The mass of warm water in the ocean — hundreds of miles wide and about as long as California — has average temperatures that are 5 degrees to 7 degrees higher than normal.
A Thresher Artisan Wheat sustainability program has helped growers reduce use of inputs and increase
Using mating disruption techniques against moths helped hazelnut growers reduce pesticide use along
The potato industry should be in good shape to comply with an FDA mandate that food products be rid
$14 million included in a higher education bill would allow Oregon State University to hire new research and extension employees, reversing a years-long reduction in manpower. The Oregon Senate still must pass the full funding package.
An informal Eastern Idaho organization aimed at improving wheat yields, called the 200 Bushel Club, has hired an intern and is seeking to start collecting hard data from its trials.
A University of Idaho cereals pathologist has seen crop damage in wheat due to chloride deficiency.
A Kansas State University veterinary expert advises that ranchers shouldn't expect their veterinarians to automatically approve uses of medicially important antibiotics under new federal guidelines that fully take effect Jan. 1, 2017.
The Palouse Rock Lake Conservation District held a demonstration of high-residue farming equipment June 23 near St. John, Wash. Growers saw various examples of direct-seed drills through high residue cut by farmer Tracy Eriksen's new stripper header.
Heavy May rainfall has reduced the severity of some cereal crop diseases, including barley yellow dwarf virus, but contributed to outbreaks of other problems.
Idaho officials have reported thei first potato psyllid infected with Liberibacter bacterium that causes zebra chip from a commercial spud field.
Leaf rust, not usually seen for more than a decade, has shown up this year in the Willamette Valley.
Drones could map plant communities before a fire.
Leaders in Idaho's agricultural and technology sectors met during a first-ever AgriTech Summit June 16 and discussed ways both sides could benefit from a close partnership between the top two sectors of the state's economy.