A ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may affect the pricing and timing of water deliveries for certain irrigators in California.
Navel orange growers in California may finish with a larger crop than they had expected after the De
Pulse acres in Idaho are expected to increase modestly this year. Chickpea and dry pea acres should increase slightly, while lentil acres could be down.
The Idaho Potato Commission's Great Big Idaho Potato Truck has left on another national tour.
The city of Irwindale is suing the maker of Sriracha hot sauce and last week the Los Angeles suburb tentatively voted to declare the bottling plant a public nuisance.
Ranchers and farmers, particularly those over 50, grew up watching James Drury as "The Virginian" on television. The actor turned 80 and talked to Capital Press about growing up on his family's ranch in Salem.
Tree fruit crop loss will be substantial if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers doesn't quickly approve permits for irrigators to get water in parts of the Columbia River lowered due to a crack in Wanapum Dam, the state director of Agriculture says.
A crack that was found February in Wanapum Dam resulted in a reservoir drawdown at the dam that had left the original fish ladders high and dry. But the fish ladders have been modified to allow passage.
The water supply situation in eastern Oregon has improved a little because of a series of spring rainstorms, but it's still dire in certain parts.
The California Fish and Game Commission put off a decision on whether to list the gray wolf under the state Endangered Species Act. The panel will take more testimony at a meeting June 4 in Fortuna, Calif., and make a decision at a special meeting in...
An attorney and author will give a presentation on wolves and take questions on April 24 in Yreka, Calif.
Transportation consultant Terry Whiteside says the Pacific Northwest rail capacity is already nearly full, and will be overly full with coal and oil trains through the region. He expects agricultural commodities to be adversely impacted by the increased...
California's FFA members met this week in Fresno and elected new officers. Tulare Western senior Dipak Kumar was elected president, Sierra Bryant of Templeton was elected secretary, Haley Warner of Altaville-Bret Harte was elected vice president, Ellen...
The USDA has declared Imperial County in California as a primary disaster area because of drought.