NeighborWorks Umpqua is looking to strengthen the economy by investing in local fisheries or agriculture projects.
Last week, students of Glide High School’s Agricultural Mechanics program started class by loading steel trailer ramps, which they had built for Fabform Industries, Inc., for transport.
While leaders from the U.S. and China are negotiating fair trade in the midst of $250 billion worth of tariffs, lumber mills in northern Oregon are sending off their winter shipments, unsure when they will have another load sold to China.
In April, it was announced China would be placing tariffs on several U.S. agricultural products in response to the U.S. tariffs on Chinese machinery and other goods. While Douglas County is home to many producers of agricultural goods, it’s unlikely the tariffs will affect the majority of lo…
About a year ago, Douglas County property owners decided to charge themselves a fee in order to protect their livestock and trees from cougars, coyotes, bears and other predators.
Farmers in Douglas County have found sustainable practices can pay off, not only for the health of the land but for the financial success of their farms.
It had been a turbulent past few months for Brooke Hopfer, a 17-year-old Days Creek FFA member who captured the top showmanship award at the 77th annual Douglas County Lamb Show on Saturday.