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Irrigators criticize $100 water rights fee proposal
A proposed $100 water rights fee has drawn the ire of Oregon irrigators.
Farmworker housing operations tax credit progresses
San Joaquin growers to get 65 percent of requested CVP water
Owyhee Reservoir managers focus on preventing major flooding

Nation/World

Rusty patched bumblebee added to endangered species list
The bee has disappeared from about 90 percent of its range in the past 20 years.
Utah reimbursed for cost of Colorado mine spill
Portland daily grain report
Drone technology among next-generation impacts on farming

Ag Sectors

East Idaho canal companies challenge water district accounting practice
Five Eastern Idaho canal companies have sent a letter to Water District 1 challenging its practice...
NRCS funding available to improve stream quality, reduce pollution
New $700K system a boon to wheat breeders, researchers
Researchers continue to unravel falling number mystery

Opinion

Port weighs container traffic options
Containers of hay, straw, produce and other commodities now must be trucked to Tacoma or Seattle to...
Eastern Oregon copes with disaster
Keep Washington on top when it comes to trade
Seven predictions for the 2017 wood products market

Special Sections

Perennial grain offers westside farmers options
Breeding project aims to fuse rotational, forage and grain production goals.
Cover crops improve soil health
Sweet potatoes run in grower’s family
Grower ‘spills the beans’ about foreign competition