Washington State Department of Agriculture's summer search for gypsy moths will be confined to west of the Cascades.
College students from Norway travel to the U.S. to see how forestry and Christmas tree industries operate.
Negligent nurseries could have their shipping permits revoked by farm regulators under a bill passed by the Oregon Senate.
Legislation would give Oregon farm regulators the power to revoke nursery shipping permits.
Oregon's nurseries and forests share a common enemy, an invasive species specialist says.
Nurseries are increasingly recruiting predatory insects for biocontrol of pests due to public wariness of insecticides, increased regulatory scrutiny and the decreasing efficacy of some chemicals.
Large increases in the minimum wage for agricultural foreign guestworkers are not expected to slow their usage much in the West or Southeast.
The next few months could be key on the immigration issue in Washington, D.C., farm labor leaders say. They have mixed opinions on whether Congress and the president will reach a deal.
Oregon State University's Luisa Santamaria brings training to workers at the heart of the state's most valuable agricultural sector.
An Oregon bill proposes ending property tax exemptions for farms in 2018.
The USDA grant will help fund the work of six researchers.