The water supply situation in eastern Oregon has improved a little because of a series of spring rainstorms, but it's still dire in certain parts.
The California Fish and Game Commission put off a decision on whether to list the gray wolf under the state Endangered Species Act. The panel will take more testimony at a meeting June 4 in Fortuna, Calif., and make a decision at a special meeting in July.
The USDA's Farm Service Agency is offering financial assistance to orchardists and nursery operators who have suffered disaster-related losses since October 2011.
California's FFA members met this week in Fresno and elected new officers. Tulare Western senior Dip
A University of California-Davis expert urges bee producers to remove their hives from almond orchards earlier to avoid die-offs like one that occurred at the end of this year's almond blossom.
Idaho Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman has ruled groundwater pumpers affected by the Rangen, Inc., fish farm's water call fell short in their mitigation plan. Up to 38,000 cubic feet per second may be subject to curtailment on May 5...
Overall hay yields in California are expected to be down by more than 20 percent this year as the drought diminishes growers' ability to irrigate. The anticipated shortage is pushing hay prices higher.
Idaho's new state FFA officers are excited about the year ahead of serving members and promoting FFA goals. The officers were elected Saturday at the close of the 2014 State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls.
A wine grape crushing facility is being planned for George, Wash., which will boost city revenues and may spark development of an industrial park.
A proposal that has been tabled for this year would allow farmers and ranchers to be paid to help other entities such as cities meet federally mandated water quality standards. Bill supporters plan to bring it back next year.
Four Idaho students join the elite ranks of state Star recipients during the 2014 State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls on Friday.
An environmental group has failed to stop a 2,000-acre thinning project in Oregon's Mount Hood National Forest.
Farmers in Eastern Washington are preparing to spend $48 million to bring water from the Columbia River to their farms, replacing water from the declining aquifer. Construction is expected to begin this summer, says Darryll Olsen, with the Columbia-Snake...
Tuesday is the first day ranchers can sign up for the Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program.