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SPI mill tour touts environmental stewardship
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SPI mill tour touts environmental stewardship
Visitors who toured Sierra Pacific Industries' sawmill in Anderson, Calif., were taught how the plant takes measures to protect the environment. The mill was the first stop in a day-long bus tour of area agricultural operations hosted by the Tehama...

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Farm Rescue nonprofit helping 300th Midwest family
Volunteers are helping harvest corn for western Minnesota farmer John Dubbels, who is being treated for myelodysplastic syndrome, also known as pre-leukemia.
Tickets on sale for Dine Around Oregon dinner at Expo
Dine Around Oregon, a part of the annual Willamette Valley Ag Expo, will again spotlight Oregon-grown foods this year.
Pro rodeo leaders listed
A listing of the top professional rodeo performers.
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature
Idaho scholar studies farming in literature
An Idaho State University associate lecturer recently completed a dissertation analyzing contemporary literature pertaining to agriculture. He hopes the research will prepare him to return to his grandfather's old Idaho farm, now under lease, and take...
Nation’s pro rodeo leaders
A listing of the top U.S. rodeo performers.
Cattle ranch keeps family busy
Cattle ranch keeps family busy
Maggie Justice of John Day, Ore., writes about her grandfather's ranch.
Favorite boots get new lease on life
Favorite boots get new lease on life
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life in the country.
Conference focuses on small farms
Spokane's small farms conference returns, called Farm-A-Palouse-A, Nov. 1. The annual event doubled its offerings in effort to convey information to small farmers, says Spokane Conservation District outreach specialist Erica VanNatta
San Diego Padres player a pumpkin farmer
Jake Goebbert, who did much of his summer work at a place called Petco Park, feels at home back among these animals who are visiting his family’s farm.
Idaho spud museum renovating building
Idaho spud museum renovating building
The Idaho Potato Museum in Blackfoot is undergoing a renovation and plans to add a restaurant that will serve potatoes.