Oregon ranchers petition for Supreme Court review
Oregon ranchers petition for Supreme Court review
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to review a dispute between Oregon ranchers and the Bureau of Land Management.

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Washingon FFA chapters attend leadership conferences
Three hundred students from Washington FFA chapters attended the 212 Degrees and 360 Degress leadership conferences in Grand Mound, Wash.
BLM experiments with ‘flexible’ grazing permits
BLM experiments with ‘flexible’ grazing permits
The Bureau of Land Management is taking applications from Western states to test outcome-based grazing, which enables ranchers to manage according to current conditions rather than rigid permit requirements.
New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim
As fire crews gain on wildfires burning for more than a week in Northern California's wine country, new fires broke out in other parts of the state, including northeast of Los Angeles
Cheese prices take a breather
Cheese prices take a breather
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week’s dairy industry news.
USDA approves Washington’s picks for crop grants
USDA approves Washington’s picks for crop grants
USDA officially awards specialty crop grants to 20 Washington projects
USDA releases delayed dairy checkoff reports
USDA releases delayed dairy checkoff reports
The annual mandatory reports to Congress were delayed due to USDA’s efforts to better evaluate dairy checkoff programs as they move away from traditional promotion programs, according to a spokesman for the agency.
Biologists on wolf watch in S. Oregon
Biologists on wolf watch in S. Oregon
Tom Collom, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Klamath Falls district biologist, camped in a large field northwest of Fort Klamath. Each hour or so he emerged from the tent to listen for the telltale beep.
Israeli company works on robotic apple picker
Israeli company works on robotic apple picker
Companies in Israel and California are the only two in the world actively working on developing robotic apple pickers as a solution to a shortage of human pickers.
GMO Answers website attracts more than 2 million visits a year
GMO Answers website attracts more than 2 million visits a year
The seed companies that fund the website believe they are helping change the online conversation about the technology.
Canadian firm plans Oregon mushroom farm; 200 jobs projected

VALE, Ore. (AP) — Officials of Farmers Fresh Mushrooms were not looking to expand beyond Canada, but as the saying goes, one thing led to another, and now they are looking to start up a farm outside of Vale, projecting employment of around 200...

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Oregon ranchers petition for Supreme Court review
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to review a dispute between Oregon ranchers and the Bureau of Land Management.
Weather pushes wine grape harvest
Wine grape harvest is probably 80 to 90 percent done in Washington but vineyards still picking are busy trying to beat forecasts of rain and colder...
New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim
USDA approves Washington’s picks for crop grants
Biologists on wolf watch in S. Oregon

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New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim
As fire crews gain on wildfires burning for more than a week in Northern California's wine country, new fires broke out in other parts of the state,...
USDA approves Washington’s picks for crop grants
USDA officially awards specialty crop grants to 20 Washington projects
Israeli company works on robotic apple picker
GMO Answers website attracts more than 2 million visits a year
Canadian firm plans Oregon mushroom farm; 200 jobs projected

Ag Sectors

Oregon ranchers petition for Supreme Court review
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to review a dispute between Oregon ranchers and the Bureau of Land Management.
Washington FFA hosts summer conferences
The Washington FFA Association held the Washington Agriculture Leadership Experience and District Officer Training Programs in Yakima in July,...
Weather pushes wine grape harvest
Washingon FFA chapters attend leadership conferences
BLM experiments with ‘flexible’ grazing permits

Opinion

Wood construction becomes sexy again
The future of mass timber is nearly unlimited.
Klamath Falls creates ag opportunities at home
Efforts by the community college and growers to introduce high school students to the opportunities that exist at home appear to be paying off.
As Clean Power Plan is gutted, Congress must step in to price carbon
Thanks to all you environmentalists...
Pruitt a climate science denier

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Ag tires also need care and maintenance
Ag tires and tracks require specialized equipment for repairs.
Fix or replace? It’s often a taxing question
A lot of small farmers can’t justify $30,000 for a new tractor, and they don’t need a huge tax write-off, Tractor Store owner Will...
Tune-ups, maintenance keep ATVs in tip-top shape
Irrigation systems need attention each fall
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