NE Washington Reporter
ROSALIA, Wash. — Rosalia High School sophomore Collin Pittmann’s hard work all comes down to this.
Pittmann will compete against other students from across the state in the prepared public speaking ca...
Idaho farmers have published a guide to native plants, agricultural crops and weeds in their region.
Thorn Creek Native Seed Farms and Thorn Creek Ranch Inc. have produced 600 copies of the “Palouse Prairie ...
Pacific Northwest farmers should scout their winter canola, brassica and crucifer crops for black leg fungus.
“Industry concern is still at a heightened level,” said Victor Shaul, seed program manager...
SPOKANE — Agriculture needs the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal approved by Congress as soon as possible, a top USDA official says.
“Our goal is to work closely with (Congress) to have a vote tak...
Washington State University has received a $4 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to establish a Center of Excellence for Food Safety Processing Technologies.
WSU will also use se...
Washington State University’s creamery is adding a $4 million whey processing facility.
The creamery processes 15,000 pounds of milk per day, resulting in 1,500 pounds of cheese, according to WSU. The remain...
Rural landowners will learn how to protect their property from fires at two University of Idaho Extension workshops.
UI’s Clearwater County Extension hosts “Reducing Fire Risk in the Wildland-Urban In...
Stripe rust this year will be seen in most Pacific Northwest wheat-producing areas, a USDA expert predicts.
The fungus is to be expected in Western Oregon and Western Washington, said Xianming Chen, research plant ...
- Walla Walla, Wash., meat processor Jerry Haun recently received top honors at the Northwest Meat Processors convention in Moscow, Idaho.
- Scoular Co. vice president John Heck was recently elected president of the National Grain and Feed Association.
- Five University of Idaho meat processing students will travel to Frankfurt, Germany, for an international convention.
- The Washington State Department of Ecology's agriculture and water quality advisory group recently discussed anonymous complaint procedures against farmers.
- More than 175,000 farmers in the West depend on water from the massive natural and man-made waterworks that spans the region.
- U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers met April 6 with Eastern Washington ag representatives to talk about their concerns.
- The Washington State Department of Ecology will send letters to landowners who have not made changes on their property after receiving letters in 2013 and 2015.
- Washington State University's new president says he will take six months to get acclimated before making big decisions.
- The hiring of Kirk Schulz is a 'win' for WSU and the state's agriculture, Washington Grain Commission leader says.
- Washington State University could announce its new president March 25.
- Washington State Sheep Producers president and Lamont, Wash., veterinarian Jill Swannack says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new Veterinary Feed Directive leaves sheep producers struggling without adequate options ...
- The Spokane Conservation District recently received funding to help farmers afford buffers along streams.
- Several corn growers from Boardman, Ore., have received honors in the National Corn Growers Association's yield contest.
- Lamont, Wash., veterinarian Jill Swannack is the first female president of Washington State Sheep Producers.
- Industry representatives address the effect of the value of the dollar on exports.
- Montana wheat farmer Gordon Stoner addresses such industry concerns as crop insurance and lack of innovation as he assumes presidency of the National Association of Wheat Growers.
- Washington State University veterinary students get hands-on experience during a lambing school at veterinarian Jill Swannack's ranch in Lamont, Wash.
- Former Washington FFA state officer to represent the state in bid for national officer.
- Limagrain chief operating officer Frank Curtis says the first resistant varieties should be available to growers in 2017.
- Deanna Fernandez takes over as executive director of the California Wheat Commission.
- A U.S. Forest Service researcher is studying the use of biochar in forests.
- The U.S. Potato Board is working to put more salad bars in school lunch programs.
- DTN grain market analyst Darin Newsom predicts continued lower prices for wheat and corn unless the U.S. dollar weakens or large supplies are affected by weather.
- University of Idaho Extension will offer a forestland grazing workshop April 9 in Bonners Ferry.
- Washington State University Extension offers free farm talks for small farm owners in Everett, Wash., and Spokane on Thursdays during March.