Union Pacific is applying an overweight surcharge on intermodal containers headed for western ports, increasing freight costs for ag products headed for export markets.
The U.S. Grains Council and Renewable Fuels Association hosted reprensentatives from 32 countries at
Idaho's dry bean industry sees Costa Rica as one of its best potential new markets and the Idaho Bea
An Eastern Idaho company that deals in a wide variety of potato types says yellow spuds are trendy a
Oregon and Washington agricutural officials will leave this month for a trade mission to Southeast Asia to promote Northwest potatoes.
Idaho ranked second in the West, behind California, for total net farm income in 2012, and outpaced No. 3 Washington despite trailing that state in gross farm gate receipts by $1.8 billion.
A crisis response group convened by Idaho's Speaker of the House is trying to find ways to help growers in Southern Idaho deal with the huge losses in wheat and barley production they suffered this year due to unusually heavy August and September rains.
Spokane's small farms conference returns, called Farm-A-Palouse-A, Nov. 1. The annual event doubled its offerings in effort to convey information to small farmers, says Spokane Conservation District outreach specialist Erica VanNatta
Personal farm income in Idaho increased 18 pecent during the second quarter of 2014, by far the best performance of any economic sector in the state.
Clay and Josie Erskine credit the success of their Boise area organic farm to a proliferation of habitat designed to feed and support pollinators and other beneficial insects.
A symposium planned for this winter in Portland, Ore., will highlight how U.S. companies can use food barley to make healthy products.
Five grain co-ops in Eastern Washington are building a shuttle-loading facility to keep railroad rates competitive, says Highline Grain LLC CEO Kevin Whitehall. Construction could begin shortly, and the facility is expected to be operational in the fall...
A miller in Bancroft, Idaho, is pushing oats a rotation crop in Eastern Idaho, hoping to source more grain locally to cut back on his imports from Canada.
The average value of all cropland in Idaho rose 6.7 percent to $3,040 per acre this year, and the value of irrigated cropland in the state rose 8.5 percent to $4,600 an acre.