Hood River County Named Primary Natural Disaster Area

On Tuesday, the USDA designated Hood River County in northern Oregon a Natural Disaster area. The designation allows FSA to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through Emergency Loans. The USDA says emergency loans can be used to meet various recovery needs including the replacement of essential items such as equipment or […]

West Nile Reported In Oregon’s Crook County

State health officials say for the first time, a Central Oregon county has recorded West Nile virus.  West Nile was first reported in Oregon in 2003, but 16 years later, this is the first time the virus has been reported in a horse in Crook County east of Bend.   Veterinarians are reminding horse owners […]