rain and snow falls from October to March, Oregon […]

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Record numbers join FFA

Record numbers join FFA

A record number of kids are donning the blue corduroy jacket of , formerly known as Future Farmers of America. The jacket is an icon of rural life — the organization is sort of like Boy Scouts for farming, and it dates back to the 1920s. Even though fewer and fewer young people grow up […]

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EPID April meeting

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Eagle Point Irrigation District held their April 8 Board meeting at the Ashpole Center at City Hall in Eagle Point.  The meetings are normally held in the Board room at the Office on Brophy Road.  The change in venue was in anticipation of a larger crowd due to the […]

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Grants Pass fairgrounds

This weekend is the Josephine County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse Horse Shows Saturday is the last of the  3  Gymkhana Silver Buckle Series 2014 – Speed and Texas Barrels, Poles, and Keyhole  Sign ups start at 8AM – $8 per class or $30 per day.  Sunday is the third Schooling Horse Show with Ribbons to 5th […]

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