Early harvest begins for California wine grapes
Early harvest begins for California wine grapes
The harvest of wine grapes has begun in California's Napa Valley. Vintners expect a slightly lighter crop with good quality and flavor.

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California immigration proposal skirts real issue
A measure passed by the California Assembly that would grant work permits to illegal immigrants performing farm labor doesn't pass constitutional muster.
New forest supervisor, same excuses from Wallowa-Whitman
New forest supervisor, same excuses from Wallowa-Whitman
A new Wallowa-Whitman National Forest plan must include adequate motorized access.
Defendants in fatal hayride crash plead not guilty
Authorities have said it appears a mechanical problem caused the hayride accident.
Washington Farm Bureau pans Inslee’s carbon cap directive
Washington Farm Bureau pans Inslee’s carbon cap directive
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee directs Department of Ecology to develop carbon cap, drawing rebuke from Washington Farm Bureau.
Salmon habitat protected in E. Idaho conservation easement
The agreement between the Bonneville Power Administration and ranch owner Karl Tyler protects 10 miles of the meandering Lemhi River and half a dozen tributaries.
Idaho woman infected with West Nile virus
Mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus in nine Idaho counties.
Former BLM worker sentenced to 1 year for fraud
Prosecutors said he continued to collect a salary and benefits after he left his position as former deputy state director of the BLM’s Eastern States Office.
Public learns about ag research at Twilight Tour
Public learns about ag research at Twilight Tour
The University of Idaho's Aberdeen Research and Extension Center hosted its annual Twilight Tour to introduce the public to the research conducted at the facility.
Apple, pear harvests off to early, but uncertain, start
Apple, pear harvests off to early, but uncertain, start
Heat, drought and not enough labor are all factors growers and packers are dealing with as Washington's apple and pear harvests get underway.
Popularity of pulse crops poised to grow
Popularity of pulse crops poised to grow
The USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council expects pulse crop acreage to increase in the next few years, thanks to the availability of crop insurance and an International Year of Pulses slated for 2016.

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Early harvest begins for California wine grapes
The harvest of wine grapes has begun in California's Napa Valley. Vintners expect a slightly lighter crop with good quality and flavor.
‘Extreme drought’ hits Washington for first time in a decade
Drought worsens in Washington; nearly one-third of state in "extreme drought."
Washington Farm Bureau pans Inslee’s carbon cap directive
Salmon habitat protected in E. Idaho conservation easement
Idaho woman infected with West Nile virus

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Defendants in fatal hayride crash plead not guilty
Authorities have said it appears a mechanical problem caused the hayride accident.
Popularity of pulse crops poised to grow
The USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council expects pulse crop acreage to increase in the next few years, thanks to the availability of crop insurance and an...
Technical problems delay Capital Press delivery
Whole Foods: Sales hurt by bad publicity from overcharging
Portland daily grain report

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Early harvest begins for California wine grapes
The harvest of wine grapes has begun in California's Napa Valley. Vintners expect a slightly lighter crop with good quality and flavor.
‘Extreme drought’ hits Washington for first time in a decade
Drought worsens in Washington; nearly one-third of state in "extreme drought."
Washington Farm Bureau pans Inslee’s carbon cap directive
Salmon habitat protected in E. Idaho conservation easement
Public learns about ag research at Twilight Tour

Opinion

WOTUS rule muddies the water
The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers need to go back to the drawing board and rewrite their new rule on Waters of...
Oregon’s Bushue top contender for Farm Bureau president
Bob Stallman will step down as president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Oregon Farm Bureau President Barry Bushue, who also serves as vice...
California immigration proposal skirts real issue
New forest supervisor, same excuses from Wallowa-Whitman
It’s time to fix COOL label law

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