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Menter: ‘Build soil or die,’ or get your priorities in order

On occasion, we overstep, and in our efforts to implement something good for the environment we fail ... re killing ourselves.” Soil-usage practices of the day were rapidly threatening to destroy the ... read more

New report says Oregon's farmland is valuable for more than what grows on it

The 2007 U.S. Census of Agriculture, the most recent year available, showed the county had gross farm sales of $311 million and ... A Perpetual Investment in Oregon's Economy and Environment." read more

Ways to learn about land stewardship in the Cedar Valley

And you hear a lot of the good things about Iowa agriculture too, such as how we lead the nation in the production of several important commodities, how agriculture supports much of the state’s econom... read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Farm Bill includes wins for Hoosiers

Importantly, the Senate recently passed a farm bill ... they need to be good stewards of the environment. This bill would eliminate potential disincentives for voluntary conservation practices like co... read more

Big plans grow for small Colorado Springs farm

"This is one of the biggest opportunities to evaluate the social, economic and health benefits of a tiny farm in urban infill," said Elise ... you get your hands dirty," he said. "This is good for the ... read more

Debating Trump’s energy policy: The Clean Power Plan is a good deal for America’s economy

environmental protection, public health and national security, to name a few. But as a businessman who likes to “make the best deals,” he should do so because the Clean Power Plan is a good deal for A... read more

Oregon approves developer's plan to move contaminated soil

(AP) — Oregon ... during soil removal or trucking. They also will require the developer to use dust-control measures. Elizabeth Sagmiller, environmental and technical division manager for the city of ... read more

Guest Opinion: Why we march for climate, jobs and justice

This year the Oregon Legislature has the opportunity to invest in a clean energy economy and create thousands of good-paying jobs ... 29 to march for our family farms, our local economy, the safety of ... read more

Don’t delete agriculture from subdivision review process

But fertile soils are rare, and quality farmland is irreplaceable. Once it is gone, it’s gone for good. SB147 disregards the long-term benefits agriculture provides our economy and our communities. Wo... read more

It's time to end marijuana prohibition: Guest opinion

Others are more pragmatic and work to reduce harm by taking the crime out of the equation, treating marijuana as a health and education ... state-licensed stores in Oregon. Measure 91 is not pro-marij... read more

Grier mounts write-in campaign for Oregon House District 9 seat

She moved to Coos Bay for the health of her lungs, which were damaged by valley fever, a disease caused by a soil fungus found in the Southwest. Jobs and the economy are important ... Democratic major... read more

Reader Comment: Idaho's horse industry relies on a healthy horse racing environment

Besides public education losing approximately $1 million annually, hundreds of jobs at tracks, breeding farms and related businesses ... construction, health care, entertainment – all have made necess... read more

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