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Oregon’s $5 billion agriculture industry struggles with rising gas prices

(Enterprise/FILE)

Soaring energy prices are hammering Oregon’s farmers and ranchers, and the war in Ukraine is likely to only make that worse, experts say.

The turmoil comes at a bad time, too.

The state’s $5 billion agricultural industry has endured two tough years during the pandemic along with a continuing drought, and though commodity prices are up, the finances . . .

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