To help shape the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, U.S. commodity groups consider it a top priority to promote and advance science demonstrating the health attributes of their crops and products.
Washington State University doctoral student Matt Jones is looking for several farmers to help determine which farming practices are supporting dung beetle populations.
Although not yet approved by the Federal Aviation Administration for commercial use, an agricultural market for drones is developing already.
The scientists found that the numbers and varieties of insects downstream of the dams recovered to levels elsewhere on the river within a year.
A two-year research project funded by a $57,000 specialty crop grant will look at ways to help Idaho dry bean farmers combat the nightshade weed. The weed costs the Idaho bean industry about $8 million a year.
The leader of the Washington State University Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is concerned about the future of integrated pest management as he eyes retirement.
Researchers report that a common potato virus not known for causing damage in the Pacific Northwest helps break down resistance to the disease late blight.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Oct. 2 awarded $118 million in grants to develop and market specialty crops.
A new Washington State University soft white winter wheat variety leaped to the top four varieties planted by the state's wheat farmers in 2014, according to a survey.
An Eastern Idaho fresh potato grower-shipper intends to start using a new bag later this month made with potato starch.
Granny Smith leads other apples the growth of good bacteria in the colon that can help fight obesity and disorders associated with it, a new study says.
Canola would thrive in Oregon's Willamette Valley, but at what cost?