A native of Bulgaria with wide experience in dryland crop research will take over as director of the research center on Oct. 30.
California growers and farm groups are concerned that a package of groundwater bills sent to Gov. Je
A rancher in Stevens County has decided to move his sheep flock to protect it from wolves rather than wait for state officials to kill the animals responsible for repeated attacks.
Idaho's dairy industry has questioned whether it needs a national marketing campaign to brand Idaho
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy news.
Temperatures in northern and central California are expected to cool off gradually in September, but forecasters say no significant rain is yet on the horizon.
A $113,000 specialty crop grant awarded through the Idaho State Department of Agriculture will help University of Idaho researchers continue an orchard trial designed to help apple growers improve their bottom line.
A program that allows Oregon farmers to appropriate new water rights by building storage projects may be renewed by state regulators.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office in Ephrata, Wash., is stepping up patrols in rural areas to try to cut down on property theft, including livestock paneling. The office relies on accurate information from witnesses in the rural community, public...
Idaho, Oregon and Arizona also have experimented with placing refugees on dairy farms in an effort to satisfy both the interests of the immigrants and the needs of their adopted states.
A bill that would write the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new guidelines for antibiotic use in livestock into California law is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.
In addition to the weekly tour, which Starker Forests operates from mid-June to mid-September, the company provides special tours for elementary school classes and other interested groups on other days of the week.
As the harvests of stone fruit in California are wrapping up, growers say the quality of the fruit is excellent but some varieties' yields are down. The picking of other summer fruit is ongoing.
The Stevens County Cattlemen's Association says moving Hunters, Wash., rancher Dave Dashiell's sheep out of land where the rancher has a grazing contract to protect the herd from wolves would threaten private property rights. Association president Steve...