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S. California pounded by intense storm and flooding
California has been swamped during a wet winter that has brought plenty of rain and snow after years of drought.

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Researchers program drone to hunt PVY in potatoes
Researchers program drone to hunt PVY in potatoes
Researchers say they’ve accurately detected potato virus Y using cameras mounted on drones.
Platforms better than conveyors, expert says
Platforms better than conveyors, expert says
Harvest assist platforms where apple pickers still pick into bags work better for fast apple pickers than conveyor systems, a WSU tree fruit expert says.
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass reopens after 2 days
Crews used excavator and loaders to break up and move 20 to 30 trees and clear tons of fallen debris that came down onto the interstate.
Second of three back-to-back storms arrives in California
On the Central Coast, a flood advisory was issued for parts of San Luis Obispo County as rain fell at rates between a quarter-inch and a half-inch per hour.
California thieves take 190,000 bees from Montana beekeeper
The thieves used semitrailers to steal the bees sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning in Yuba City.
OSU scientists sequence genome of beaver, school mascot
The project used a blood sample from the 5-year-old beaver, Filbert.
Idaho potatoes on Trump’s luncheon menu
The three-course menu isn’t too far from previous lunches other new commanders-in-chief have enjoyed.
Severe winter weather delays delivery of Capital Press
Severe winter weather delays delivery of Capital Press
Ice and snow in the Columbia River Gorge and in Eastern Oregon are delaying delivery of the Jan. 20 edition of the Capital Press.
Washington Ecology shakes up dairy regulation
Washington Ecology shakes up dairy regulation
The Washington Department of Ecology's new rules for dairies may provide some protection from lawsuits, but come with uncertain costs
Spud equipment sales remain steady
Spud equipment sales remain steady
Potato equipment manufacturers at the Agricultural Expo in Pocatello have reported continued strong sales, despite a generally poor agricultural economy.

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Oregon

Wallowa County ranch to adopt new water conservation practices
Approximately 1 billion gallons of water will be saved through new conservation projects on Wolfe Ranch in Wallowa County.
OSU scientists sequence genome of beaver, school mascot
The project used a blood sample from the 5-year-old beaver, Filbert.
Severe winter weather delays delivery of Capital Press
Oregon’s hazelnut boom gains momentum
Bundy lawyer faces charges in court scuffle

Washington

Platforms better than conveyors, expert says
Harvest assist platforms where apple pickers still pick into bags work better for fast apple pickers than conveyor systems, a WSU tree fruit expert...
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass reopens after 2 days
Crews used excavator and loaders to break up and move 20 to 30 trees and clear tons of fallen debris that came down onto the interstate.
Severe winter weather delays delivery of Capital Press
Washington Ecology shakes up dairy regulation
Snow mold concerns loom as snow cover lingers

Idaho

Commission seeks to change how winery assessment is calculated
A proposed change in how Idaho’s wine assessment is calculated seeks to simplify record-keeping for the state’s 50 wineries.
Dairy organization petitions for immigration reform
Idaho dairy producers are gathering signatures on a petition to hasten federal legislation for an effective visa program for dairy workers.
Researchers program drone to hunt PVY in potatoes
Idaho potatoes on Trump’s luncheon menu
Spud equipment sales remain steady

California

S. California pounded by intense storm and flooding
California has been swamped during a wet winter that has brought plenty of rain and snow after years of drought.
Second of three back-to-back storms arrives in California
On the Central Coast, a flood advisory was issued for parts of San Luis Obispo County as rain fell at rates between a quarter-inch and a half-inch...
California thieves take 190,000 bees from Montana beekeeper
Calif.’s State Water Project increases allocation to 60 percent
Winter rains could boost Red Bluff Bull Sale receipts

Montana

California thieves take 190,000 bees from Montana beekeeper
The thieves used semitrailers to steal the bees sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning in Yuba City.
Montana looks to fund effort to combat invasive mussels
The $10.2 million plan includes increasing the number of watercraft inspection stations, creating decontamination stations and increasing water...
Wolverine caught on remote camera in west-central Idaho
Bird flu detected in Montana duck
Montana governor names fish and wildlife, agriculture directors

Nevada

Northern California, Nevada brace for more storms
Snow is falling heavily in the Sierra Nevada with more expected Tuesday afternoon and into Thursday. A blizzard warning is in effect through...
Massive storm system dumps rain across California, Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A massive storm system stretching from Northern California to Nevada sent rivers overflowing and toppled trees —...

Nevada senator, congressman seek to limit national monuments
Rivers rise as massive storm moves into Northern California
Reno area braces for flooding