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Hay Growers Encouraged To Reduce Irrigation When Water Is Tight
Hay Growers Encouraged To Reduce Irrigation When Water Is Tight
According to a University of Idaho researcher, hay farmers looking to stretch a limited water supply should consider irrigating their second two cuttings at a significant deficit. Xi Liang, an associate professor of cropping systems agronomy at the U of I Aberdeen Research and Extension Center, has completed two years of a multi-state study evaluating the effects of planting configuration and irri
How Can You Protect Your Yard Vegetation This Summer?
How Can You Protect Your Yard Vegetation This Summer?
We’ve seen them across the state - patches of brown trees or shrubs on the side of the road or in what is typically a lush forest. “With the hot, dry summers we’ve had over the last number of years, and prolonged drought in some very droughty locations in eastern and southern Oregon, plants that traditionally used to do okay without being watered are having issues," said Weston Miller, a Hort
Oregon Agricultural Water Alliance Looks To Address The Needs Of All Farmers
Oregon Agricultural Water Alliance Looks To Address The Needs Of All Farmers
It’s a new group of ag organizations, with a goal of tackling drought concerns threatening both livelihoods and potentially the food supply.  The newly formed Oregon Agricultural Water Alliance include the Oregon Farm Bureau, the state Cattleman’s Association, Dairy Farmers Association, Water Resources Congress, as well as the Oregon Association of Nurseries.  The OAN’s Jeff Ston...
Central Oregon Tours To Focus On Irrigation Equipment
Central Oregon Tours To Focus On Irrigation Equipment
Producers in Central Oregon has an opportunity to participate in a weekend  camp focused on equipment and irrigation. Producers are encouraged to join Rogue Farm Corp (presented by Rogue Farm Corps) June 11th & 12th for this intensive weekend, with three stops at area farms vegetable focused farms of varying scales: Mahonia Gardens in Sisters, Sungrounded Farm in Terrebonne, and Boundless Far
Oregon Looks To Crack Down On Water Being Used By Illegal Marijuana Grows
Oregon Looks To Crack Down On Water Being Used By Illegal Marijuana Grows
In Oregon, a new state law took effect Friday June 3rd, in an effort to crack down on illegal marijuana and hemp grows using water intended for legitimate agricultural operations. Alyssa Rash, with Oregon’s Water Resources Department, said there are now requirements for water haulers and suppliers to track to whom the water is going. “ ...

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