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Dewberry Farm in rural Oregon to close as crops fail

By JOSEPH LARRILAND-RICHARDSON and PAUL KAMMERT | OregonLive StaffODAP, Ore.(AP) The Oregon State Fair is closing as crop failure threatens the livelihood of dozens of farmers in a drought-ravaged region that is the state’s largest farm market.Organizers say the Fair has been unable to attract new farmers since it opened in 1872.The Oregon Department of

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How to get to the moon without a rocket?

Sunflower Farm, a farm that grows crops and water for a living, has won a $20 million grant from the NASA Space Grant Program to develop the first-ever satellite-based solar farm.The satellite, which was announced in February, is scheduled to be launched in 2022.The project is being overseen by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration