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.

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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.
Cash dairy market breaks volume records
Cash dairy market breaks volume records
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week’s dairy industry news.
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.
Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face
Utah congressional leaders introduce legislation to create tribal co-management councils, a move touted by Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
Crews protect hillside homes as California fire grows
Red Flag warnings for fire danger due to Santa Ana winds and a critical lack of moisture were extended into the week instead of expiring Monday.
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 with acidic soil
US says WTO losing focus on trade, becoming litigation group
U.S. trade representative: Some member countries use their status as developing nations to obtain concessions and don’t follow WTO rules.

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State

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 Democrats present their latest thinking on rural wells
Wolves kill alpaca in NE Oregon
Low milk prices depress Idaho hay market
OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University

Nation/World

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...
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
Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face
Crews protect hillside homes as California fire grows

Ag Sectors

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 Democrats present their latest thinking on rural wells
Wolves kill alpaca in NE Oregon
Low milk prices depress Idaho hay market
OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University

Opinion

Tax reform for American farmers and agriculture
This legislation is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make real and long-lasting reforms for farmers, ranchers and every American working in our...
Tax reform key to preserving our family farm
Every time there is a change or delay in any part of the tax code it costs our family time and money.
Call the fire department — there’s manure on your farm
State must resolve conflicting solar, farmland policies
Column: Five common farm estate planning mistakes and how to avoid them

Special Sections

Good accountant keeps business fiscally fit
“They hand me a box filled with papers, and I make sense of it,” accountant Dot Belveal says.
Partners rely on banker to open new organic dairy
The new business, Nature Ridge Organic Dairy in Raft River, has 2,450 Holstein-Jersey cows and 30 full-time employees.
Financial planner helps sheep company owner diversify his investments
Maternal Plus helps improve ranch’s herd
Fall calving works best for Bar 6 Charolais