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Calif. navel oranges small but flavorful
Calif. navel oranges small but flavorful
As the holiday season approaches, navel oranges from California are smaller than usual because of the drought. But their sugar contents and utilization rates are high, industry insiders say.

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Potandon sponsors food bank benefit
Potandon Produce has once agaiin sponsored a Thanksgiving day race to help line the shelves of the Idaho Food Bank in Idaho Falls.
County attorney changes mind on forcing public access
County attorney changes mind on forcing public access
The Bannock County Commission has once again tabled a vote to forcibly validate a public access to national forest land across private property, including a farm.
Hydrologist predicts neutral Southern Idaho winter outlook
Hydrologist predicts neutral Southern Idaho winter outlook
A National Weather Service climatologist says conditions are in line for Eastern Idaho to get a start on its mountain snow pack, but the winter outlook is for a weak El Nino pattern, which could bring slightly warmer and drier than normal weather to the...
Many Californians embrace Obama’s immigrant relief
Attorneys told the audience that anyone in the country illegally and might qualify should carry photo identification, bills, leases and their children’s birth certificates if they are threatened with deportation.
Recount likely on Oregon GMO labeling measure
With a margin of less than 1,500 votes, it appears an automatic recount is likely in the campaign over Measure 92, a ballot initiative that would require labeling of many genetically modified foods sold in grocery stores. "No" votes still lead "yes"...
Farm Bureau moves to new building
Farm Bureau moves to new building
The Oregon Farm Bureau has moved into its new headquarters in Salem.
Speaker urges fight for private property rights
Speaker urges fight for private property rights
A former Reagan administration official urges defense of private property rights and says Reagan showed the way.
Washington agriculture exports rise again
Washington agriculture exports rise again
Washington agricultural exports rose for a fourth-straight quarter over the previous year, the state's Economic and Revenue Forecast Council reports.
New WAWG president seeks to preserve farm tax exemptions
New WAWG president seeks to preserve farm tax exemptions
New Washington Association of Wheat Growers president Larry Cochran, a Colfax, Wash., farmer, hopes to preserve key tax exemptions for growers during his coming term.
Real immigration reform must come from Congress, Farm Bureau official says
Real immigration reform must come from Congress, Farm Bureau official says
It's good that the president is focused on immigration reform but real solutions can only come from Congress, an American Farm Bureau Federation official says.

California

Calif. navel oranges small but flavorful
As the holiday season approaches, navel oranges from California are smaller than usual because of the drought. But their sugar contents and...
Many Californians embrace Obama’s immigrant relief
Attorneys told the audience that anyone in the country illegally and might qualify should carry photo identification, bills, leases and their...
Report: Unauthorized immigrants growing in Idaho
San Diego considers recycling water for drinking
Klamath pact supporters press bill’s passage

Idaho

Potandon sponsors food bank benefit
Potandon Produce has once agaiin sponsored a Thanksgiving day race to help line the shelves of the Idaho Food Bank in Idaho Falls.
County attorney changes mind on forcing public access
The Bannock County Commission has once again tabled a vote to forcibly validate a public access to national forest land across private property,...
Hydrologist predicts neutral Southern Idaho winter outlook
Idaho Cattle Association backs GMO feed
Record low temps concern Idaho fruit growers

Oregon

Recount likely on Oregon GMO labeling measure
With a margin of less than 1,500 votes, it appears an automatic recount is likely in the campaign over Measure 92, a ballot initiative that would...
Farm Bureau moves to new building
The Oregon Farm Bureau has moved into its new headquarters in Salem.
GMO alfalfa growers challenge Oregon county’s ban
Report: Unauthorized immigrants growing in Idaho
Two farms ask court to end Oregon county’s GMO crop ban

Washington

WSDA working on manure application bill
WSDA keeps a low profile as it works on a bill to regulate the application of manure on farm fields.
H-2A continues rapid growth in Washington
Use of H-2A visa foreign guestworkers continues to leap upward in Washington state, mainly driven by the state's tree fruit industry.
Johnson, Zwainz depart grain commission
Speaker urges fight for private property rights
Washington agriculture exports rise again

Montana

Nevada

Moderate quake shakes northwest Nevada
The magnitude-4.9 temblor about 11:30 p.m. was centered 41 miles east-southeast of Lakeview, Oregon.