Monthly Archives: March 2024

Have Oregon’s urban growth boundaries been too conservation-friendly?

Promoting an orderly pattern of land-use change, particularly when it comes to the conversion of farmland and forests to developed uses, is the cornerstone of Oregon’s statewide land-use planning system. A key piece of our system, which largely traces back … Continue reading

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What can employment data tell us about the meat processing industry in the Pacific Northwest?

Tim Delbridge [updated 3/19/24] Along with colleagues at Oregon State (NMPAN, OSU Clark Meat Science Center) and Blue Mountain Community College, I am a part of a USDA-NIFA funded project that aims to strengthen the development of the meat processing … Continue reading

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