Monsanto protest includes Hawaiian group
The Maui group was joined by Neil Young, who performed a song from his upcoming album called “The Monsanto Years.”

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Wheat industry leader plans to retire from farming
Wheat industry leader plans to retire from farming
Longtime Colfax, Wash., farmer and Washington Grain Commission board member Randy Suess has announced his intentions to retire from farming this fall after harvest.
Ecology official accepts challenge of leading ag department
Ecology official accepts challenge of leading ag department
Incoming Washington State Department of Agriculture director Derek Sandison has worked with farmers in Central and Eastern Washington on water-supply projects.
Apples to flow between U.S., China
Apples to flow between U.S., China
It likely will take time to reach any volume, but greater trade of apples between the U.S. and China is being allowed after years of efforts.
High winds whip fires at ag byproducts plant
High winds whipped fires that burned agricultural byproducts and a nearby field at a plant in Tracy, Calif. The smoldering remains were expected to be totally extinguished by May 23.
Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
A total of 48 Republicans supported the measure, but only 14 of the Senate’s 44 Democrats backed a president of their own party on legislation near the top of his second-term agenda.
West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract
Longshoremen have approved a deal with the association representing ports, ending a labor dispute that has hobbled operations at the ports.
Small farm grows larger with diversification
Small farm grows larger with diversification
John and Becky Klimes grew up on conventional farms but chose to go organic on their own operatino, which raises a wide varirty of vegetables as well as eggs, chickesn and livestock.
California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmers
California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmers
California water regulators on Friday accepted an offer from California farmers with the most senior water rights to reduce their consumption by 25 percent.
Governor declares drought in 8 Oregon counties
Gov. Kate Brown has taken steps to get aid to counties hit by drought.
Q&A: California farmers with oldest water rights face cuts
A look at the issues surrounding Friday's expected decision on senior riparian water rights.

State

Train-the-trainer IPM workshops set
Researchers are planning two three-day workshop on integrated pest management.
Newsletter helps grass seed growers keep tabs on ergot
Detection of ergot spores in grass seed crops can help growers minimize the disease’s yield impact and avoid unnecessary fungicide...
Wheat industry leader plans to retire from farming
Ecology official accepts challenge of leading ag department
Apples to flow between U.S., China

Nation/World

Monsanto protest includes Hawaiian group
The Maui group was joined by Neil Young, who performed a song from his upcoming album called “The Monsanto Years.”
Some Iowa farmers upset with government’s bird flu response
More than 25 million chickens, turkeys and ducks have been killed in Iowa, and it has taken time to find places to dispose of their carcasses.
Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract
Campbell Soup says 3Q profit and soup sales declined

Ag Sectors

Train-the-trainer IPM workshops set
Researchers are planning two three-day workshop on integrated pest management.
Apples to flow between U.S., China
It likely will take time to reach any volume, but greater trade of apples between the U.S. and China is being allowed after years of efforts.
California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmers
Governor declares drought in 8 Oregon counties
Q&A: California farmers with oldest water rights face cuts

Opinion

Students looking to expand job prospects should turn to ag
A new report from the USDA shows that the U.S. is producing more jobs in agriculture each year than graduates to fill them. In the report we see a...
Do the public’s business in public, every time
If a group is doing the public's business and spending the public's money, its meetings must be held in public.
Genetically engineered right-to-know act unneeded
Ranchers can’t wait for ‘thousands’ of wolves
Extension transforms itself for the 21st century

Special Sections

Blue Mountain Community College turns techies into aggies
Blue Mountain Community College offers instruction is precision agriculture, which all generations of agriculturalists are adopting across the...
At OSU, the world is your classroom
Oregon State University students study food and beverage technology, plant breeding, wildlife science, and molecular toxicology, among many other...
Precision ag takes off at Walla Walla Community College
Klamath Community College gives ag students a head start
Agricultural Education thrives at the University of Idaho