Selected Western livestock auctions
Stocker cattle less than 800 lbs. steady to weak at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction. Feeder cattle more than 800 lbs. firm to $3 higher.

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Committee mulling PCN program alternatives
Committee mulling PCN program alternatives
An Idaho State Department of Agriculture pale cyst nematode advisory committee is mulling eight options to change its current program to erradicate the regulated pest.
Late blight continues to spread in S. Idaho
Late blight continues to spread in S. Idaho
Late blight has been discovered in three potato fields in Idaho's Minidoka County and may be widespread in that area, according to crop expert Jeff Miller.
UDI awards 19 scholarships
United Dairymen of Idaho have awarded college scholarships.
United Dairymen of Idaho group hires business developer
United Dairymen of Idaho group hires business developer
An Idaho dairy organization has hired a new business development manager.
Idaho irrigation companies approves for Water Board loans
Two southeast Idaho canal companies have received low-interest loans through the Idaho Department of Water Resources to complete major improvements to their systems.
Pulse growers asked to boost assessment
The USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council is applying to increase the assessment it collects from farmers.
Scavenger hunt teaches kids the source of their food
Scavenger hunt teaches kids the source of their food
At the Canyon County fair in Idaho, children learn about agriculture by collecting the ingredients for their breakfast.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Wildfire roars through Central California timber
The fire in a rural area of Madera County, north of Fresno, was just 5 percent contained.
Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in
The goal is to detect fires faster, especially in unpopulated areas where they can burn several hours or even days before anyone reports them.

State

Scientists and the public far apart on safety of GMO food
Scientists and the public are far apart in their beliefs when it comes to assessing the safety of genetically modified crops.
Committee mulling PCN program alternatives
An Idaho State Department of Agriculture pale cyst nematode advisory committee is mulling eight options to change its current program to erradicate...
Late blight continues to spread in S. Idaho
Idaho irrigation companies approves for Water Board loans
Scavenger hunt teaches kids the source of their food

Nation/World

Selected Western livestock auctions
Stocker cattle less than 800 lbs. steady to weak at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction. Feeder cattle more than 800 lbs. firm to $3 higher.
Pheasant hunting as a successful ranch enterprise
Columnist Doug Warnock discusses the latest topics in ranch management.
Scientists and the public far apart on safety of GMO food
United Dairymen of Idaho group hires business developer
Pulse growers asked to boost assessment

Ag Sectors

Pheasant hunting as a successful ranch enterprise
Columnist Doug Warnock discusses the latest topics in ranch management.
Capital Press sweeps newspaper contest awards
The Capital Press recently swept its class in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association contest.
United Dairymen of Idaho group hires business developer
Idaho irrigation companies approves for Water Board loans
Scavenger hunt teaches kids the source of their food

Opinion

It’s time to fix COOL label law
Country-of-origin-labels for beef is a simple idea that has gotten the U.S. into trouble with the World Trade Organization.
‘Local’ control would create patchwork of regulations
The Secretary of State's Office has put a major hurdle in the way of a proposed Oregon ballot initiative that seeks an end to state and federal...
The spirit of the agrarian creed
N. California spring water sources key to weathering drought, climate change
A year of compromise at the Oregon Legislature

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