USDA has delayed a checkoff program that would raise $2 million a year to promote Christmas trees.
A beef analyst predicts beef supply will be tighter next year, but increased pork and poultry produc
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency begins examining the more than 13,000 comments on its pr
U.S. dairy exports slowed significantly during the third quarter of 2014 compared to the first half
A new potato that's engineered with gene deletion doesn't have to be regulated by USDA.
A federal judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments on Jan. 13, 2015, about whether U.S. Department of Labor can expand its allegations of "hot goods" labor law violations against Oregon blueberry farms.
Weatherman Art Douglas, a popular speaker at the Spokane Ag Expo each year, says El Nino may have a dry winter but a wet spring in store for farmers in the West, and may help California farmers facing drought.
It's unclear whether voluntary conservation agreements signed by farmers and rancher will keep the greater sage grouse from being listed as threatend or endangered.
It's hard to get a real handle on it, but agricultural labor sources say the shortage of farmworkers, particularly seasonal, continues to worsen. A big part of it, they say, is people leaving fields for more appealing work.
Flowering rush, an invasive species that clogs irrigation canals and intakes, has been approved for removal after federal authorities reviewed the proposal under Endangered Species Act.
It's good that the president is focused on immigration reform but real solutions can only come from Congress, an American Farm Bureau Federation official says.
The president says his executive action will protect 250,000 farmworkers from deportation.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed a formal notice Thursday.
In the event of a container terminal lockout, President Barack Obama can order ports to re-open.