Researchers say they have developed all new types of fruit now grown in Idaho, including varieties of peaches, nectarines, apples, plums and grapes.
As the planet warms, glaciers are losing volume, some faster than others.
As drought continues across the West, farming without irrigation may be an option for some producers
Washington State University's pea trials suffered because of heat and drought this seaon. But WSU re
A specialty crop grant awarded to the Idaho Bean Commission will allow University of Idaho researchers to conduct experiments aimed at developing weed management strategies for dry bean production.
About 100 onion growers and industry representatives attended the Oregon State University onion variety field day Aug. 25 to see how the valley's main onion varieties fared against each other.
The four-year grant will help researchers model where fires will burn the hottest and cause the most destruction in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
A businessman experimenting with quinoa in 14 Eastern Idaho fields says yields and quality have exceeded expectations this season.
Washington State University has developed a "carcass calculator" app to help ranchers predict the price they'll receive for their meat.
A newly formed regional bean research consortium will apply for a significant amount of federal grant money available for multi-state specialty crop groups.
Glenda Humiston, the University of California's new vice president in charge of agriculture and natural resources, plans to work on enhancing growers' economic opportunities in the 21st century.
An Oregon State University researcher is studying whether onion slurry can be used to help reduce cattle producers' winter feed costs. If successful, the project could also benefit the onion industry in Eastern Oregon and Southwestern Idaho.
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service will interview farmers across the nation, including the Pacific Northwest, to get more information about farming and conservation practices.
Jim McFerson will continue as manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission while becoming director of the Washington State University Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center.