Drought fallows cropland, but the lawns are still green
Drought fallows cropland, but the lawns are still green
As California farmers face water curtailments and are forced to leave acres fallow, urban residents face mostly paper restrictions on their use of water.

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Here’s the real reason for high meat prices
Go no farther than ethanol if you're looking for the reason for high meat prices.
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‘Farmland’ film set for Boise Aug. 6
A panel of Idaho farmers and ranchers will discuss agricultural issues and answer questions from the audience following a screening of the documentary film, "Farmland," in Boise Aug. 6. Idaho ag community pitched in to raise the money needed to bring the...
Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
OR-7's pups are out and about, and appear healthy.
Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route
The court upheld the environmental review but also said the project must still abide by state environmental rules.
Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
The Colorado River basin supplies water to about 40 million people and 4 million acres of farmland in seven states — California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming — as well as to people and farms in part of Mexico.
Lightning strike kills four cows, calf in N. Idaho
The lightning strike on Wednesday killed the livestock owned by Hayden-area rancher John Symons.
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davisco's CEO saysthe sale of the dairy processors' assets to Canadian Agropur was a business move to continue to grow operations and offer more opportunity to their employees.
Power to be restored to much of Methow Valley
Thousands of people in the scenic valley about 180 miles northeast of Seattle have been without power since the Carlton Complex of fires burned utility lines a little more than a week ago. The complex is the largest fire recorded in state history, and...

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Iconic breeder writes the book on club wheat
Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route
Lightning strike kills four cows, calf in N. Idaho
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth

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Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines
Wisconsin farmers set record for cranberry harvest
Alaska governor asks USDA to buy surplus canned pink salmon
Wisconsin mink production up 8 percent last year

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Iconic breeder writes the book on club wheat
Photos show Southern Oregon’s fledgling wolf pack
Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth

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Drought fallows cropland, but the lawns are still green
Farmers to feds: ‘Trust, but verify’
Here’s the real reason for high meat prices
Citizens can’t win against federal government
Government out of control

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