Oregon State University Extension Service (ES) is responsible for the information and education portion of the USDA Dairy-McKay Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Project to reduce rural nonpoint source pollution. Approximately 2,700 people own farm and forest land in the 165,000 acre project area. The ES conducted a phone survey of...
Due to recent changes in Oregon land-use regulations, agricultural
resource lands within exclusive farm-use zones are being designated
as high-value, important, or small-scale farmland according to their
relative potential for commercial agriculture. Potential gross
agricultural sales are used as a threshold in the designation of
small-scale farmlands; however, the regulations...