The FDA's proposed produce safety rule is complex but a lot of groups are gearing up to help farmers wade through them, a researcher told Idaho growers. He also said most farmers won't have a problem meeting the rule's irrigation water standards.
If successful, the deal could put thousands of acres of highly productive farmland into full production near Hermiston and Boardman, Ore., with potential economic benefits in the billions of dollars.
A federal judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments on Jan. 13, 2015, about whether U.S. Department
The Portland-area firm received funding from two sources to begin making biochar on a commercial bas
Bryan Ostlund, administrator of the Oregon Blueberry Commission, reported making progress toward opening the Philippines and Vietnam to importing fresh blueberries during a recent trade mission.
With a margin of less than 1,500 votes, it appears an automatic recount is likely in the campaign over Measure 92, a ballot initiative that would require labeling of many genetically modified foods sold in grocery stores. "No" votes still lead "yes"...
The Oregon Farm Bureau has moved into its new headquarters in Salem.
Oregon alfalfa farmers have challenged a county ban on genetically modified organisms based on the state's right to farm law.
California has the most unauthorized immigrants, at 2.4 million, according to a new report. Idaho was one of seven states whose unauthorized population increased. Washington's population of unauthorized immigrants remained stable and Oregon's population...
Jackson County voters approved the ban in May. The lawsuit claims the GMO ban conflicts with state law and will require farmers to destroy crops they have already planted and grown for sale.
Many craft distillers had tried aging gin in oak barrels and old whiskey casks, but juniper barrels give a distinctive bite.
The Baker County ranch is the first, and maybe the last, to sign an individual sage grouse agreement with the federal wildlife agency.
The wolves have paired up in the Eagle Cap Wilderness of Eastern Oregon.
Growth in Pacific Northwest wheat export markets will come with patience, an analyst tells producers at annual convention.