The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that weddings and corporate events aren't permissible on farmland, but smaller-scale events that feature agricultural education, like birthdays, are allowable. Structures used solely for promotions, even temporary...
The federal government is taking new applications for its Value-Added Producer Grants program, which provided $2.7 million to 15 West Coast farming operations in the last round of awards this spring.
Many Christmas trees get a layer of ice to help them make it through long trips to faraway destinati
Washington State University has chosen a Yakima company to collect royalties and develop the tradema
The Australian government has rejected Archer Daniels Midland Co.'s bid to acquire grain handler GrainCorp Ltd, saying the proposed buyout would be contrary to the national interest.
South Korea said Friday it will start negotiations to join a U.S.-led trade pact covering a dozen Pacific and Asian nations.
With or without a free Super Bowl ad, a former Idaho dairyman who sells refined compost, labled as "Poop," at the retail level, believes he's on to a good idea.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation is encouraging Congress to maintain current funding for the Market Access Program in the new Farm Bill. The organization fears that the U.S. will otherwise be outspent by European promotional efforts.
Growing Power builds on composting, vermiculture and aquaculture.
Will Allen sees parking lots and rooftops as potential farmland, and his urban farming movement is reaching areas across the U.S. and Africa.
Econoics professor says strategic planning on the farm is critical for meeting the challenges of waning ag and rural wealth ahead. Having enough working capital will be a huge factor in 2014 and beyond.
A new University of Idaho economic report shows potato procution costs have held steady.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's recent trade mission to Japan and China brought movement toward access for Northwest fresh and chipping potatoes.
Most U.S. farms derive at least some income from off-farm employment, a USDA study found. Even large farms have a significant amount of off-farm income. Most off-farm jobs are in management and professional occupations.