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WSU crop tours to answer disease questions, highlight new varieties
WSU crop tours to answer disease questions, highlight new varieties
Stripe rust, snow mold and falling numbers will be on farmers’ minds during Washington State University’s annual crop tour schedule.

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Judge wants Corps to determine right amount of water for endangered fish
The judge ruled Monday that the Army Corps of Engineers must spill more water for salmon at eight dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Bill would remove Oregon egg-grading requirement
Bill would remove Oregon egg-grading requirement
A bill proposes to remove grading requirements for eggs sold directly to consumers in Oregon.
Almond board to spend $4.7 million for grower efficiency
Almond board to spend $4.7 million for grower efficiency
The Almond Board of California announced another round of research grants to enhance such things as water use efficiency, dust reduction and groundwater recharge.
Fire destroys fruit packing shed in Wenatchee
Fire destroys fruit packing shed in Wenatchee
A small fruit packing company in Wenatchee, Wash., lost its main packing shed in a fire of undetermined origin the evening of March 24.
Malheur Siphon fix will cost more than $1 million
Malheur Siphon fix will cost more than $1 million
Work could begin this year on a project to fix the Malheur Siphon, which carries irrigation water to thousands of acres of farmland on the Owyhee Irrigation District.
Wolves wipe out chickens, geese at NE Oregon residence
Wolves wipe out chickens, geese at NE Oregon residence
ODFW says Shamrock Pack was responsible for Wallowa County attack.
Sheep industry leadership school held in Oregon
Sheep industry leadership school held in Oregon
Some 33 people from 19 states and Canada visited the Willamette Valley.
Five inducted into Eastern Idaho Ag Hall of Fame
Five inducted into Eastern Idaho Ag Hall of Fame
Five leaders were selected for inclusion into the Eastern Idaho Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Idaho honey production increased in 2016, but neighboring states dropped a bit
Idaho honey production increased in 2016, but neighboring states dropped a bit
Beekeepers battle colony collapse, pests and weather to produce honey and pollinate crops.
Notification proposed for Oregon aerial pesticide sprays in forests
Notification proposed for Oregon aerial pesticide sprays in forests
A proposed bill would impose new notification requirements for aerially spraying pesticides in Oregon forests.

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Oregon

Judge wants Corps to determine right amount of water for endangered fish
The judge ruled Monday that the Army Corps of Engineers must spill more water for salmon at eight dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Bill would remove Oregon egg-grading requirement
A bill proposes to remove grading requirements for eggs sold directly to consumers in Oregon.
Malheur Siphon fix will cost more than $1 million
Wolves wipe out chickens, geese at NE Oregon residence
Sheep industry leadership school held in Oregon

Washington

WSU crop tours to answer disease questions, highlight new varieties
Stripe rust, snow mold and falling numbers will be on farmers’ minds during Washington State University’s annual crop tour schedule.
28 crop tours scheduled
Where farmers can attend WSU’s crop tours
Judge wants Corps to determine right amount of water for endangered fish
Fire destroys fruit packing shed in Wenatchee
Idaho honey production increased in 2016, but neighboring states dropped a bit

Idaho

Idaho lawmakers OK memorial that asks for all food to meet same standards
The Idaho Legislature has approved a joint memorial that asks for foreign food imports to be held to the same food safety standards that domestic...
Judge wants Corps to determine right amount of water for endangered fish
The judge ruled Monday that the Army Corps of Engineers must spill more water for salmon at eight dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Five inducted into Eastern Idaho Ag Hall of Fame
Idaho honey production increased in 2016, but neighboring states dropped a bit
Plans to widen Idaho ag corridor suffer setback

California

Almond blossom ‘variable’ after February storms
Growers reported variations in crop set within their operations, as some trees fared better than others.
Almond board to spend $4.7 million for grower efficiency
The Almond Board of California announced another round of research grants to enhance such things as water use efficiency, dust reduction and...
National Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack
San Joaquin Valley’s CVP allocation likely to increase, officials say
California may face ‘significant risk’ from dam

Montana

More than 1,200 Yellowstone bison culled this winter
The total winter death toll marks the highest number of bison killed in the Yellowstone area since 2008.
Tester at town hall: Keep up federal land and water funds
Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester says democracy in the U.S. is being tested right now and constituents should contact elected officials on important...

Nevada

Snow returns to Sierra; melting may fuel future Nevada floods
As the first wet storm of the spring sweeps into the mountains around Lake Tahoe, wary water managers are watching the sky and already releasing...