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Tree Fruit Research Commission hires new director
A researcher and project manager for the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has been hired...
Cooperative Extension adapts to a less agricultural America
Fires prompt sage grouse hunting ban in large part of Nevada
Drought conditions begin to creep into Idaho


Glacier park wildfire expands to 17 square miles
A wildfire burning in the northwestern corner of Glacier National Park has expanded to over 17...
Hard to see, hard to breathe: US West struggles with smoke
Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon
USDA: Small farms bear greater food safety costs

Ag Sectors

USDA extends comment period on ‘Product of USA’ label petition
Petitioners want USDA to change policy that allows foreign meat processed in the U.S. to be labeled...
Mielke: Dairy market roller coaster continues
USDA announces new strategy to improve forest conditions
Idaho Power irrigation incentive program participation increases


Editorial: New forest plan a work in progress
While years of work have gone into the new document, federal judges likely will decide the fate of...
Column: Make the most of August recess
Editorial: FDA head travels to farm country
Column: Of wolves, wildfires and grizzly bears

Special Sections

Nursery industry meets at Farwest Show
Show provides perfect venue for nursery buyers and sellers to make connections and do business.
Nursery blossoms and farm diversifies
Nursery grows 400 varieties of native plants
Native ornamentals flourish with little water