Events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.
Farm groups realize a bill to stop the federal government from imposing new regulations on internal
Compensation payments for grazing losses will be reduced, so the Farm Service Agency is urging livestock producers to file claims by the end of September.
Critics of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can proceed with a lawsuit that accuses top agency officials of unlawfully deleting text messages.
House votes to block EPA water rules.
USDAwill invest $328 million in conservation easements to protect and restore farmland, grasslands and wetlands under a new program that consolidates three former easement programs administered by Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Though behind schedule, work on the expanded Panama Canal is expected to be finished by next year.
A tentative settlement deal has been reached in a lawsuit between soft white wheat growers and the Monsanto Co. over an unauthorized release of biotech wheat last year. Details are not yet available.
The longshoremen's union has reached a healthcare agreement with terminal operators represented by the Pacific Maritime Association.
Monarch butterflies are declining in number due to herbicide spraying related to biotech crops, environmental groups claim.
Japan is importing more U.S. avocados than ever.
Oregon State University researchers are experimenting with different ways to help onion growers in the Treasure Valley area deal with possible new federal rules that would limit how much generic E. coli bacteria can be present in irrigation water.
A listing of events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.
A court ruling on genetically modified organism regulations in Hawaii's Kauai County may have implications for other litigation over biotech crops.