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Umatilla’s Ashley Wheeler turned a common dilemma facing many growing families into a business — and got a little help recently with an electronic billboard display on Times Square in New York.

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About 98% of the 2 million farms in the U.S. are family farms, and the vast majority are small, according to the USDA’s newest edition of America’s Farms and Ranches at a Glance. But there's m…

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The American Frozen Food Institute honored Debbie Radie at its annual Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, according to Boardman Foods. Radie, vice president of operations at Boardman…

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The Northwest wheat crop is off to a good start, but farmers hope for more moisture as the growing season approaches winter. "There is a lot of time between now and the 2023 harvest," said Ama…

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People are invited to get a new headshot with the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce photographer Kim Clark during a chamber member exclusive event.

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Wheat industry representatives are ramping up visits with overseas customers this fall and winter. Northwest farmers, researchers and other industry experts will participate in crop quality to…

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Lauren Henderson has been appointed acting director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture after Alexis Taylor, the agency's former director, was nominated as USDA undersecretary for trade an…

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Amazon plans on building two new data centers near Hermiston that provide almost $10 million in annual revenue through large fees rather than full property taxes.

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As Oregon regulators hit the brakes on authorizing new irrigation wells, the decision is raising concerns that scant groundwater data may indefinitely hinder new drilling. The Water Resources …

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A new study could influence whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will eventually approve feeding "spent hemp biomass" to livestock, unlocking another potential market for the versatile plant.

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The USDA is providing $10 million to help establish what advocates say will be the largest program to promote climate-smart ranching in the West. Sustainable Northwest, a Portland-based nonpro…

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Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. plans to build a new french fry processing plant in Argentina. Construction is expected to finish in mid-2024 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires. Cost is estimated at $24…

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A federal judge has reset Cody Easterday's sentencing for defrauding Tyson Fresh Meats to Oct. 4. The delay was sought by Easterday's lawyer, who had a scheduling conflict.

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Pac/West Lobby Group on Tuesday, Sept. 6, announced it is expanding its communications department with the hire of Amanda Spoo, an Eastern Oregon native and 2009 Hermiston High School graduate.

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The number of water law violations in Oregon has continued climbing in 2022, building on a trend that state regulators have observed over the past five years.

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A new online “data viewer” displays information about pesticide detected in 12 river basins by the state Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Agriculture, but several ag and n…

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SALEM — A coalition of 22 environmental, public health and animal welfare groups is petitioning Oregon regulators to adopt new rules targeting air pollution from large-scale dairies. The petit…

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