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 […]

Funding Available To Help North Central Oregon Land Owners Improve Forest Health

Private forestland owners in Oregon’s Wasco County are encouraged to reduce the risk of wildfire and improve their forest health with help from the NRCS. The restoration effort, called the Central Wasco County All-Lands Project, is funded by the Joint Chiefs Landscape Restoration Initiative, a partnership between NRCS and the Forest Service. The overall goal […]

Trail Cameras Put Wolves Near Oregon’s Warm Spring Reservation

Experts say trail cameras have captured new images of the only wolves known to live in Oregon’s northern Cascades.  According to the Oregonian, cameras, which are operated as part of a collaboration between Defenders of Wildlife and Cascadia Wild, caught pictures of the adult canids, believed to be the breeding pair of the White River […]

OFB Announces Latest Century Farms

The Oregon Farm Bureau is out with the latest round of Century Farms.  OFB announced Wednesday 15 families have been honored this year with Oregon Century Farm or Ranch status, including six in eastern Oregon.   To qualify, the farm must remain in the same family for at least 100 years.  In addition, five farms […]