Workshop offers ways to deal with ‘natural risk’
A free workshop in Spokane Jan. 20 helps small farmers assess the natural risks on their operations.

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Montana governor names fish and wildlife, agriculture directors
Ben Thomas will become the new director of the state Department of Agriculture. Most recently, he was the USDA’s deputy undersecretary for its marketing and regulatory programs.
Blogger asked to delete info on Oregon refuge informants
Authorities say the information posted by Gary Hunt was turned over to defense attorneys in the case pursuant to a protective order that barred it from being shared with outside parties.
Reno area braces for flooding
The Truckee River in Nevada is expected to reach flood stage Sunday afternoon in downtown Reno due to runoff from nearby mountains.
Amy’s Kitchen to build plant in New York state
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a federal permit that Amy’s Kitchen needs to begin construction on the site in Goshen, Orange County.
Idaho livestock research facility back in spotlight
Idaho livestock research facility back in spotlight
Significantly renewed efforts to establish a state-of-the-art research and teaching facility focused on sustainability in dairy production are expected to gain ground in this legislative session.
Cold nips at Washington cherry buds
Cold nips at Washington cherry buds
Single-digit and below zero temperatures in Central Washington the first week of January may have damaged some cherry buds and soft fruit. Wine grapes are likely safe.
Idaho irrigators oppose Oregon endangered fish reintroduction effort
Idaho irrigators oppose Oregon endangered fish reintroduction effort
Irrigators in Idaho are fighting an effort by the State of Oregon to reintroduce endangered steelhead trout and chinook salmon to the Snake River above Hells Canyon.
Study will develop model of Treasure Valley aquifer
Study will develop model of Treasure Valley aquifer
The Idaho Department of Water Resources and U.S. Geological Survey have begun work on a five-year project to develop a groundwater flow model for the Treasure Valley aquifer system.
New OSU Extension horticulture faculty hired in Lane County
Jeff Choate will work with commercial producers in orchard, nut and berry crops.
UC workshop to teach small farmers about value-added products
UC workshop to teach small farmers about value-added products
A University of California workshop preceding the EcoFarm Conference later this month will teach small farmers how to make the most of value-added products.

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Workshop offers ways to deal with ‘natural risk’
A free workshop in Spokane Jan. 20 helps small farmers assess the natural risks on their operations.
Western Innovator: Executive boosts berry production
Hector Lujan worked his way up through the ranks of Reiter Affiliated Companies by helping to greatly expand its berry-growing operations in Central...
Montana governor names fish and wildlife, agriculture directors
Blogger asked to delete info on Oregon refuge informants
Reno area braces for flooding

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Workshop offers ways to deal with ‘natural risk’
A free workshop in Spokane Jan. 20 helps small farmers assess the natural risks on their operations.
Western Innovator: Executive boosts berry production
Hector Lujan worked his way up through the ranks of Reiter Affiliated Companies by helping to greatly expand its berry-growing operations in Central...
Activists disrupt Pennsylvania Farm Show opening
Amy’s Kitchen to build plant in New York state
UC workshop to teach small farmers about value-added products

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Western Innovator: Executive boosts berry production
Hector Lujan worked his way up through the ranks of Reiter Affiliated Companies by helping to greatly expand its berry-growing operations in Central...
Idaho livestock research facility back in spotlight
Significantly renewed efforts to establish a state-of-the-art research and teaching facility focused on sustainability in dairy production are...
Cold nips at Washington cherry buds
Idaho irrigators oppose Oregon endangered fish reintroduction effort
Study will develop model of Treasure Valley aquifer

Opinion

It’s time to free the Hammonds
Dwight and Steven Hammond, Oregon ranchers serving five-year sentences for burning BLM land, should receive presidential clemency.
The economy: What lies ahead in 2017?
Even with the potential boost from a changed political environment, the reality is that we are closer to the end of this business cycle than the...
Healthy economy more important than minimum wage
Dannon doing the right thing
Balance U.S. milk supply, demand

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