Drought Persists Despite Recent Rain

MEDFORD, Ore. – Despite a few days of rain, board members with the Medford Irrigation District say to prepare for a very tough growing season ahead. The district hasn’t yet started tapping into its reservoirs at Four Mile Lake and Fish Lake, but they say unless more snow gathers in the mountains they’ll have to … Continue reading »

Jackson Co. Form Agricultural Task Force

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Commissioners are tapping into some of the area’s most experienced ranchers, farmers, foresters and soils experts to form a blue-ribbon panel to be an agricultural task force. The task force is required as part of the recently approved regional problem solving plan, that lays out development goals for the next … Continue reading »