A new audit is critical of USDA's "lockup" procedures for securing confidential crop data that could affect futures markets.
The Washington State Potato Commission will give away 10,001 1-ounce bags of potato chips on National Potato Chip Day.
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A bill that easily passed the Idaho House would ensure that farmers and ranchers who donate food to
Midwestern greenhouse growers face tough choices as winter doles out extreme temperatures.
The public readily accepts biotechnology in science and medicine, but when it comes to agriculture it's a different story. Biotechnology has brought numerous benefits to farmers and consumers, and thousands of studies support the safety of food from GMO...
Small farmers look at ways to make their operations profitable.
J.R. Simplot Co. has contracted with a start-up research business to help develop potatoes with improved photosynthesis efficiency to boost yields.
The next meetings for Columbia Basin potato growers and potato processors negotiating contracts for the 2014 spring planting season are slated for early March. The two sides have a symbiotic relationship, says Dale Lathim, executive director of the...
Idaho's dry bean industry is hopeful that a discontinued herbicide that was helpful in controlling nightshade will soon be on the market again.
Washington State University Extension and Spokane Conservation District are offering courses in March to assist small farmers in making good business decisions. Small farms coordinator Pat Munts says the classes will demonstrate better management...
Farm machinery sales are expected to drop in 2014, making the job harder for dealers.
Members of the Idaho Bean Commission will visit Costa Rica and the Dominican Republican Feb. 23-March 1 in an attempt to sell more Idaho bean seed to those nations.
The American Malting Barley Association has added two new varieties to its list of recommendations for farmers to plant in 2014.