Sales of animals complete livestock projects for roughly 500 Spokane area youth beginning May 6 at the Junior Livestock Show of Spokane. Manager Lynn Cotter says the show offers the agricultural experience for rural and urban students alike.
California's dairy farmers are voicing their support of abandoning the state milk marketing order and joining the federal milk marketing order system. Three university ag economist have analyzed some of the possible effects of making the switch.
The University of California-Davis has set up a website to help growers interpret readings from pres
Much of Washington's seasonal agricultural employment occurs in the tree fruit industry and it may b
A Moses Lake, Wash., company is rolling in the first commercial production of simple mobile platforms to help apple, stone fruit and citrus growers harvest more efficiently and save on labor.
Cherry season is underway in California and it appears to be light, industry sources say, perhaps 25 to 50 percent of normal.
Milk production in the 23 major dairy states, at 16.7 bilion pounds, was up 1.1 percent in March over March 2013. Total cow numbers were up 1,000 head from February, with production per cow 209 pounds above February.
The Washington Department of Ecology has released its proposed instream flow rule for the Spokane River. Agricultural impacts are expected to be minimal, says Keith Stoffel, Ecology water program manager in Spokane.
Farmers have different opinions when it comes to proposed ban on GMOs.
Network of small farmers network to provide field-grown organic vegetables to a growing number of Southeastern grocers who want more organic produce.
Despite the drought and a reduction of acreage, California strawberry production is up from last year as the industry is entering its peak season.
Agricultural leaders are concerned about proposed rules addressing the federal Clean Water Act.
Internal debate in the House has made it difficult to get immigration reform to the floor. A new set of priniciples for guiding reform by the House Republican leadership offers some hope.
An Orland, Calif., dairyman who uses raw milk to make cheese is in the awkward position of opposing efforts by some of his fellow raw milk proponents to ease restrictions on home dairies selling or sharing excess milk from their cows.