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Taylor Ranch launches into Space Age, sort of
Taylor Ranch launches into Space Age, sort of
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life on the ranch.

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Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davisco's CEO saysthe sale of the dairy processors' assets to Canadian Agropur was a business move to continue to grow operations and offer more opportunity to their employees.
Drought starting to kill salmon in Klamath Basin
The Salmon is a tributary of the Klamath River, and home to one of the last remnants of spring chinook salmon in the Klamath Basin, which return from the ocean in spring and stay in the river until October, when they spawn and die. A tributary of the...
Summer camp teaches city kids about farming
Summer camp teaches city kids about farming
An agriculture-themed summer camp in Redding, Calif., gave urban youngsters a chance to do actual farm activities such as discing a field and using horses to move cattle into a pen. The camp was put on by the city recreation department and the Shasta...
‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
Zenger Farm of Portland begins construction of Urban Grange.
Lake Lowell water rapidly declining
Lake Lowell water rapidly declining
Farmers in southwestern Idaho have been asked to voluntarily conserve water in an effort to avoid a possible shortage at Lake Lowell near Nampa.
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Record-breaking cattle prices, bringing strong profits up and down the beef supply chain, have many concerned about a market downturn. Feedlots are the most at risk but have a pretty good cushion through October.
Aphids on rise in Eastern Washington
Aphid populations are increasing this year on small grain fields, Washington State University researchers say. Because the insect pests are sporadic, it's hard for researchers and farmers to determine the level of infestation at which a grower should...
Pork group exec arrested by Capitol Police
President-elect of National Pork Producers Council arrested entering Congressional office building carrying 9 mm pistol.
Poll finds Californians back smaller water bond
The survey found 51 percent of likely voters back the existing measure and 26 percent are opposed. Support grows to 59 percent for a smaller bond, but questioners did not ask what price tag respondents would accept.
California’s salmon, steelhead get help
The plans target Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon and Central Valley steelhead.

Livestock

Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Pork group exec arrested by Capitol Police
Technology turns manure into clean water
Cow/calf profits soar

Dairy

Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Technology turns manure into clean water
Canadian co-op buys Davisco Foods
Cheese remains above $2; butter in stratosphere
Margin protection program workshops planned

Energy

Idaho soy, canola demanded for crushing plant
New Idaho hydro generation unit delayed

FFA

Livestock camps prepare kids for fair time
Student to give cattle showmanship clinic

Horses

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues
Santa Clara County sees spike in West Nile cases
BLM: Budget constraints limits horse, burro removals
Bill seeks to allow states to manage wild horses

Nursery

Orchards, Nuts & Vines

‘Gut-wrenching’ losses in wildfire
California firm issues nationwide fruit recall
DeVaney heads new tree fruit association
Olive oil business takes root in Oregon
Promotion aims to boost confidence in Calf. cantaloupes

Organic

‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
‘Organic’ disappears from some menus
S. Korea organic pact reopens doors

Outdoors

Research Center

Iconic breeder writes the book on club wheat
Aphids on rise in Eastern Washington
Research tackles colony collapse
Changes approved at USDA Prosser unit
East Idaho growers see potential in peas

Rural Life

Taylor Ranch launches into Space Age, sort of
Summer camp teaches city kids about farming
‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
JUMP facility will house 52 antique tractors
Oregon adds to its legacy of Century farms and ranches

Timber

Judge lifts order against log exporter
Dramatic fire badly damages plywood mill
Oregon timber harvest tops 4 billion board feet
Agencies, landowners work together
Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls

Water

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
Drought starting to kill salmon in Klamath Basin
Lake Lowell water rapidly declining
Poll finds Californians back smaller water bond
California’s salmon, steelhead get help