A group of Idaho seed potato growers sees opportunity to establish a new market in Algeria, where the nation is working to become more self-sufficient with its food production.
The March 1 inventory of hops is slightly down but acreage is expected to keep growing this year as
A warm winter has increased the chances of strawbreaker foot rot impacting wheat appearing, a Wash
An unmanned helicopter shows promise in spraying pesticides across uneven terrain, like vineyards.
Regulations for drones are still pending but commercial operators are eager to operate.
Precision agriculture faces constraints as more devices compete for wireless bandwidth, experts say.
Farmers received expert advice on growing blueberries at Oregon State University's recent Blueberry School in Corvallis, Ore.
The U.S. Potato Board has approved a proposal to match industry donations to buy salad bars for school cafeterias.
Myths about organic farming are easily dispelled, experts say.
An Oregon nonprofit that connects startups with university researchers and funding has found a focus in agricultural technology.
About a dozen farmers scattered across Eastern Idaho are experimenting with quinoa as a rotation option, and the businessman who is contracting for the acres has three Idaho-specific quinoa varieties in development.
Barley breeders are re-evaluating breeding lines big breweries have rejected in the past and advancing specialized lines to meet the growing demand for craft beer.
Agribusinesses and farmers in Eastern Oregon say they would be hard-pressed to absord the extra labor costs that a significant increase in the state's minimum wage would bring. Some say they would consider crossing the border into Idaho if that happens.
Washington State University's Small Grains webpage offers a searchable bulletin board for organic grain and hay buyers and sellers.