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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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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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 irrigation district piping project coming to Bend

Bend Bulletin Published April 5, 2019 Central Oregon residents will have a chance to weigh in later this month on a massive project to pipe canals to the south of Bend. The Bend-based Arnold Irrigatio…

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Guest column: Finding common ground for farmers, food and fish

Bend Bulletin Guest Column                                                                     …

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Oregon’s water infrastructure hasn’t been upgraded for 100 years. Some think it’s time to fix that.

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Guest column: City, county, irrigation districts committed to long-term Crooked River health

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El Niño could bring warm, dry winter to Central Oregon

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Federal money flows into Deschutes Basin piping projects

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A River Runs Through Here

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Tumalo Irrigation canal piping gets federal go-ahead

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Deschutes Irrigators, Environmentalists Seek ‘Shared Vision’

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Deschutes Irrigators, Environmentalists Seek ‘Shared Vision’

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Editorial: Pipe around canal stretch declared historic

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Editorial: Pipe around canal stretch declared historic

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Editorial: Canal piping pays off for all

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It’s Irrigation Time! Where does the water go, and how do we conserve it?

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Financial Assistance Available for Landowners with Upcoming Range Improvement Projects - Cascade Business News

Deschutes County Natural Resources invites applications from County landowners who would like financial assistance with upcoming range improvement projects, including noxious weed control, seeding, fe…

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Are you a COID patron? Do you have some history to share about your farm, or are you currently doing great things? Tell us about it, and we will share your story on our COID page. Contact Charlene at (541) 548-6047 to see if you can be our next "Featured Farmer"

Are you a COID patron? Do you have some history to share about your farm, or are you currently doing great things? Tell us about it, and we will share your story on our COID page. Contact Charlene at …

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Get a Taste of This Place

The High Desert Food and Farm Alliance creates a new campaign to bridge the gap between consumers and locally grown food…

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Photos from Central Oregon Irrigation District's post

Throwback Thursday: A fun look at an article about the construction of the Byram Flume dated back to 1946. This is now a concrete lined canal that still delivers water to our COID patrons east of Bend…

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DBBC

Let's all work together! Most of Deschutes and Crook counties are in a state of severe drought, according to the U.S. drought monitor. A portion of Jefferson County is one level up, in extreme drought…

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My American Farm | Agricultural Games and Educational Resources

Are you looking for some fun educational resources to help keep the kids busy this summer? Free online games for grades K-5 teach children math, reading, science and social studies skills in the conte…

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Time to think about planting those cold weather vegetables

Time to think about planting those cold weather vegetables…

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Raise the Deschutes

Let's all do our part to help "Raise the Deschutes" The largest use of water for homeowners is outdoor landscaping. Transforming your yard to include native plants can help conserve water. Get more ti…

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National Watermelon Day is August 3, 2020, so grab a sweet slice and get an immune-boosting dose of vitamins A, B-6 and C, plus hydration (this melon’s mostly water!) during the dog days of summer.

National Watermelon Day is August 3, 2020, so grab a sweet slice and get an immune-boosting dose of vitamins A, B-6 and C, plus hydration (this melon’s mostly water!) during the dog days of summe…

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August Garden Calendar

How does your garden grow? Here are some gardening tips to keep your garden going throughout the summer https://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/techniques/august-garden-calendar Information about …

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High Desert Food and Farm Alliance

High Desert Food & Farm Alliance is a non-profit that supports a healthy and thriving food and farm network in Central Oregon. This link will connect you with agriculture support, food drives, cooking…

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Oregon Farm Bureau

Farmers and ranchers can apply for financial assistance through U.S. Department of Agriculture's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which helps offset price declines and additional marketing costs b…

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Final plans approved to pipe canals at two irrigation districts

We are getting closer Two irrigation districts in Oregon are moving forward with projects to convert open-ditch canals to more efficient pipelines, benefiting both farmers and native fish and wildlife…

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High Desert Food & Farm Alliance

HDFFA is hiring! Are you passionate about local agriculture? Do you have experience farming or ranching? Are you savvy with grant tracking and management? If so, take a look at our Farm & Ranch Suppor…

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High Desert Food & Farm Alliance

"Hunger Starves the Human Spirit" - Oregon Food Bank HDFFA works tirelessly to get food into the hands of those who need it because we know the positive impact of fresh, nutritious, culturally approp…

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New 'Raise the Deschutes' campaign aims to raise awareness of river's issues - KTVZ

"RAISE THE DESCHUTES" a new campaign to help improve the health of the Deschutes River. See more by clicking on the link below https://ktvz.com/news/deschutes-county/2020/07/27/new-raise-the-deschutes…

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States warning people about suspicious packages of seeds that appear to be from China - KTVZ

If you’ve received a mysterious package of seeds in the mail lately, don’t plant them. Several states are issuing warnings after residents across the nation have reported receiving unsolicit…

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NASDA Statement on Seeds from China

If you are to receive mysterious seeds in the mail, please read the link below for instructions on what to do.DO NOT PLANT NASDA Statement on Seeds from ChinaPress Release - 07/27/2020HomeNASDA Statem…

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Oregon State University Extension Service

It's time to start thinking about planting those winter vegetables Is your neighbor's bounty giving you a case of garden envy? It's not too late to plant. Under the right conditions, fall gardens can …

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