JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — If you’re looking to do something outdoors, a local lavender farm is hosting a ‘Bloomin’ Lavender Weekend’. The event features shopping and activities all focused around lavender. All guests are required to wear face masks and stay ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill Thursday, legalizing industrial hemp at the federal level.  With the bill signed, hemp is now legal in all 50 states. Hemp farms are common in the Rogue Valley and across ...

Applegate Valley, Ore.– In the beginning of December, Mishell Minnick received a call about one of her alpacas. According to the owner of the farm she was renting from, a dog had bitten a sizable chunk out of her favorite ...

Medford, Ore.– With a shortage of Christmas trees nationwide, a local u-cut business was able to stay open an extra week this year. The Christmas tree business as a whole became less profitable after a drop in the price of ...

Williams, Ore.– A blind alpaca is fighting for its life after a dog attack in Josephine county. “The dog just barely missed an artery,” said Mishell Minnick, the alpaca’s owner. Thursday, Minnick received a call from the farm in Williams ...

Central Point, Or.- For more than a century Beebe Farms has opened its doors every summer from July through the end of October. “Really we kept it going for the community,” Elena Gealong, Beebe Farms’ owner said. But Tuesday the ...

Medford, Ore. — Dozens turned out for the second reading of an ordinance which would allow about 40-thousand solar panels on private farmland off Rossanley Drive. What residents didn’t know though, was the second reading was primarily for typographical errors in the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Opponents of a proposed solar farm off Rossanley Drive say they welcome solar power, but it shouldn’t be on fertile farmland. They say construction of the solar farm would have lasting effects on the land. “We should ...

Moro, Ore. – A certified organic farm in Oregon may be quarantined and sprayed with herbicides if managers don’t abide by county commissioners’ demands to control noxious weeds. According to a Capital Press report, Azure Farms in north central Oregon ...

Medford, Ore., — “The weather has been hard on planting.” Steve Fry is used to the weather not cooperating with him after running Fry Family Farms for more than 20 years. He says this year’s wet and rainy forecast in ...

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