More than 1,150 square miles of Washington state have burned, nearly the size of Rhode Island.
USDA inspectors found salmonella in whole hogs for barbecue, associated pork products and around the business.
Kim Kidwell, acting dean of Washington State University's College of Agricultural, Human and Natural
Extreme drought covers 85 percent of Washington, a huge jump in just one week, according to the U.S.
Loss of grazing ground and hay stacks is hitting ranchers hard in the Okanogan fire. Firefighting continues in several areas.
A wildfire in Okanogan County — the largest blaze ever recorded in the state — grew to nearly 438 square miles and heavy smoke grounded air resources.
Washington State University's pea trials suffered because of heat and drought this seaon. But WSU regional specialist Stephen Guy says farmers should still consider the crop for the benefits it brings to the soil.
Washington Grower League is considering how to keep its tent rental program for migrant farmworker housing going next year without state funding.
While soy meal and corn exports improved, wheat and soybean shipments nosedived and barley exports disappeared.
Washington state is seeing its worst summer for West Nile virus since 2009. The state veterinarian urges horse owners to vaccinate their animals.
A former USDA inspector has lost a whistleblower lawsuit that accused the agency of ignoring food safety problems.
A state grant will help with this year's drought and expansion of Kyle Mathison cherry orchards in Stemilt Basin.
Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission reaffirms decision to increase hunting of cougars in areas occupied by wolves.
At just over 400 square miles, the Okanogan Complex of fires is slightly larger than last year’s Carlton Complex blazes, which also burned in Okanogan County.