According to the Labor Department, the median age for farmers and ranchers is 55.9 years…” During the last three decades, “…the average age of U.S. farmers has grown by nearly eight years, from 50.5 years to 58.3 years.” There is widespread retirement planning concerns within this community. This article looks at several ways to take
Homes in Oregon are customized to suit their makers, whether or not the neighbor sees the structures as fabulous or a folly. Oregon is known for a wide array of scenery, of varied topography and everything from Tiny Homes to urban lofts, sprawling golf course estates and more. The Oregonian has recently presented the Most Expensive
Oregon boasts n array of crops throughout the varied regions. This video explores the top 20 most valuable commodities.
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.
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.