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How to Manage Manure on your Rural Property

If you keep horses and/or livestock on your property, then you’re no stranger to manure. There are many ways that you can manage your manure, […]

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Weeds on Your Working Lands

Weed control on your land is important , especially with weeds that are harmful to livestock or impact crop productivity.

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Protecting Agricultural Viability in Washington County

As Oregonians, we are lucky to have agriculture deeply seeded in our economy and cultural heritage. The Willamette Valley is one of the most diverse […]

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Planting Oregon White Oak Trees

Oak habitat is in decline Oregon white oak trees (Quercus garryana) provide a key habitat in Washington County. Oak trees are known as a tolerant […]

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Rainwater Harvesting: Catching Raindrops to Conserve Water

Rainwater harvesting is the collection of rainwater from a structure, or other impervious surface, to store it for later use.

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Summer Harvest Season in Washington County

Summer is a busy time for agricultural communities. As crops ripen over the summer and into the fall, farm workers are putting in long, hard, […]

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