Students at Shasta College in Redding, Calif., are enrolled in a new 42-unit program to receive their state certification as pest control advisers. California will need to replenish its corps of public and private advisers, about 40 percent of whom are...
Columnist Doug Warnock offers advice for improving pasture productivity.
World grain supplies are rebuilding and moderating prices, but there are some wild cards in the mix,
Pioneer Irrigation District and the city of Caldwell are being pushed by rancher and Idaho Speaker of the House Scott Bedke to resolve their long-running dispute over stormwater runoff and the use of eminent domain. Bedke has two bills that will resolve the issue for them but is waiting to see if a.
The downgrade is the result of engineering surveys Monday and Tuesday that show the fractured area found on one of the dam’s spillways was continuing to stabilize.
Oregon State University scientists have found that cattle get post traumatic stress symptoms after encounters with wolves.
Parties announced Wednesday they have finished negotiations to overcome last summer’s irrigation shut-off to cattle ranches in the upper Klamath Basin after the Klamath Tribes exercised newly awarded senior water rights to protect fish.
Idaho's water outlook is much improved following a wet February.
The water situation in eastern Oregon will be particularly tight in 2014. A series of rainstorms has done little to improve the water supply outlook, Owyhee Irrigation District officials told about 200 farmers March 4.
Hay prices in most of the country are expected to decline in 2014 due to widespread drought recovery. But prices for hay, particularly alfalfa, in the West are expected to remain strong and higher than the national average due to drought and strong...
Secretary John Laird of the California Natural Resources Agency said that the state needs a storm every other day through May to bring California to something resembling a normal year.
Heavy snow and rain in February helped Oregon's water outlook, but it wasn't enough to change the overall picture.
Oregon nursery operators "dodged a bullet" in February's snowstorm.
Washington wine grapes reached a new record tonnage in 2013. The industry keeps growing, citing good demand.