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WDFW: 4 more wolves in Profanity Peak pack shot
Washington wildlife managers have now shot a total of six wolves in the Profanity Peak pack in...
Washington fire sparks suit over federal firefighting powers
Idaho contract ag labor licenses up
Hackers halt hunting, fishing license sales in some states


Cloning beef cattle for meat quality sparks debate
A West Texas meat science professor is cloning cattle to attain top USDA beef grading status, but...
Christmas tree production down as market stabilizes
Portland daily grain report
FDA: Listeria found in Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams kitchen

Ag Sectors

To attract consumers, beef producers should try a little grass-fed tenderness
Some researchers think fat marbling, which USDA beef grades are based on, isn't what consumers are...
Researchers get $1 million to study Utah Lake algae blooms
Thai farmers launch sting operation to stop elephants
Idaho sorghum to be used in ‘paper’ products


Initiative has something for everyone not to like
Another plan to tax the "other guys" surfaces, this time in Washington.
When neighbors go to court
Strong dollar challenging U.S. agricultural industry
Why is Farm Bureau missing in action?

Special Sections

J. Frank Schmidt & Son celebrates 70th anniversary
The 2,500-acre wholesale nursery in Boring, Ore., sells more than 500 varieties of trees and has...
Alpha Nursery treats employees like family
Online system helps ‘consortium nursery’ thrive
Fessler Nursery branches out