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Sheep rancher ponders future after wolf attacks

Rancher Dave Dashiell moved his flock of sheep from near the Huckleberry wolf pack earlier this summer after dozens were killed and others went missing. Now he's uncertain what his next moves will be following the winter. More

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Hereford triplets beat the odds

A Hereford heifer surprised its owner with triplet calves. More

 

Tomato growers peg crop at record 14 million tons

California processing tomato growers expect to meet contracts for a record 14-million-ton crop. Good weather during crop development and having more... More

 

Idaho damaged barley still free of toxins

An Idaho cereals pathologist wants to research why Idaho barley was free of the toxin associated with Fusarium headblight this season despite samples... More

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Washington’s red raspberry crop breaks record

The Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports a record crop this year. More

Huge apple crop pushes bin production

With a huge Washington apple crop, producers of wood and plastic apple bins say they are making more but decline to reveal production levels. KapStone, the region's main cardboard box manufacturer, had no comment. More

Stolen life-sized plastic horse recovered

The horse that’s been on the store’s roof in Twin Falls since 1962 vanished Monday night. More

Feds to gather ‘nuisance’ mustangs in Nevada

Agency officials say they must haul away roaming bands of mustangs wreaking havoc on private property in Butte Valley, and get horses off U.S. Highway 93, where they pose a danger to motorists. More

Oregon GMO task force drafts report

Oregon GMO task force agrees on need for regulatory clarity, disagree on exact scheme. More

Sweetener users study: Mexico trade case costly

A white paper analyzing the economic impacts of imposing duties on Mexican sugar in response to a trade case filed by American sugar producers finds U.S. consumers and sweetened product manufacturers could pay $2.4 billion more for sugar in the coming marketing year. More

Hunt underway for source of Washington gypsy moths

The Washington Department of Agriculture is searching for gypsy moth eggs in a crowded Seattle neighborhood and in woods in Clark County. More

Adverse weather hampers Calif. olive oil production

California olive oil producers are hoping to match last year's mark of 3.5 million gallons after adverse weather affected crop development. Production had been increasing dramatically in recent years. More

Stemilt picks a new apple

One of the nation's largest tree fruit companies, Stemilt Growers Inc., has hooked up with the University of Minnesota for rights to grow and manage a new apple variety it's sure will be a winner. More

Princess in cockfighting case gets probation

The Walkers were arrested in 2013 after authorities said they staged at least 10 cockfighting derbies in a barn at their ranch in Irrigon, Ore., 175 miles east of Portland. More

Record rain in Portland triggers sewer overflow

Wednesday’s sewage overflow is the third such event in 2014. More

Cranberry farmers struggle with high supply, low prices

Washington and Oregon cranberry growers enjoy a good harvest, but Wisconsin farmers will dictate market conditions. More

Oregon food politics take the stage at Measure 92 forum

Supporters and opponents of GMO labeling measure spar at OMSI event. More

DOL seeks additional charges against growers

The U.S. Department of Labor wants to expand litigation against Oregon blueberry farmers accused of "hot goods" labor law violations. More

Rain damage hits Idaho Barley Commission budget

The Idaho Barley Commission will cut deep into reserves this season due to widespread quality problems with the malt crop. More

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