Sheep trailing is as old as the West, but the tradition faces mountain challenges with increasing development, population density and environmental conflicts.
After another Idaho ring rot flare-up in 2013, officials anticipate much more seed testing for the costly disease.
Report says Oregon's "agri-cluster" accounts for 15 percent of the state's economic activity.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and a representative of the Obama administration have signed a tentative agreement on the use of surface water for irrigation in the Upper Klamath Basin.
The USDA is assessing opening the U.S. to Chinese apples. The Washington apple industry hopes it's a step toward allowing U.S. apples back into China.
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William "Bill" Keene, Oregon's top food safety sleuth, died Sunday at age 56. He was a pioneer in tracking down the causes of food poisoning.
A task force on Upper Klamath Lake water will meet today with Gov. John Kitzhaber and U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley to talk about its progress.
Deere and Co. plans to buy back more shares of its stock and increase the dividend.
Following the state's first trade mission to Russia, Idaho farm leaders and state officials believe the country, with a population of 143 million peope, presents a big opportunity for Gem State ag products.
University of Idaho researchers are trying to find winter wheat varieties that are less susceptible to barley yellow dwarf virus.
Emergency workers plan to stabilize grain bins at a feed mill in Roy, Wash., where a worker was buried.
Four Washington tree fruit trade organizations seek grower comment on probable consolidation. One grower says it will be a loss of voice for independent growers.
Lee Mielke's weekly wrap-up of dairy news.