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North Dakota tops in honey production for 13th straight year
Producers with five or more colonies made 37.8 million pounds of honey last year, up 4 percent from the previous year.

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Farmers return to N. Dakota to expand their opportunities
A little over a year ago, the McGinness family loaded a 20-foot shipping container for a new life of farming on the island of Maui in Hawaii
Chickpea seed supply coming up short
Chickpea seed supply coming up short
Increased market demand and low grain prices mean a shortage on chickpea seeds.
Wheat variety list adds 15 new options
Wheat variety list adds 15 new options
Pacific Northwest wheat organizations are releasing their annual preferred variety brochure.
Domestic interest growing in PNW hard red spring wheat
Domestic interest growing in PNW hard red spring wheat
The Washington Grain Commission hopes to tap into growing interest from domestic mills for high-protein hard red spring wheat produced in the Pacific Northwest.
Little Goose Dam navigation lock repairs delayed
Additional repairs on the navigation lock at Little Goose Dam near Starbuck, Wash., will delay its return to service by at least a week.
Wet weather delaying planting in much of Idaho
Wet weather delaying planting in much of Idaho
Idaho farmers from Twin Falls through Eastern Idaho anticipate delays in planting spring crops, near the end of a cold and wet winter.
General Mills boosts perennial grain Kernza
General Mills boosts perennial grain Kernza
Kernza was domesticated from intermediate wheatgrass at the Land Institute, based in Salina, Kansas.
Idaho lawmakers could soon be asked to change law on hemp
Idaho lawmakers could soon be asked to change law on hemp
Some people are trying try to convince Idaho lawmakers to make it legal to grow industrial hemp in the state for research.
Western Innovator: For the love of fairs
Western Innovator: For the love of fairs
Ryann Newman was recruited two years ago to manage the struggling Glenn County Fair in Orland, Calif. She has been developing ways to boost attendance and revenue.

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