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Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., has introduced a bill to continue federal participation in the long journey to increase water supplies in Yakima Basin.

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Drought shrinks 2015 almond crop by 3 percent, industry says
Drought shrinks 2015 almond crop by 3 percent, industry says
Drought-related stress on trees will likely lead to a slightly smaller almond crop in California this year, industry officials have predicted. The crop estimate comes after last year's crop came in smaller than expected.
Ranchers like outlook for cattle prices
Ranchers like outlook for cattle prices
Prices aren't as good as last year, but ranchers like beef market.
Wildlife officials investigate bird die offs south of Boise
The dead birds show no signs of physical injury and were not sickened by plague.
Oregon House backs higher speed limits
Most of the highways in Eastern Oregon would have a speed limit of 65 mph outside city limits, up from 55. Interstate 84 from The Dalles to Idaho would rise to 70, as would all of Highway 95 in the state’s southeastern corner.
Increased institutional food buying could bolster local farms
Increased institutional food buying could bolster local farms
Because of their buying power and the millions of meals they serve, institutions such as hospitals, prisons and retirement centers could have a dramatic ripple effect on Oregon food growers and processors if they bought local products.
Advisor helps SJ Valley growers meet challenges, opportunities
Advisor helps SJ Valley growers meet challenges, opportunities
Maxwell Norton, the retiring director of the University of California Cooperative Extension office in Merced County, was in early pioneer in research into many of the issues that growers currently face in the San Joaquin Valley, including the need for...
Cantwell bill aims to address water issues in Yakima
The legislation would authorize projects and money for the first phase of a plan developed to meet competing water needs in the Yakima Basin.
Disagreement among allies strangles Washington wolf bill
Disagreement among allies strangles Washington wolf bill
The only wolf-related legislation with a chance of passing the Washington Legislature succumbed to a disagreement among allies.
Oregon adds century, sesquicentennial farms and ranches
Oregon adds century, sesquicentennial farms and ranches
Oregon farms that have been in continuous family operation for 100 or 150 years will be honored at the state fair in August.
Lawyers outline Idaho reservoir refill resolution
Lawyers outline Idaho reservoir refill resolution
A negotiated settlement earlier this year in the upper Snake water system firms up the right to physically fill a reservoir even if the accounting shows it full on paper and establishes the right to refill water evacuated for flood control.

California

Drought shrinks 2015 almond crop by 3 percent, industry says
Drought-related stress on trees will likely lead to a slightly smaller almond crop in California this year, industry officials have predicted. The...
Advisor helps SJ Valley growers meet challenges, opportunities
Maxwell Norton, the retiring director of the University of California Cooperative Extension office in Merced County, was in early pioneer in research...
Tomato harvests underway amid heat wave
More shutoff notices issued to senior water right holders
Gallery to feature National Farm Workers Association co-founder

Idaho

Idaho aquifer agreement finalized
Irrigators with Idaho's Surface Water Coalition and groundwater users with Idaho Groundwater Appropriators, Inc., have finalized an agreement that...
Wildlife officials investigate bird die offs south of Boise
The dead birds show no signs of physical injury and were not sickened by plague.
Lawyers outline Idaho reservoir refill resolution
Barley states respond to Idaho’s invitation to cooperate
Current heat wave affecting NW crops

Oregon

Oregon House backs higher speed limits
Most of the highways in Eastern Oregon would have a speed limit of 65 mph outside city limits, up from 55. Interstate 84 from The Dalles to Idaho...
Increased institutional food buying could bolster local farms
Because of their buying power and the millions of meals they serve, institutions such as hospitals, prisons and retirement centers could have a...
Oregon adds century, sesquicentennial farms and ranches
PGG announces new marketing agreement to strengthen selling price
Water utility teams up with farmers to fight hazelnut worms

Washington

Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., has introduced a bill to continue federal participation in the long journey to increase water supplies in Yakima...
Planning, new markets top Washington potato leader’s priorities
Mike Dodds, of Moses Lake, Wash., is the new chairman of the Washington Potato Commission. He is the raw material and environmental manager at...
Heat, herbicide-resistant barley on Spillman Field Day agenda
Cantwell bill aims to address water issues in Yakima
Disagreement among allies strangles Washington wolf bill

Montana

Ranchers like outlook for cattle prices
Prices aren't as good as last year, but ranchers like beef market.
National science panel opens review of livestock disease
The panel is convening for two days to gather information about brucellosis, which can cause pregnant animals to abort their young.
Wildfire danger persists despite spring rain, experts say
Farmers grapple with crop damage in hailstorm’s wake
Summer roundup approved for horse range in Pryor Mountains

Nevada