Worried about labor shortages and seeking to protect their workers, five Oregon agricultural groups hosted an Immigration Forum.
State ag officials want to make sure an infestation confirmed last summer doesn’t spread to commercial nurseries and other high value crops.
Cindy Cooper, plants services program manager at Washington State Department of Agriculture
Fish and Game officials say they will help homeowners determine if they have Japanese yew on their property and will reimburse homeowners to replace the plants.
Oregon’s nursery industry is annually one of the state’s top agricultural pursuits, with sales of $895 million in 2015.
Leaders of organizations involved in labor-intensive agriculture don’t know a lot about President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor but remain hopeful since the restaurant industry he's from shares many issues.
Farmers in some parts of Connecticut lost more than half of their newly planted trees, while others were unaffected.
Christmas tree promotional are available to farmers to download for free.
The Arkansas State Plant Board announced Monday that it’s adding eight more counties to its quarantine involving the emerald ash borer.
Nursery grower Barry Cook is diversifying his operation to include hemp.