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
Clay and Josie Erskine credit the success of their Boise area organic farm to a proliferation of hab
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.
Tight global supplies of beef will tighten further for the remainder of 2014 and into 2015, but record prices in the beef and cattle complex are firm on unwavering consumer demand.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Oct. 2 awarded $118 million in grants to develop and market specialty crops.
Rabobank analysts are forecasting a protracted period of low prices in international and regional dairy markets and a substantial fall in the U.S. market by early 2015.
The dairy industry's strategic partnerships with quick-serve restaurants and food brands funded by U.S. dairy farmers through the national dairy checkoff are reaping big results, increasing dairy sales by expanding dairy offerings on menus and promoting...
A labor consultant and a labor history professor claim the longshoremen's union was weakened in its recent contract with grain exporters, which will reduce the risk of shipping disruptions.
U.S. agriculture is in transition from a 10-year wealth period, particularly in the grain sector, and will be influenced by a number of factors, including global economies and recession and unrest in Europe.