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Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Stephen Burtt believes agriculture will be a "natural early adopter" of drone technology.

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Mint farm’s candy gains a sweet presence in Oprah’s magazine
Mint farm’s candy gains a sweet presence in Oprah’s magazine
Farmer Mike Seely says the publicity in Oprah's magazine is great, but candy production uses only 2 percent of his mint oil harvest.
Halal beef supplier vows to contest fraud charges
The company and its directors are charged with conspiring to make and use false statements and documents, sell misbranded meat and commit mail and wire fraud.
Business booming for Alaska berry growers
The farmer also grows the Haskap, a berry with Japanese origins, and claims to be the only farm in the nation to make jam and syrup from it.
Cow Creek Band transforms Rogue River Ranch
Cow Creek Band transforms Rogue River Ranch
K-BAR Ranches Corp.,acquired by the Cow Creek Band in 2001, purchased the 1,700-acre cattle ranch at the base of the Table Rocks in May 2013.
Growers say method makes healthy food all year
In aeroponics, farmers grow plants without soil and with little water. They use pumps and gravity to feed the roots with water loaded with nutrients.
Wimmer is new president for Far West
Wimmer is new president for Far West
Tom Wimmer, business manager with Marion Ag Service, Inc., in St. Paul, Ore., is the new president of the Far West Agribusiness Association.
Stronger dollar puts pressure on ag export markets
Stronger dollar puts pressure on ag export markets
A stronger U.S. dollar in comparison to other international currency typically means higher prices and impacts export traffic, but reduces input costs like fuel and fertilizer, experts say.
New tax incentive paying off for Idaho agriculture
A tax incentive that farm groups helped push through the Idaho Legislature has already paid off well for agriculture and more food-related companies are interested in it.
Many uses seen for portable wind machine
Many uses seen for portable wind machine
A portable wind machine from New Zealand is finding many uses from crop frost protection to cooling and keeping flies off cattle.