Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan Complete

On December 31, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the completion of the Deschutes River Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP). The HCP is a collaborative strategy to share water resou…

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Districts make last-ditch effort to conserve water for Deschutes River

By MICHAEL KOHN The Bulletin Dec 12, 2020 Habitat Conservation Plan could require district to release 300 cfs of water into the Deschutes by 2028 As farmers across Central Oregon face a third straight…

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Feds sign off on Ochoco Irrigation’s nearly 17-mile canal piping project

By KTVZ news sources Published December 15, 2020 Goal is to boost streamflows in the Crooked River, McKay Creek PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service ann…

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Tug of water: Plan restores flows to Upper Deschutes but may fall short for threatened species

OPB By Bradley W. Parks (OPB) Bend, Ore. Dec. 2, 2020 Frogs and fish in the Upper Deschutes River will get more water in the winter, but it may not be enough to protect them. The U.S. Fish and Wildlif…

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Feds OK Central Oregon Irrigation District $30 million canal-piping project

By KTVZ news sources Published July 9, 2020 Water savings will pass to North Unit Irrigation District REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Plans to modernize a portion of Central Oregon Irrigation Distri…

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New ‘Raise the Deschutes’ campaign aims to raise awareness of river’s issues

A coalition of Central Oregon conservation-focused partners announced Monday they are launching a regional public awareness campaign to increase knowledge about the opportunities to improve the health…

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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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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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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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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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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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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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 example of one of our On Farm Efficacy Projects. COID partnered with a patron to pipe 200 LF of private open ditch into ...

Another example of one of our On Farm Efficacy Projects. COID partnered with a patron to pipe 200 LF of private open ditch into a pressure rated CL125 PVC. For more information on the On Farm program …

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Fun Fact Friday: There are more than 250 diverse products grown and processed in Oregon ranging from wheat to salmon. Only Calif...

Fun Fact Friday: There are more than 250 diverse products grown and processed in Oregon ranging from wheat to salmon. Only California has a higher number of commodities in the United States. Oregonâ…

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FREE Boiling Water Canning Basics Virtual Class🥫 Pre-registration is required, go here to sign-up! https://uidaho.zoom.us/meet...

FREE Boiling Water Canning Basics Virtual Class🥫 Pre-registration is required, go here to sign-up! https://uidaho.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtceytqjkrHdUYL6I5eKPdcvp7-EpnIvQ7 (Feed generated…

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Oregon is known for it's abundance of wildlife. Today is National Wildlife Day. Show us your best shot. These photo's were taken...

Oregon is known for it's abundance of wildlife. Today is National Wildlife Day. Show us your best shot. These photo's were taken by Kelley Hamby, COID's Operations Manager(Feed generated with FetchRSS…

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Today is National Pig Day! Share a photo of your favorite pig

Today is National Pig Day! Share a photo of your favorite pig…

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Farm Fair | Jefferson County Seed Growers Association

Jefferson County Seed Growers Association is sponsoring the 41st Annual Central Oregon Farm Fair for 2021. This is a free virtual event being held March 4th. Visit the link below for more information …

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COID canal piping project improves water deliveries for Madras area farms, and improves Crooked River flows - DRC News & Resourc...

Conservation project boosts flows up to 16%, reduces pumping costs, and improves Crooked River water quality. …

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Throw Back Thursday: COC Canal 1923

Throw Back Thursday: COC Canal 1923…

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Powell Butte resident wins big at National Reined Cow Horse Assn. competition

Congratulations Shane Steffen! Powell Butte resident wins big at National Reined Cow Horse Assn. competition …

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COID would like to welcome our newest CO-2 patrolman, Kody Novelli. Kody grew up in Bend, but spent seven years commercial crabb...

COID would like to welcome our newest CO-2 patrolman, Kody Novelli. Kody grew up in Bend, but spent seven years commercial crabbing in Newport Oregon. Some of his other favorite hobbies include huntin…

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STOCK RUN: The Central Oregon Canal will be having its winter stock run February 22nd-25th. There will be no stock run on the Pi...

STOCK RUN: The Central Oregon Canal will be having its winter stock run February 22nd-25th. There will be no stock run on the Pilot Butte Canal due to piping construction…

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Central Oregon Invasive Weed Guide

Spring is upon us. That means being proactive in stopping the spread of noxious weeds. Visit the link below to learn more Spring is upon us! As many of our favorite plants are growing, so are some of…

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Are you familiar with COID's On Farm Efficiency Program? Here are some photo's from a project that was done partnering with Desc...

Are you familiar with COID's On Farm Efficiency Program? Here are some photo's from a project that was done partnering with Deschutes and Crook County Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Piped 980…

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Timeline Photos

It's that time of year! Send your student's or child's artwork in for a chance to be featured in the 2021-2022 Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Calendar! Every classroom who submits a summary sheet…

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Photos from Central Oregon Irrigation District's post

Fat Tuesday Celebration at the office. Kody Novelli picked the winning cupcake and now has a year of prosperity ahead of him…

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It doesn't look like the weather has changed much over the years. This photo was from February 19th, 1922

It doesn't look like the weather has changed much over the years. This photo was from February 19th, 1922…

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How 5 Presidents Influenced American Agriculture

In honor of our past presidents, here are 5 that influenced American agriculture George Washington, “The Father of American Agriculture”The first president of the United States was an advoca…

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STOCK RUN UPDATE: Due to the current weather forecast and low temperatures the Central Oregon Canal Winter Stock Run will be pos...

STOCK RUN UPDATE: Due to the current weather forecast and low temperatures the Central Oregon Canal Winter Stock Run will be postponed. It is now tentatively scheduled for the week of February 22, 202…

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Northwest Agricultural Show – Celebrating agriculture in the Northwest

The NW Ag Show is this month. Take advantage of this free digital event. The event features equipment demos, networking opportunities and a schedule of educational programming. Attendees have the oppo…

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