Crops & Soil
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Sisters nurture legacy at family orchard

FILER, Idaho — Nestled alongside the Snake River just west of Twin Falls, Kelley’s Canyon Orchard has been a draw for generations of fruit lovers. The

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Sisters nurture legacy at family orchard

FILER, Idaho — Nestled alongside the Snake River just west of Twin Falls, Kelley’s Canyon Orchard has been a draw for generations of fruit lovers.

Couple starts small with micro-green niche

ROSEBURG, Ore. — “Hard work and will power” are driving Rylan Guillen and Erika Wolfe forward in pursuit of making their farming business plan a

It’s National Farmers’ Market Week

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has proclaimed Aug. 5-11  Farmers’ Market Week, as the Oregon Farmers Markets Association gears up to celebrate the National Farmers’ Market

Marketing key to success for new farms

As director of Washington State University Extension in Cowlitz County, Gary Fredricks advises people interested in becoming farmers. First of all, he counsels, budding farmers

Saturated steam an organic weed killer

The Steam Weeder looks like a vacuum cleaner and sounds like an espresso machine, with a long hose and nozzle attached to a tractor-mounted boiler

Meat processor shortage makes for long waits

Small USDA-inspected meat processors are an important part of the burgeoning local food movement, but there just aren’t enough of them, several operators say. “The

CDC: Handle backyard chickens with care

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — If you’re really loving your backyard chickens and all those fresh eggs, you might be giving your flock a little bit

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