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Editorial: Close the gap on water in the Deschutes Basin

Bend Bulletin Editorial Board, Published Sept. 9, 2019 Farmers near Madras and Culver have had to again this year let some of their land fallow because of lack of water, as The Bulletin reported on Sa…

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DESCHUTES BASIN HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN UPDATE

The eight irrigation districts that serve Central Oregon and the City of Prineville have committed over a decade to working with local municipalities, state and federal agencies, the Confederated Trib…

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Swalley Modernization Project Authorized to Move Forward

Piping project will keep more water in-stream for fish and sustain local agriculture  (April 4, 2019) – Plans to continue modernizing aging irrigation infrastructure in the Swalley Irrigation …

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Arnold Irrigation canal-piping project public meeting set

KTVZ.COM April 2 BEND, Ore. – The Arnold Irrigation District and project partners are holding a public meeting later this month to gather public input on a canal piping project to modernize ag…

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Another irrigation district piping project coming to Bend

Bend Bulletin Published April 5, 2019 Central Oregon residents will have a chance to weigh in later this month on a massive project to pipe canals to the south of Bend. The Bend-based Arnold Irrigatio…

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Guest column: Finding common ground for farmers, food and fish

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Oregon’s water infrastructure hasn’t been upgraded for 100 years. Some think it’s time to fix that.

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Guest column: City, county, irrigation districts committed to long-term Crooked River health

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El Niño could bring warm, dry winter to Central Oregon

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Federal money flows into Deschutes Basin piping projects

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A River Runs Through Here

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Tumalo Irrigation canal piping gets federal go-ahead

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Deschutes Irrigators, Environmentalists Seek ‘Shared Vision’

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Deschutes Irrigators, Environmentalists Seek ‘Shared Vision’

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Editorial: Pipe around canal stretch declared historic

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Editorial: Pipe around canal stretch declared historic

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Editorial: Canal piping pays off for all

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It’s Irrigation Time! Where does the water go, and how do we conserve it?

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It’s Irrigation Time! Where does the water go, and how do we conserve it?

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Another Fun Fact Friday: One bushel of wheat produces about 42 pounds of flour, which can be used to make 42 loaves of bread, or 42 pounds of traditional pasta.

Another Fun Fact Friday: One bushel of wheat produces about 42 pounds of flour, which can be used to make 42 loaves of bread, or 42 pounds of traditional pasta.…

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Oregon Farm Bureau

Mental heath in rural communities is an important topic we all should be discussing more. Find Farm Bureau resources for mental health support & awareness at https://oregonfb.org/ruralresilience/. . …

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program | Farmers.gov: Resources for Farmers and Producers

The .gov means it’s official. Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting…

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Did you know that some artifacts from our area are kept at the Oregon State Museum of Anthropology in Eugene? These artifacts were discovered at a site where construction crews were camped in 1907.

Did you know that some artifacts from our area are kept at the Oregon State Museum of Anthropology in Eugene? These artifacts were discovered at a site where construction crews were camped in 1907.…

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Central Oregon Irrigation District is hiring for a full-time Ditchrider position. We are not taking applications or resumes via Facebook. Please follow the link below for the job description and how to apply. https://www.coid.org/employment/

Central Oregon Irrigation District is hiring for a full-time Ditchrider position. We are not taking applications or resumes via Facebook. Please follow the link below for the job description and how t…

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USDA Announces Details of Direct Assistance to Farmers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to Ameri…

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Photos from Central Oregon Irrigation District's post

The canals are VERY DANGEROUS. Two things to be aware of are the swift and deep water, as well as the pipes in the canals…

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Here is a fun artical from New York City in 1900 that I found in our archives

Here is a fun artical from New York City in 1900 that I found in our archives…

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Fun Fact Friday: Did you know that a honey bee can fly at speeds up to 15 mph and beat their wings around 200 times per second?

Fun Fact Friday: Did you know that a honey bee can fly at speeds up to 15 mph and beat their wings around 200 times per second?…

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Oregon Farm Bureau

Now this is an eye-opening graphic. Few realize just how little farmers and ranchers receive for every dollar consumers spend on food. This is one reason their profit margins are so slim, a fact compo…

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Photos from Central Oregon Irrigation District's post

Otto wants you to think about where the water flows from, and what it may pick up along the way. Farmers farm, and animals do what they do. There will be animal waste in the irrigation water, therefor…

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Central Oregon Gardening - Oregon State University Extension Service

Here are some weeds, besides dandelions, that are growing right now, Flixweed, Tumble Mustard, Common Groundsel, Cheat Grass(the worst), Red-stem Filaree, and Jagged Chickweed. All of these can be man…

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Tuesday Trivia: What is the closest living relative to the T Rex?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/t-rex-linked-to-chickens-ostriches-180940877/

Tuesday Trivia: What is the closest living relative to the T Rex?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/t-rex-linked-to-chickens-ostriches-180940877/…

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Happy Mothers Day from all of us at Central Oregon Irrigation District.

Happy Mothers Day from all of us at Central Oregon Irrigation District.…

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Photos from Central Oregon Irrigation District's post

Otto wants you to be aware of hidden dangers in, and around the canals…

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173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field

Check out this opportunity to see the 173rd Fighter Wing honor health care workers on Friday, May 8th! #TeamKingsley as well as the 142nd Wing will be conducting flyovers throughout the month of May i…

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Spring is upon us. Here is a photo of our planted flume from last year. Show us your favorite blooms

Spring is upon us. Here is a photo of our planted flume from last year. Show us your favorite blooms …

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Don’t Freak Out About The Giant Hornet

We know that a lot of you are hearing about the Giant Asian Hornet, which is being called by a super scary name. You do not need to panic or freak out about this. Here are some things we wanted to â…

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The Road from Farm to Table

The following questions and answers provide background and insight into how COVID-19 is impacting the food supply chain and animal welfare. The information is provided by Jayson Lusk, distinguished pr…

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Cinco de Mayo was first celebrated in the United States in 1863 in Southern California. The celebration was in support of solidarity with Mexico against French rule. By the 1930s the holiday became an opportunity to celebrate Mexican identity, promote ethnic consciousness and build community solidarity.

Cinco de Mayo was first celebrated in the United States in 1863 in Southern California. The celebration was in support of solidarity with Mexico against French rule. By the 1930s the holiday became an…

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