Wheat Marketing Center seeks new executive director
The Wheat Marketing Center in Portland, Ore., is looking for a new director after David Shelton resigned in early July. Board chairman Bill Flory, an Idaho wheat farmer, says the new director will hopefully be able to balance marketing and technical...

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Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
An onion field trial at Oregon State University's Malheur County experiment station is trying to help growers find the optimum mix of insecticides to control onion thrips.
Idaho farm personal income drops 18 percent in first quarter
Idaho farm personal income drops 18 percent in first quarter
Total personal income in Idaho's farming sector declined 18 percent during the first three months of 2015, an 18 percent drop compared with the final three months of 2014.
Heat, drought take toll on Western milk production
Heat, drought take toll on Western milk production
Challenged by heat and drought, milk production in the West is curbing solid production increases in other parts of the country, such as Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, and Minnesota.
Wine industry gears up for launch of pending AVA
Idaho's wine industry and economic development officials are teaming up to promote the pending Lewis-Clark Valley American Viticultural Area when it is approved.
Hop output to increase despite drought
Hop output to increase despite drought
While some hop varieties suffer from heat and drought in Washington's Yakima Valley, the industry anticipates a larger crop because of increased acreage.
Monsanto execs discuss opportunities, challenges
Monsanto execs discuss opportunities, challenges
While opening its research facility to touring jounalists, executives with the biotech giant acknowlledge the company needs to be more transparent about its operations.
Drone company CEO envisions future of farming
Drone company CEO envisions future of farming
Drone builder Steven Burtt says the future of agriculture is looking up.
Italian innovator moves west
Italian innovator moves west
Stefano Musacchi is a leader in tree fruit physiology at Washington State University.
Organic farm diversifies market channels
Organic farm diversifies market channels
John Eveland and Sally Brewer operate a diversified organic farm that has branched out over the years to include a farmstand, restaurant accounts, part ownership of a distributorship and other operations.
WSU scientist searches for seeds of success
WSU scientist searches for seeds of success
Researcher Lindsey du Toit's interest in agriculture has brought her from South Africa to Washington state.

State

State funding moves Connell rail project forward
$10 million in state funding will help clear up a railroad pinchpoint that affects agricultural traffic in Eastern Washington, project supporters say.
Strawberry production keeps pace despite heat, fewer acres
Strawberry production in California is keeping pace with last year even though there are fewer acres and more berries being diverted to processing.
Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
Idaho farm personal income drops 18 percent in first quarter
Wine industry gears up for launch of pending AVA

Nation/World

Wheat Marketing Center seeks new executive director
The Wheat Marketing Center in Portland, Ore., is looking for a new director after David Shelton resigned in early July. Board chairman Bill Flory, an...
State funding moves Connell rail project forward
$10 million in state funding will help clear up a railroad pinchpoint that affects agricultural traffic in Eastern Washington, project supporters say.
28 state AGs want WOTUS implementation delayed
Heat, drought take toll on Western milk production
Hop output to increase despite drought

Ag Sectors

Strawberry production keeps pace despite heat, fewer acres
Strawberry production in California is keeping pace with last year even though there are fewer acres and more berries being diverted to processing.
28 state AGs want WOTUS implementation delayed
Nearly 30 states that filed lawsuits against EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers over a new rule defining federal juristdiction under the Clean Water...
Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
Idaho farm personal income drops 18 percent in first quarter
Heat, drought take toll on Western milk production

Opinion

WOTUS rule muddies the water
The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers need to go back to the drawing board and rewrite their new rule on Waters of...
Oregon’s Bushue top contender for Farm Bureau president
Bob Stallman will step down as president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Oregon Farm Bureau President Barry Bushue, who also serves as vice...
California immigration proposal skirts real issue
New forest supervisor, same excuses from Wallowa-Whitman
It’s time to fix COOL label law

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Drone company CEO envisions future of farming
Drone builder Steven Burtt says the future of agriculture is looking up.
Italian innovator moves west
Stefano Musacchi is a leader in tree fruit physiology at Washington State University.
Organic farm diversifies market channels
WSU scientist searches for seeds of success
Forester no stranger to controversy