Counties pressured to exit $1.4 billion forest lawsuit
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Counties pressured to exit $1.4 billion forest lawsuit
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New calorie counting rules confound eateries, groceries
The federal regulation is set to take effect in May for eateries with 20 or more locations.
Farm Bureau president acknowledges differences with Trump
Farm Bureau president acknowledges differences with Trump
The American Farm Bureau’s annual convention gets under way without an agriculture secretary.
Rivers rise as massive storm moves into Northern California
Rivers rise as massive storm moves into Northern California
Forecasters anticipate the storm surge could dump up to 15 inches of rain in some foothills communities. The storm’s relatively mild temperatures will drive up the snowline to above 9,000 feet throughout the Sierra Nevada.
Oregon, Idaho residents brace for icy rain after snow
The Oregon Department of Transportation was advising motorists to stay home if possible because of icy conditions.
USDA may decide this week on GMO bentgrass deregulation
Scotts Miracle-Gro is no longer planning to commercialize the grass and wants federal agriculture officials to deregulated it.
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
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 Mexico. He is now the company’s CEO.
Utah snowpack reported at 130 percent of normal
In northern Utah, the Weber-Ogden River Basin had a snow water equivalent rate of 123 percent of normal as of Jan. 1, while the Bear River Basin was at 125 percent of normal.
Activists disrupt Pennsylvania Farm Show opening
Members of the group Direct Action Everywhere were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and trespassing.
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.

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Counties pressured to exit $1.4 billion forest lawsuit
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Groups challenge Eastern Idaho groundwater area designation
The groups are challenging IDWR Director Gary Spackman’s recent order creating the state’s largest groundwater management area.
Massive storm system dumps rain across California, Nevada
Nevada senator, congressman seek to limit national monuments
Rivers rise as massive storm moves into Northern California

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New calorie counting rules confound eateries, groceries
The federal regulation is set to take effect in May for eateries with 20 or more locations.
Farm Bureau president acknowledges differences with Trump
The American Farm Bureau’s annual convention gets under way without an agriculture secretary.
Workshop offers ways to deal with ‘natural risk’
Western Innovator: Executive boosts berry production
Activists disrupt Pennsylvania Farm Show opening

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Counties pressured to exit $1.4 billion forest lawsuit
forest
Groups challenge Eastern Idaho groundwater area designation
The groups are challenging IDWR Director Gary Spackman’s recent order creating the state’s largest groundwater management area.
Western Innovator: Executive boosts berry production
Idaho livestock research facility back in spotlight
Cold nips at Washington cherry buds

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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