Trump adviser: No more EPA-funded attacks on farmers
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Trump adviser: No more EPA-funded attacks on farmers
White House adviser says Trump won't tolerate billboards that attack farmers

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Cyanide traps that killed Northwest wolf and a dog come under scrutiny
Cyanide traps that killed Northwest wolf and a dog come under scrutiny
It’s unclear if the review will change the way USDA Wildlife Services uses cyanide predator traps.
Washington Farm Bureau likes new recipe for food forum
Washington Farm Bureau likes new recipe for food forum
Washington Farm Bureau reverses stance on food policy forum
Another side to the wolf death story
It looks like this Incidental Take can ultimately be laid at the feet of ODFW.
Tech company gearing up for harvest interest
Tech company gearing up for harvest interest
Spokane agriculture technology company 2nd Sight Bioscience sold 50 of its automated harvest weighing stations for this coming season.
Plans to widen Idaho ag corridor suffer setback
Plans to widen Idaho ag corridor suffer setback
The Idaho Senate has rejected a bill to approve $300 million in bonds for improvements to major transportation arteries — likely including the widening of a crucial agricultural transportation corridor on Interstate 84 through Nampa.
Ranchers fear Forest Service taking their grazing
Ranchers fear Forest Service taking their grazing
Ranchers in Okanogan County, Washington, believe the USFS is trying to take away rights to graze cattle on federal land. A county commissioner says more of the same might be happening in the West.
House ag committee backs phased-in beef checkoff increase
House ag committee backs phased-in beef checkoff increase
House ag committee passes beef checkoff bill
Springtime brings key decisions for winter wheat
Springtime brings key decisions for winter wheat
Winter wheat is out of dormancy, and local farmers are making crucial decisions about treatments to keep the crop healthy.
Two farm suppliers lobby Washington lawmakers for tax-law change
Two farm suppliers lobby Washington lawmakers for tax-law change
Two Eastern Washington farm chemical suppliers may get tax relief
National Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack
Faced with more than 40 feet of snow, the Mono County community declared a state of emergency.

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Five inducted into Eastern Idaho Ag Hall of Fame
Five leaders were selected for inclusion into the Eastern Idaho Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Idaho honey production increased in 2016, but neighboring states dropped a bit
Beekeepers battle colony collapse, pests and weather to produce honey and pollinate crops.
Notification proposed for Oregon aerial pesticide sprays in forests
Washington Farm Bureau likes new recipe for food forum
Plans to widen Idaho ag corridor suffer setback

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Trump adviser: No more EPA-funded attacks on farmers
White House adviser says Trump won't tolerate billboards that attack farmers
Tech company gearing up for harvest interest
Spokane agriculture technology company 2nd Sight Bioscience sold 50 of its automated harvest weighing stations for this coming season.
Dakota ranchers help wildfire-stricken colleagues
China boosts apple exports to U.S.
Agriculture nominee seeks to reassure Congress as Trump eyes budget cuts

Ag Sectors

Notification proposed for Oregon aerial pesticide sprays in forests
A proposed bill would impose new notification requirements for aerially spraying pesticides in Oregon forests.
Cyanide traps that killed Northwest wolf and a dog come under scrutiny
It’s unclear if the review will change the way USDA Wildlife Services uses cyanide predator traps.
Ranchers fear Forest Service taking their grazing
House ag committee backs phased-in beef checkoff increase
National Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack

Opinion

Another side to the wolf death story
It looks like this Incidental Take can ultimately be laid at the feet of ODFW.
New technology a game changer for dairy industry
This technology is good news for the commercial dairy industry, and bad news for special interests that have been trying to shut down large-scale...
Wolf management idea makes sense
How farmers can help reduce famine
GMO tests were influenced

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Perennial grain offers westside farmers options
Breeding project aims to fuse rotational, forage and grain production goals.
Cover crops improve soil health
Don Wirth spends most of his time trying to get the message across how cover crops can boost soil health and yields.
Sweet potatoes run in grower’s family
Grower ‘spills the beans’ about foreign competition
Diversified farmer faces variety of challenges