Rancher Joe Pozzi raises sheep and markets the wool through added value products.
Idaho Agriculture Department hosted Russianbeef cattle producers in hopes of building relationships
A Firth, Idaho, farmer has become one of the nation's top designers of corn mazes.
In foodie Portland, another business will help rural producers market to urban consumers.
U.S. dairy exports are slowing due to high U.S. prices that are discouraging buyers on the open market. Exports in July were down 9 percent from June on a volume basis and down 10 percent on a value basis.
A small Oregon hog farm finds a way into a big urban market.
The U.S. Labor Department wants a federal judge to dismiss roughly $370,000 in counterclaims filed by farmers who were coerced into settlement deals with the agency.
The USDA is working to expand its reporting on local and organic crops.
Mexico is one of Idaho's fastest growing markets for agricultural products and the state's trade representative to that country will be available to meet with Idaho businesses that are interested in trying to sell their products there.
Harvest prices for most crops, except winter wheat, are below prices projected by the USDA Risk Management Agency last fall. The majority of wheat acres in the Pacific Northwest are insured, says risk management specialist Jo Lynne Seufer.
USDA launched sign up for the new dairy margin protection program that protects margins between a national milk price and a national feed cost calculation. Producers have until Nov. 28 to sign up for coverage of four months in 2014 and all of 2015.
Two wineries now invite members of the public to help choose how a wine is made over the Internet.
A collaboration between two of Oregon's older companies demonstrates the strength of the state's food processing industry.
Producers with solid ag operations joke that successful operations take hard work and luck. But it take a lot more than that, and successful operators share some key qualities.