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April 27, 2015
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Fears over glyphosate residues prompt private testing

U.S. consumer groups, scientists and food companies are testing substances ranging from breakfast cereal to breast milk for residues of the world's most widely used herbicide on rising concerns over its possible links to disease.
April 26, 2015
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Wilbur-Ellis given OK to fly Oregon-made ag drone

Wilbur-Ellis, one of the country’s prominent ag service and supply companies, has received FAA approval for commercial use of a drone manufactured in Oregon.
April 25, 2015
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Vermont GMO labeling rules finalized

The rules for Vermont’s mandatory GMO food labeling law have been finalized.
April 25, 2015
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NRCS encourages no-till farming in Sherman County

Sherman County, Ore., wheat producers have until May 15 to apply for funding intended to encourage them to take up no-till farming.
April 24, 2015
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California government says it’s meeting water-saving goal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—California’s state government reported meeting its own overall water conservation goal for 2014, though data released Wednesday showed half the agencies fell short of the 20 percent target while the drought worsened.
April 24, 2015
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GMO control area proposal dies in Oregon House

SALEM—A bill to create “control areas” for increased regulation of genetically modified crops in Oregon has died in committee, but the basic idea may be revived.
April 24, 2015
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Agritourism bill overcomes trial lawyer opposition

SALEM—Proponents of a bill limiting the legal exposure of agritourism operations in Oregon have overcome the objections of trial lawyers who initially fought the proposal.
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