The U.S. State Department has quit producing visas for pickers to come to Washington state from Mexico on the eve of the start of harvest of an anticipated record apple crop.
The Washington Department of Ecology is fining a Walla Walla County beef cattle feedlot $24,000 for alleged air quality violations due to hay grinding. Simplot Feeders LLP has 30 days to appeal the penalty.
Congressmen recently blasted the U.S. Department of Labor for coercing farmers with its "hot goods" authority.
A $40,000 grant obtained by the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion Committee will be used to market and prom
Both fires grew rapidly over the weekend before being brought under control. Their spread underscored the tinder-dry conditions resulting from California’s third year of drought.
The stronger enforcement was triggered in part by a state report that found water consumption has actually risen amid the worst drought in nearly four decades.
Wildlife advocacy groups sued state and federal officials earlier this year, asking a judge to stop a state-hired hunter from using the U.S. Forest Service’s backcountry airstrips to reach and kill wolves in the Frank Church River of No Return...
Wyden is promoting a bill that would dedicate natural disaster funds to pay for the most expensive fires. He said he will also push for Senate passage of President Obama’s request for $615 million in additional wildfire suppression funding this...
Some Idaho potato growers say they're relaxing their chemical programs to protect crops from zebra chip disease.
A Willamette Valley, Ore., company has built an innovative business in harvesting and processing squash seed.
The state agriculture department stopped grain inspections on July 7 because of security concerns, and United Grain’s operations were halted.
Fatal helicopter crash is fourth in four years drying cherries in Central Washington orchards.
Firefighters make progress is wrestling wildfires under control.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and two California congressmen are calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's flood insurance program to ease its requirements for building agricultural structures in deep floodplains.