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February 12, 2016

Entrepreneurs flock to Oregon cannabis conference

A speaker at the Cannabis Collaborative Conference said the fast-growing industry has an entrepreneurial model to emulate in the organic food movement.
February 11, 2016

USDA’s largest conservation program offering $150M to farmers and ranchers

Agricultural producers who are willing to go the extra mile for conservation have an opportunity to receive financial payments through USDA’s largest conservation program—the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).
February 10, 2016

Reuters poll on sugar consumption not breaking news

A January Reuters poll shows that the majority of Americans are trying to cut their sugar intake.
February 09, 2016

Underhill introduces Easy Out

Easy Out, the first spray sprinkler removal tool that requires no digging, is now available from Underhill International.
February 08, 2016

Beet sugar is safe, but GM pandering is not

The recent report that Hershey Co. will stop buying beet sugar ("Hershey says 'bye' to beet sugar," Dec. 28) because it comes from genetically modified (GM) seeds was disappointing, because the decision had nothing to do with the safety of beet sugar prod
February 07, 2016

The GMO sugar myth

Just like there’s no such thing as the boogeyman, there’s also no such thing as GMO sugar—but public misconception about genetically modified food could be cause for concern for sugarbeet producers.
February 06, 2016

Oregon seed pre-emption law challenged in Legislature

Oregon lawmakers heard a clear message from farmers who oppose local government restrictions what seeds they can use.
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