Capital Press names editor and publisher
Joe Beach, the editor of the Capital Press, has also assumed the duties of publisher.

Featured Stories

Wyoming wolf hunt could return after court order
Wyoming managed wolves from 2012 to 2014 until a judge reinstated federal protections amid concern that Wyoming’s were inadequate.
U.S. milk production recovering from hard winter
U.S. milk production recovering from hard winter
The lingering effects of a challenging winter are still seen in milk production in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, but losses are moderating.
Trump proposing ‘biggest tax cut’ in US history
Trump proposing ‘biggest tax cut’ in US history
President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever, even as the government struggles with mounting debt
Peas take hold in East Idaho rotations
Peas take hold in East Idaho rotations
A Northern Idaho green pea buyer has been buying from growers in Eastern Idaho, where the high elevation keeps damaging weevils at bay.
Judge cites Trump’s words in blocking ‘sanctuary city’ order
Court ruling another immigration policy setback for the administration as it approaches its 100th day in office later this month.
Sales of Northwest pears are slow
Even with a smaller crop, pear sales are slower than they should be in the Pacific Northwest this season, partly because of a large apple crop, a top pear man says.
High Plains-Farm Trouble
A swath of Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas has been in a drought or near-drought condition for six months.
Washington hay field day set
Hay growers in Northeast Washington may learn about poisonous plants and pesticides and more at a Washington State University field day in Clayton, Wash., May 13.
Ag community gives thumbs-up to new USDA secretary
Ag community gives thumbs-up to new USDA secretary
After a long confirmation process, agriculture groups are eager to work with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.
Beef demand keeps cattle moving through feedlots
Beef demand keeps cattle moving through feedlots
With three years of herd expansion, no one should be surprised by higher placements, an analyst says.

Marketplace

State

Capital Press names editor and publisher
Joe Beach, the editor of the Capital Press, has also assumed the duties of publisher.
Law professor tells producers to keep cool if ICE shows up
Worried about labor shortages and seeking to protect their workers, five Oregon agricultural groups hosted an Immigration Forum.
Eastern Oregon farmers seek to eradicate tumbleweeds
Wyoming wolf hunt could return after court order
Peas take hold in East Idaho rotations

Nation/World

Trump: National monuments a ‘massive federal land grab’
Executive order could upend protections put in place in Utah and other states under The Antiquities Act of 1906.
Trump proposing ‘biggest tax cut’ in US history
President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever, even as the government struggles with mounting debt
Peas take hold in East Idaho rotations
Judge cites Trump’s words in blocking ‘sanctuary city’ order
High Plains-Farm Trouble

Ag Sectors

Law professor tells producers to keep cool if ICE shows up
Worried about labor shortages and seeking to protect their workers, five Oregon agricultural groups hosted an Immigration Forum.
Eastern Oregon farmers seek to eradicate tumbleweeds
Tumbleweeds may evoke Old West nostalgia, but they are a scourge for wheat farmers in present-day Oregon
U.S. milk production recovering from hard winter
Sales of Northwest pears are slow
High Plains-Farm Trouble

Opinion

Wolf plan hearing should be in NE Oregon
It seems to us that Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissioners would want to make it easier to hear from people for whom wolves are not an abstract...
Oregon’s $1 billion fish plan shouldn’t cost Idaho
We can’t explain Oregon leaders’ obsession with fish, but we do know that whatever they plan to do, the cost shouldn’t fall to...
Renewable Fuels Standard is good for Oregon
With fewer farm laborers, is Mechanization Era dawning?
Trump ag adviser offers farmers hope

Special Sections

Researcher breeds better haskap berries
Maxine Thompson works exclusively with cultivars from northern Japan, which she says have a superior flavor and berry size.
Henggeler Packing Co. modernizes to meet challenges
Family has been growing tree fruit for nearly 110 years
Chapin family grows, dries hazelnuts
Avocados a challenge for growers
Berry farm thrives amid growing suburbs