A compound in mint oil that can affect the quality of mint-based products is appearing in high levels in Idaho mint. Harvesting a little earlier than normal is one way growers can deal with the issue.
U.S. hop production, centered in Washington's Yakima Valley, slowed in 2014 but likely will keep gro
Cuba's economy and middle class need to grow for it to buy Pacific Northest tree fruit, industry lea
The Portland event includes a trade show, of course, but also discussions of climate change, water,
Idaho dairy groups have hired a director for business deveolpment and processor relations.
Hop production for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2014 totaled 71.0 million pounds, up 3 percent from the 2013 crop of 69.2 million pounds, according to the USDA.
Two cows were reported stolen, and one missing cow was found. In an earlier incident, police shot another cow after it escaped.
Chobani has installed a high-tech reverse osmosis system at its Twin Falls plant to convert acid whey into pure water and a high-nutrition feed product.
Snowpacks are inadequate in Oregon and Washington but Idaho has fared better so far.
J.R. Simplot Co. and University of Idaho have renwed an argeement that has helped the university's Parma research and extension station in Southwestern Idaho remain open. Under the agreement, Simplot provides the Parma station $330,000 a year.
The costly legal battle of two Southern Idaho ranchers who fought the federal government over stock watering rights on public lands is benefitting ranchers in North Idaho.
Tom Wimmer, business manager with Marion Ag Service, Inc., in St. Paul, Ore., is the new president of the Far West Agribusiness Association.
Idaho unemployment insurance rates will be dow in 2015.
A three-year partnership between the Idaho Wheat Commission, Limagrain Cereal Seeds and the University of Idaho is close to being renewed. Officials from all parties say they expect the agreement, which expires in June, to be renewed long before that...