Oregon State University researchers are experimenting with different ways to help onion growers in the Treasure Valley area deal with possible new federal rules that would limit how much generic E. coli bacteria can be present in irrigation water.
A listing of events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.
A court ruling on genetically modified organism regulations in Hawaii's Kauai County may have implications for other litigation over biotech crops.
The U.S. government has made a preliminary decision to impose duties on imported Mexican sugar, in response to complaints by U.S. sugar producers.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has named a California man to lead the Farm Service Agency.
Events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.
Agreements that limit landowner liabilities under the Endangered Species Act can still be challenged by environmentalists.
The Walla Walla, Wash., district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers puts its sediment management plan for the lower Snake River out for public comment Aug. 22.
The Syngenta biotech firm cannot force the Bunge grain elevator company to accept its Agrisure Viptera variety of genetically engineered corn, a federal appeals court ruled.
Federal regulators have finalized a deal with environmentalists regarding no-spray pesticide buffers around waterways.
There is ongoing debate in Washington over whether to renew the production tax credit.
Russia's ban on food imports will have direct consequences for European farmers, who depend on exports to that nation, but also will impact the prices of other products, experts say.
Longshoremen and grain exporters have struck a tentative deal, which has eased the mind of the Northwest grain industry.
The latest USDA supply and demand estimate projects higher production and stocks for U.S. and global wheat production. Wheat prices will stay low until more demand is found, market analysts say.