In the age of digital real estate, we know that buyers all over the world are viewing homes online, but how important is the quality of what is being presented? At Desert Valley Group, we believe it is crucial. We are crafting the story of each of our listings in order to engage with a
A snapshot of Central Oregon featuring Deschutes County, Jefferson County and Crook County. Each graph showcases information based on listing type, including Residential, Residential with Acreage, Townhomes and Condos, and Farm and Ranch.
The Oregon spotted frog has some designated home territory. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday set critical habitat areas in Oregon and Washington for the animal. The service listed the frog as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act in 2014. The act defines critical habitat as areas vital for listed species’
The dabate over the growing of this, now legal crop is still raging. In unincorporated Deschutes County, cannabis is seen as a crop uniquely suited to thrive in the region’s dry, sunny landscape, sourcing prosperity from soil that has yielded little before. At the same time, the plant is seen as a threat to those
SISTERS, Ore. – Full reservoirs should help keep much of Deschutes County from experiencing severe drought conditions this summer – but county officials want to help one Sisters-area irrigation district that depends solely on Whychus Creek for its water. To learn more.
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency today announced that nearly 2,700 applicants will begin receiving disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for losses experienced from Oct. 1, 2013, through Sept. 30, 2014. To learn more.
In Oregon, livestock and wildlife can benefit from small grants for watershed improvement. Last year, Frank Hammerich was awarded a small grant from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board that helped him clear junipers from a 40-acre parcel of his ranch near Bonanza, Oregon. To learn more.
The National Water and Climate Center produces this weekly report in cooperation with the National Drought Mitigation Center and other Federal agencies. The report focuses on snowpack, precipitation, and temperature conditions in the western U.S., and features a national drought summary. To learn more.
Following the U.S. Deaprtment Agriculture Western Livestock Journal recently reported on beta agonists research. According to a recent study by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), beta agonists do not harm cattle. This is contrary to last year’s concerns brought up by industry partners. To learn