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Bird flu strikes game bird farm in Washington
Highly pathogenic bird flu has broke out game bird farm in Okanogan County in north-central Washington.

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Bird flu quarantine lifted in Douglas County, Ore.
Oregon Department of Agriculture lifts quarantine imposed around where bird flu infected a non-commercial flock in Douglas County.
Forester teaches tree owners management
Forester teaches tree owners management
University of Idaho Extension forester Chris Schnepf, based in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, makes sure family forest owners get the knowledge they need to make decisions about their land management.
Potential E. coli contamination promptsWashington Beef recall
Washington Beef LLC has recalled 1,620 pounds of boneless beef product due to potential E. coli contamination.
Hilmar Jerseys wins dairy innovation award
Hilmar Jerseys wins dairy innovation award
A California dairy focused on animal wellfare was awarded 2015 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year at the International Dairy Foods Association's Dairy Forum this week in Boca Raton, Fla.
Hundreds of Idaho FFA members meet with lawmakers, ag leaders
Five Idaho legislators were singled out for their support of agriculture Jan. 26 during the Idaho FFA's annual "Day on the Hill" event.
Idaho grower touts benefits of companion crops
Idaho grower touts benefits of companion crops
Eastern Idaho growers on a cover crop panel during the 47th Annual University of Idaho Potato Conference say the farming approach has helped them improve soil quality, and even control some pests.
50th Colusa Farm Show kicks off event-filled week
50th Colusa Farm Show kicks off event-filled week
The 50th annual Colusa Farm Show will be held next week, kicking off a busy week that also includes the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference and the Klamath Bull and Horse Sale.
Washington cattlemen pan statewide water fee
The Senate Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on a bill to assess parcels a fee to fund water projects.
Documentary chronicles evolution of high lift pumping on Snake River
Documentary chronicles evolution of high lift pumping on Snake River
A new documentary, 10 years in the making, chronicles the evolution of high-lift pumping to irrigate Snake River plateaus in Idaho. The film was written and produced by Idaho videographer Randy Quigley.
House panel hears from ag reps on carbon tax
House panel hears from ag reps on carbon tax
House Evironment Commitee holds hearing on bill to cap and tax carbon emissions.

California

Biologists: Raising California dam would harm salmon
Shasta Lake is the state’s largest reservoir and provides irrigation water for farmers and drinking water to Californians, mostly in the San...
Hilmar Jerseys wins dairy innovation award
A California dairy focused on animal wellfare was awarded 2015 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year at the International Dairy Foods Association's...
50th Colusa Farm Show kicks off event-filled week
California may dam 3 Delta channels, if drought persists
Water panel begins process of considering bond projects

Idaho

New farm bill program benefiting Idaho farms and ranches
Idaho has received USDA grants to help Blackfoot River ranchers improve diversions and to implement programs to stabilize the Eastern Snake Plain...
Forester teaches tree owners management
University of Idaho Extension forester Chris Schnepf, based in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, makes sure family forest owners get the knowledge they need to...
Hundreds of Idaho FFA members meet with lawmakers, ag leaders
Idaho grower touts benefits of companion crops
Documentary chronicles evolution of high lift pumping on Snake River

Oregon

Potato leaders address port slowdown impacts
National and state potato industry representatives addressed impacts of the West Coast port slowdown and other issues during the Washington-Oregon...
Bird flu quarantine lifted in Douglas County, Ore.
Oregon Department of Agriculture lifts quarantine imposed around where bird flu infected a non-commercial flock in Douglas County.
Teams show off potato peeling skills
Medford Darigold plant to close at end of February
Wolf survey results ease restrictions for some Oregon ranchers

Washington

Bird flu strikes game bird farm in Washington
Highly pathogenic bird flu has broke out game bird farm in Okanogan County in north-central Washington.
Potato leaders address port slowdown impacts
National and state potato industry representatives addressed impacts of the West Coast port slowdown and other issues during the Washington-Oregon...
Potential E. coli contamination promptsWashington Beef recall
Washington cattlemen pan statewide water fee
House panel hears from ag reps on carbon tax

Montana

Timber county payments shrink after expiration of subsidy
Forest Service payments to Oregon counties drop from $67.9 million to $5.9 million; California, from $35.6 million to $8.7 million; Idaho, from $28.3...
Wildlife officials may destroy diseased bighorn sheep near Idaho
Getting rid of the remaining members of the Tendoy herd and bringing in new sheep might be a better choice than continuing to try and supplement a...

Nevada

Nevada county mulls commercial drone testing to help economy
The Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority and the Elko Regional Airport want to contract with the Nevada Institute for Autonomous...