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OSU Enrollment Increased Year-Over-Year
OSU Enrollment Increased Year-Over-Year
OSU Enrollment Increased Year-Over-Year
Oregon State University set an enrollment record this fall, as the population of Beavers increased 3.3% year-over-year. At 35,239 students, OSU remains the largest university in the state, marking nine years in a row at the top spot. The enrollment includes students learning at OSU locations in Corvallis, Bend, Portland, Newport, La Grande and through the university’s online E-campus program.   ..
AFT: Farmland Loss Impacts Rural Urban Alike
AFT: Farmland Loss Impacts Rural Urban Alike
AFT: Farmland Loss Impacts Rural Urban Alike
American Farmland Trust recently released a multi-year study that indicates that if changes are not made, up to 25 million acres of farm land will be lost across the U.S. by 2040.  Addie Candib with AFT said their study looked at three different levels of urban sprawl and the impact it would have on the farm community: Business as usual will result in the loss of 18 million acres  “Runaway” spraw
Electric Tractors Featured During Portland Conference
Electric Tractors Featured During Portland Conference
Electric Tractors Featured During Portland Conference
A major conference on electric transportation wrapped up Thursday in Portland.  Organizer Jeff Allen said they had a number of vehicles on display, including a tractor, showcasing how EV’s can help save farmers money. “A lot of the diesel that farms burn, they burn idling. Of course, with...
Cooper: IP 13 Could Have Detrimental Impact On Oregon Animal Ag
Cooper: IP 13 Could Have Detrimental Impact On Oregon Animal Ag
Cooper: IP 13 Could Have Detrimental Impact On Oregon Animal Ag
The Ag, as well as the non-Ag communities in Oregon are being warned of a push to get an initiative on the ballot that could dramatically impact farming across the state. IP-13 would make it a crime to fish and hunt, but it would also remove a lot of the exemptions the Ag community currently enjoys ...
Ledford Joins USWA West Coast Office
Tyllor Ledford has joined U.S. Wheat Associates as their new Assistant Director of the West Coast Office in Portland. The Colorado native said she grew up on a ranch that also grew alfalfa and was heavily involved in 4-H and FFA before attending Texas Tech University. ...
Four From Northwest Named Young Apple Leaders
Four From Northwest Named Young Apple Leaders
Four From Northwest Named Young Apple Leaders
The U.S. Apple Association recently announced its fifteen Young Apple Leaders for 2021, and four of this year’s winners come from the Pacific Northwest. The program provides each Young Apple Leader a year of mentorship and leadership training as they learn about federal regulatory and legislative apple issues. Bec ...

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