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Massive Montana ranch owned by Mars candy heir is sold
One of the largest Montana ranches owned by the late Mars Inc. co-president has been sold

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Low milk prices depress Idaho hay market
Low milk prices depress Idaho hay market
Last winter’s extreme weather pulled down Idaho’s hay stocks for livestock feed, but not enough to boost prices given less demand from dairies.
Huge 2017 snowpack gives Idaho irrigators a boost
Huge 2017 snowpack gives Idaho irrigators a boost
Many reservoirs in Idaho and Eastern Oregon have significantly more water than normal for this time of year and irrigators who depend on them are looking at a promising water season in 2018.
New president takes reins at Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
New president takes reins at Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
Nathan Jackson, of K-Bar Ranches, will serve as the next president of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association.
Washington Dems float rural well bill
Washington Dems float rural well bill
Washington Democrats present their latest thinking on rural wells
Wolves kill alpaca in NE Oregon
Wolves kill alpaca in NE Oregon
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed wolves killed an alpaca Sunday on private land in Union County.
OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University
OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University
John Killefer created the Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at OSU by merging the departments of animal sciences and rangeland, ecology and management.
Irrigators protest Hood River instream water rights
Irrigators protest Hood River instream water rights
A proposal to develop new instream water rights to protect flows in Oregon’s Hood River basin have met with protests from irrigators.
Recovery plans for Snake River salmon, steelhead released
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries plan include spring and summer chinook, fall chinook and steelhead.
Large stocks of wheat, corn keep prices down
Large stocks of wheat, corn keep prices down
Big supplies of corn and wheat around the world dampen the market outlook, but there could be upside if crops in the Southern Hemisphere are tight.
Oregon radish seed lawsuit stayed over farmer objections
Oregon radish seed lawsuit stayed over farmer objections
A lawsuit filed by Oregon farmers seeking compensation for lost radish seed value has been put on hold over their objections.

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Oregon

New president takes reins at Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
Nathan Jackson, of K-Bar Ranches, will serve as the next president of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association.
Wolves kill alpaca in NE Oregon
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed wolves killed an alpaca Sunday on private land in Union County.
OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University
Irrigators protest Hood River instream water rights
Recovery plans for Snake River salmon, steelhead released

Washington

Washington Dems float rural well bill
Washington Democrats present their latest thinking on rural wells
Farmers in Washington and Idaho seek answer for acidic soil
Some farmers in northern Idaho and western Washington are looking for solutions after years of applying nitrogen-based fertilizer has left their land...
Washington apple crop estimate nears record
WDFW probing killings of 2 wolves
Washington dairies to put face on next generation

Idaho

Low milk prices depress Idaho hay market
Last winter’s extreme weather pulled down Idaho’s hay stocks for livestock feed, but not enough to boost prices given less demand from...
Huge 2017 snowpack gives Idaho irrigators a boost
Many reservoirs in Idaho and Eastern Oregon have significantly more water than normal for this time of year and irrigators who depend on them are...
Recovery plans for Snake River salmon, steelhead released
Large stocks of wheat, corn keep prices down
Farmers in Washington and Idaho seek answer for acidic soil

California

Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains
Red Flag warnings due to Santa Ana winds and a critical lack of moisture were extended into the end of the week.
USDA reduces expectations for Florida’s citrus crop harvests
Federal agriculture officials have reduced expectations for Florida's citrus crop for the coming year
Crews protect hillside homes as California fire grows
Firefighters protect coastal California towns as blaze rages
Jackson Hole Winery perfecting production at high altitudes

Montana

Massive Montana ranch owned by Mars candy heir is sold
One of the largest Montana ranches owned by the late Mars Inc. co-president has been sold
Senator proposes act to subtract from Wilderness Study Areas
Republican Montana Sen. Steve Daines introduced legislation to remove more than 700 square miles (1,819 square kilometers) from the state's...
Montana cherry growers vote to oversee research, development
Wildlife disease occurrences spread in Montana
Wildlife officials say white-tailed prairie dog in no danger

Nevada

Nevada officials vote to transfer management of mustangs
The Nevada Board of Agriculture votes to transfer ownership of free range horses in northern Nevada from the state to a nonprofit organization...
Zinke recommends shrinking Nevada monument
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended scaling back the size of the Gold Butte National Monument in southern Nevada on Tuesday, drawing praise...
Where protected lands stand after national monument review
Oregonians Wait To Hear Fate Of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
Trump to scale back 2 national monuments in trip to Utah