In Washington, scavengers play role in wolf policy
In Washington, scavengers play role in wolf policy
The difference between a 'confirmed' and 'probable' wolf attack in Washington is a matter of investigators getting on scene before the scavengers.

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McMorris Rodgers added to Trump transition team
McMorris Rodgers added to Trump transition team
Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is one of the vice chairs on President-Elect Donald Trump's transition team.
New lawmaker hopes to improve technology infrastructure in rural Idaho
New lawmaker hopes to improve technology infrastructure in rural Idaho
Improving technology infrastructure, exploring the transfer of federal lands to state management and curbing federal regulations are some of the top priorities for the new Idaho lawmakers who are farmers or ranchers.
Bill would force schools to seek USDA waiver for imported food
Bill would force schools to seek USDA waiver for imported food
A bill by Rep. John Garamendi would require school districts to obtain a USDA waiver before serving imported food in their school meal programs.
Rare ferrets settling in at new Colorado home
Rare ferrets settling in at new Colorado home
Twenty out of the original 28 captive-born ferrets that were released in 2015 are alive and reproducing, a survival rate of 71 percent.
New fund helps removal of small dams
New fund helps removal of small dams
The Hewlett Foundation has put $50 million into a new fund to remove obsolete dams and improve rivers throughout the West.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Drug-resistant salmonella linked to Wisconsin calves
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 21 people have been infected in eight states from Jan. 11 through Oct. 24.
Food poisoning suspected in Thanksgiving meal deaths
Officials are still trying to determine what specifically caused the illnesses, but they appear to have narrowed the source to a church-sponsored meal held at the American Legion hall in Antioch, Calif.
Federal officials will review status of lesser prairie chicken
Federal officials will review status of lesser prairie chicken
Environmentalists are petitioning the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to take another look at the bird.
Hunting and fishing licenses available online again in Idaho
Dallas, Texas,-based Active Network reported a computer breach in August with the possibility that millions of records in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, including Social Security numbers, might have been compromised.

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In Washington, scavengers play role in wolf policy
The difference between a 'confirmed' and 'probable' wolf attack in Washington is a matter of investigators getting on scene before the scavengers.
Portland hosts national Women in Sustainable Agriculture conference
A conference in Portland brings together women farmers from across the country.
Marijuana testing poses regulatory quandaries
New lawmaker hopes to improve technology infrastructure in rural Idaho
Bill would force schools to seek USDA waiver for imported food

Nation/World

Rural interests plan to fight new BLM planning regs
Grazing advocates say the Obama administration plans to push through proposed changes in the Bureau of Land Management planning process that would be...
McMorris Rodgers added to Trump transition team
Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is one of the vice chairs on President-Elect Donald Trump's transition team.
Rare ferrets settling in at new Colorado home
New fund helps removal of small dams
Portland daily grain report

Ag Sectors

In Washington, scavengers play role in wolf policy
The difference between a 'confirmed' and 'probable' wolf attack in Washington is a matter of investigators getting on scene before the scavengers.
Rural interests plan to fight new BLM planning regs
Grazing advocates say the Obama administration plans to push through proposed changes in the Bureau of Land Management planning process that would be...
New fund helps removal of small dams
Drug-resistant salmonella linked to Wisconsin calves
Idaho ag industry happy with pick to lead experiment station

Opinion

A letter to President-elect Trump
Some agriculture-related federal issues we'd like Donald Trump address.
What’s Upstream-style attacks require new kind of response from farmers
Food safety, anti-GMO, farm labor and climate change activists see a juicy target in industrial agriculture. The result is growing public doubt about...
Election results widen urban-rural divide
The rivers of Northwestern life
County opposes national monument

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Willamette Valley Ag Expo marks its 16th year
Expo hours are Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Willamette Valley Ag Expo at a glance
Everything you ever wanted to know about the 2016 Willamette Valley Ag Expo.
Dynamic board keeps Ag Expo on right track
Valuable classes seminars offered
Full schedule of events at this year’s Expo