Tours offer up-close look at working forest
Tours offer up-close look at working forest
In addition to the weekly tour, which Starker Forests operates from mid-June to mid-September, the company provides special tours for elementary school classes and other interested groups on other days of the week.

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OSU looks at possible remediation for water rule
OSU looks at possible remediation for water rule
Oregon State University researchers are experimenting with different ways to help onion growers in the Treasure Valley area deal with possible new federal rules that would limit how much generic E. coli bacteria can be present in irrigation water.
Giving triticale a chance
Giving triticale a chance
A handful of farmers in the Pacific Northwest are raising triticale for forage and for grain. If crop insurance were available for the blend between durum wheat and rye acreage would "skyrocket," says Howard Nelson with Central Washington Grain Growers.
Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk
The agency announced in June that it had reached settlement agreements with four Hawaii farms over allegations that they exploited workers, but EEOC attorneys disregarded the judge’s instructions on filing the proposed agreements.
USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails
USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails
The snails have not yet progressed into any of Florida’s rich agricultural areas. The snails eat 500 types of plants, including most row crops and citrus, so keeping them away is an important investment for the state’s $100 billion-a-year...
Vast Northern California wildfire keeps surging
The lightning-sparked fire near the Oregon border had forced the evacuation of people in as many as 250 scattered rural homes and other buildings by late Thursday.
California counties ask to form separate state
Six counties have so far approved plans to pursue secession, either through elected officials or at the ballot box, and supporters plan to submit more petitions in the coming months.
Environmental groups seek wolf rules
The environmental groups say the state wildlife managers shouldn't be allowed to kill wolves that are listed as endangered.
Onion and Potatoes Market Report
Idaho Falls shipping point prices as of Aug. 28.
Intermountain Grain & Livestock Report
Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Thursday, Aug. 28.
Smoke lessens from wildfires in Oregon Cascades
The forecast calls for lower temperatures and higher humidity that should help firefighters.

State

Tours offer up-close look at working forest
Yields vary as Calif. stone fruit harvests near end
California mushroom production in decline
Ranchers argue against moving flock off grazing lands
OSU looks at possible remediation for water rule

Nation/World

OSU looks at possible remediation for water rule
Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk
USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails
Onion and Potatoes Market Report
Intermountain Grain & Livestock Report

Ag Sectors

Tours offer up-close look at working forest
Yields vary as Calif. stone fruit harvests near end
Ranchers argue against moving flock off grazing lands
West Nile Virus found in Michigan horse, turkeys
WSU to discontinue annual Seattle football game

Opinion

National labs a boon to agriculture
Hetch Hetchy lawsuit tests environmental tactics
Trade treaties threaten farmers
‘Champions of Change’ set a high bar
Rail bottleneck continues for farmers

Special Sections

Topiary, sculpted plants shape up as theme for Farwest Trade Show
Selling, growing nursery plants? There are websites, apps for that
Trade show offers networking opportunities
Q&A: Matt Gold, OAN’s outgoing president
New Varieties Showcase: Compact, colorful cultivars highlighted

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