Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., has introduced a bill to continue federal participation in the long journey to increase water supplies in Yakima Basin.

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Heat, herbicide-resistant barley on Spillman Field Day agenda
Washington State University showcases its grain and legume research July 14 in Pullman, Wash.
Drought shrinks 2015 almond crop by 3 percent, industry says
Drought shrinks 2015 almond crop by 3 percent, industry says
Drought-related stress on trees will likely lead to a slightly smaller almond crop in California this year, industry officials have predicted. The crop estimate comes after last year's crop came in smaller than expected.
Ranchers like outlook for cattle prices
Ranchers like outlook for cattle prices
Prices aren't as good as last year, but ranchers like beef market.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Agriculture driving economic development in Idaho
Agriculture driving economic development in Idaho
Ag continues to drive economic development in Idaho's Magic Valley.
Northern New England states fight invasive bugs
The emerald ash borer is a native of China that likely hitchhiked to the U.S. hidden in wood packing materials. It has destroyed millions of trees since being discovered in Michigan in 2002 and is now known to be in 25 states.
Wildlife officials investigate bird die offs south of Boise
The dead birds show no signs of physical injury and were not sickened by plague.
Oregon House backs higher speed limits
Most of the highways in Eastern Oregon would have a speed limit of 65 mph outside city limits, up from 55. Interstate 84 from The Dalles to Idaho would rise to 70, as would all of Highway 95 in the state’s southeastern corner.
Four Arizona counties investigated are free of avian flu so far
The investigation began after the farms received 13 quail and chickens and 40 quail and partridge eggs from an Iowa facility, where birds later tested positive.
Youth must be taught where food comes from
Writer touts value of ag education.

State

Cantwell introduces bill to continue fed role in Yakima water plan
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., has introduced a bill to continue federal participation in the long journey to increase water supplies in Yakima...
Idaho aquifer agreement finalized
Irrigators with Idaho's Surface Water Coalition and groundwater users with Idaho Groundwater Appropriators, Inc., have finalized an agreement that...
Planning, new markets top Washington potato leader’s priorities
Heat, herbicide-resistant barley on Spillman Field Day agenda
Drought shrinks 2015 almond crop by 3 percent, industry says

Nation/World

European barley variety shows promise for craft beers
A high-yielding barley variety ideal for irrigated farms brought in from Europe should fill a critical niche for the craft brewing industry.
Planning, new markets top Washington potato leader’s priorities
Mike Dodds, of Moses Lake, Wash., is the new chairman of the Washington Potato Commission. He is the raw material and environmental manager at...
Portland daily grain report
Northern New England states fight invasive bugs
Four Arizona counties investigated are free of avian flu so far

Ag Sectors

European barley variety shows promise for craft beers
A high-yielding barley variety ideal for irrigated farms brought in from Europe should fill a critical niche for the craft brewing industry.
Idaho aquifer agreement finalized
Irrigators with Idaho's Surface Water Coalition and groundwater users with Idaho Groundwater Appropriators, Inc., have finalized an agreement that...
Heat, herbicide-resistant barley on Spillman Field Day agenda
Drought shrinks 2015 almond crop by 3 percent, industry says
Ranchers like outlook for cattle prices

Opinion

Agriculture driving economic development in Idaho
Ag continues to drive economic development in Idaho's Magic Valley.
Youth must be taught where food comes from
Writer touts value of ag education.
In defense of Madonna and her farm
Why farmers should support carbon fees
Proposed law would improve forest management

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