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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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Oregon Farm Bureau

Deschutes County, you still have time! There are numerous County Farm Bureau scholarships still available! Deadlines listed below. Visit www.OregonFB.org/scholarships . Benton County: June 5 Coos-Cur…

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My American Farm: Agricultural Games & Resources for Students & Educators

More great stuff for the kids at home Free online games for grades K-5 teach children math, reading, science and social studies skills in the context of agriculture …

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Find Educational At Home Learning Activities

FYI With the Covid-19 pandemic, many educators and parents are looking for at home options for learning. The Ag Foundation is a great place to start! …

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Central Oregon Garden Publications

Now is a good time to take advantage of some very helpful information These publications are applicable to gardening in the High Desert region of Central Oregon. …

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Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom

Oregon Teachers and Parents! During these unprecedented times of extended school closures and stay-home recommendations, we are excited to be temporarily offering online access to the Get Oregonized s…

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Oregon Farm Bureau

We love this ode to farmers and ranchers, who are keepin' on keepin' on during this global health crisis. Read it in the rhythm of "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas." #StillFarming #StillRanching (Feed…

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American agriculture is the foundation of our country. It is the backbone of a healthy and prosperous nation that's made possible by the hard work of American farm and farm families. https://www.agday.org/promote

American agriculture is the foundation of our country. It is the backbone of a healthy and prosperous nation that's made possible by the hard work of American farm and farm families. https://www.agday…

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Spring has hatched, enjoy!

Spring has hatched, enjoy! …

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Today is National Farm Rescuer Day. Visit the link, and see how you can make a difference. https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-farm-rescuer-day-third-thursday-in-march/

Today is National Farm Rescuer Day. Visit the link, and see how you can make a difference. https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-farm-rescuer-day-third-thursday-in-march/ (Feed generated with Fetch…

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Oregon State University Extension Service

Now, more than ever, we need to ensure that we follow best practices for wells, ponds & other water systems that can help to secure a safe, reliable water supply. Check out this new guide from Extens…

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Oregon State University Extension Service

Have some bored kiddos? We're here to help. Play the Animal Science Challenge 2020 from OSU Extension 4-H. There are even prizes! Deadline is midnight Friday, March 20. And a new contest is coming Mon…

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Where to Find School Meals in Oregon During COVID-19 Closures

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Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom

Did you know that Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom has all of our Virtual Farm Field Trips recorded and posted on our website to watch anytime and anywhere?! Kids can learn about any of the topics …

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Free Ag Printables for Elementary and Preschool Students

Get access to 15 printables about livestock to use for home-based learning activities. …

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High Desert Food & Farm Alliance

Whew, what a week. In the spirit of our belief that local food should be accessible to everyone, and our food connects us to each other, we wanted to share some gratitude for the farmers, ranchers, a…

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DBBC

Did you know: Oregon leads the way when it comes to Farm to School in the US. 100% of school districts in Oregon participate at some level with the Farm to School program, compared to 42% of school di…

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"Empty shelves can be frightening, but empty fields and barns would be devastating." Zippy Duvall, President of American Farm Bureau Federation …

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Please stay healthy!

Please stay healthy! …

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A post from Central Oregon Irrigation District

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Happy St Patricks Day!

Happy St Patricks Day! …

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