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Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Huffington Post reports on millenials and houseplants »
Huffington Post was the latest media outlet to report on the love affair between the millennial generation and house...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado gives up fight against emerald ash borer »
The state of Colorado is abandoning its six-year effort to contain the spread of the emerald ash borer ( Agrilus plagripen...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trade war impacts Oregon agriculture »
ODA director Alexis Taylor and ag industry leaders told the Oregon House Land Use and Agriculture Committee on Monday that...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register for First Aid and CPR classes »
OAN-sponsored First Aid and Adult CPR training classes start this October and are open for registration. Sign up early to...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominate a deserving individual for an OAN Award »
Do you know someone that deserves recognition for making our nursery industry better? Let us know about it!   O...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership benefits explained at OAN Open House »
Get information and answers about OAN-endorsed health coverage, our bulk fuel program, discounted office supplies, the Far...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor may call special session of Oregon Legislature »
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said she is open to calling a special session of the Legislature to fix a 2019 law aimed at r...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Charlie Hall gives economic forecast at the Farwest Show »
Will there be a recession, and if so, how soon? Keynote speaker and renowned green industry thought leader Dr. Charli...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rep. Karin Power talks environment with Government Relations Committee »
Oregon State Rep. Karin Power (D-Milwaukie) was the special guest speaker at the August meeting of the OAN Government Rela...
Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drones calibrated to inspect blueberries »
Drones are often used in agriculture, but researchers with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are calibrat...
Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farwest Show boasts a stellar lineup of speakers »
The seminars are one of the best reasons to plan on attending the 2019 Farwest Show, which is just three weeks away. There...
Monday, July 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICE announces 3,000 employer audit notices and 935 arrests »
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials announced on Tuesday they have given notice to 3,000 employers th...
Monday, July 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA updates information on P. ramorum outbreak »
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has updated its earlier report of an outbreak of Phytophtho...
Monday, July 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Group abandons repeal of $1 billion Oregon business tax »
The group Oregon Manufacturers & Commerce announced last week it won’t proceed with a ballot box initiative...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Legislature adjourns; driver's license bill passes on last day »
  The 2019 session of the Oregon Legislature was a mixed bag for the nursery industry, with one major victory, num...
Thursday, June 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walkout throws Legislature into uncertainty »
The proposed carbon cap-and-trade bill appears dead, and the fate of several other bills is uncertain at best, in the wake...
Thursday, June 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Driver's license bill advances to Friday committee vote »
The Oregon Legislature’s Joint Ways and Means Committee is expected to vote Friday on the Equal Access to Roads Act, aka...
Thursday, June 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carbon cap and trade bill moves to the House »
The Oregon Legislature’s Joint Committee on Ways and Means approved House Bill 2020 on a party line vote. The pr...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature keeps irrigation appeal rights the same for now »
The Oregon Legislature did not move forward this session with proposed legislation to change how irrigation shutdown order...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
🔒 OAN leaders visit with members of Congress, federal officials in D.C. »
OAN President Mike Hiller, Government Relations Committee Chair Leigh Geschwill and Executive Director Jeff Stone met with...
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OAN members get FREE passes for Farwest Show »
Registration for the Farwest Show has officially opened. The show takes place August 21–23 at the Oregon Convention Center...
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OPB examines the driver’s license issue »
Oregon Public Broadcasting examined the effort to pass House Bill 2015 , the Equal Access to Roads Act.  ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed farm equipment tax clarification delayed »
The Oregon Legislature will not act this session on House Bill 2264 , which would have clarified how county assessors s...
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OAN leaders to lobby in Washington, D.C. next week »
Key OAN leaders including President Mike Hiller and Government Relations Committee Chair Leigh Geschwill will travel to Wa...
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon Legislature approves business activity tax »
On Monday, the Oregon Senate approved House Bill 3427 , which will impose a 0.57 percent commercial activity tax on...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chlorpyrifos ban resurfaces in Oregon Legislature »
A proposed ban on chlorpyrifos is scheduled for a hearing today in the House Rules Committee. House Bill 2619 would pr...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fessler concerned about costs of cap-and-trade bill »
Woodburn Nursery & Azaleas Inc. and owner Tom Fessler were featured in Oregon Public Broadcasting’s coverage of...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business tax increase delayed in the Oregon Senate »
House Bill 3427, which would tax business sales of more than $1 million, was delayed after Republican Senators didn’t show...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon Legislature looking at corporate tax to fund schools »
A variety of revenue measures are being considered in Salem this session, and one is a proposed corporate activities tax i...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill would clarify taxation on farm equipment and machinery »
The Oregon Legislature is considering a bill that would clarify direction to county assessors on how they handle farm equi...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pesticide-related bills would no longer restrict neonicotinoids »
The number of bills that would restrict pesticide use has decreased considerably in the Oregon Legislature due to the Apri...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Equal Access to Roads Act scheduled for hearing next week »
An OAN-backed bill that would allow residents get a driver’s license without having to prove citizenship status is schedul...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSU, nurseries report flooding due to heavy rains »
Flooding in the northern, middle and southern Willamette Valley over the past several days has caused extensive problems i...
Friday, April 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Members earn discount admission to Garden Gala »
Connect with our colleagues over at The Oregon Garden and support their mission by registering to attend the Garden Gala,...
Friday, April 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSU IPM issues seasonal pest activity reminders »
Robin Rosetta, associate professor and extension entomologist of Oregon State University, used the Pacific Northwest Nurse...

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