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Hop supply catching up to demand
Hop supply catching up to demand
Hop growers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are concluding another harvest while pre-harvest inventories show supply maybe finally reaching demand.

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Attorney fees denied in Josephine County GMO lawsuit
Attorney fees denied in Josephine County GMO lawsuit
Supporters of Josephine County's GMO ban won't have to pay the attorney fees of farmers who defeated the ordinance in court.
Aging farmers will turn over two-thirds of Oregon’s ag land
Aging farmers will turn over two-thirds of Oregon’s ag land
The report says nearly two-thirds of Oregon farm and ranch land will change hands over the next 20 years.
Idaho mulling options following listing of tiny desert plant
Idaho mulling options following listing of tiny desert plant
Idaho is weighing its options after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recent decision to again list a plant found only in southwestern Idaho as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Levy considered to fund Ada conservation easements
Levy considered to fund Ada conservation easements
People who support efforts to preserve farmland in southwestern Idaho are mulling the possibility of asking voters to pass a farmland preservation levy.
Organic growers cheer new law reducing paperwork, fees
Organic growers cheer new law reducing paperwork, fees
Organic producers in California are pleased a new law will reduce their paperwork and fees for state registration.
State ag directors laud WSDA’s public outreach on gypsy moths
State ag directors laud WSDA’s public outreach on gypsy moths
National group representing state agriculture directors honored a Washington official for spearheading campaign to inform the public about a campaign to rid parts of Seattle of gypsy moths.
IGWA, Rangen re-enter settlement talks
IGWA, Rangen re-enter settlement talks
Idaho Ground Water Appropriators Inc. may move forward on building yet another water pipeline to more efficiently resolve a water call filed by the Rangen Inc. trout farm.
After harvest, key decisions loom for United Grain
After harvest, key decisions loom for United Grain
United Grain Corporation is forming a plan for investing in grain elevators purchased from Pendleton Grain Growers.
Forest Service plans new study for N. Idaho salvage logging
Idaho Rivers United and Friends of the Clearwater sought the injunction contending the logging violates the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Wildfire grows in Santa Cruz Mountains
Crews braced for another day of witheringly low humidity and temperatures in the upper 90s.

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California

California heat wave intensifies wildfire
The blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose destroyed two houses and charred more than 3 square miles of dry brush and timber.
Organic growers cheer new law reducing paperwork, fees
Organic producers in California are pleased a new law will reduce their paperwork and fees for state registration.
Wildfire grows in Santa Cruz Mountains
Fair contest keeps youngsters involved in local beef industry
California farmers drill wells as groundwater limits loom

Idaho

Hop supply catching up to demand
Hop growers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are concluding another harvest while pre-harvest inventories show supply maybe finally reaching demand.
Idaho mulling options following listing of tiny desert plant
Idaho is weighing its options after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recent decision to again list a plant found only in southwestern Idaho as...
Levy considered to fund Ada conservation easements
IGWA, Rangen re-enter settlement talks
Forest Service plans new study for N. Idaho salvage logging

Oregon

Hop supply catching up to demand
Hop growers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are concluding another harvest while pre-harvest inventories show supply maybe finally reaching demand.
Defense gets its turn at Oregon refuge standoff trial
Defense lawyers are expected to begin their case Wednesday by recalling several law enforcement officers who testified for the government.
Attorney fees denied in Josephine County GMO lawsuit
Aging farmers will turn over two-thirds of Oregon’s ag land
After harvest, key decisions loom for United Grain

Washington

Hop supply catching up to demand
Hop growers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are concluding another harvest while pre-harvest inventories show supply maybe finally reaching demand.
Washington watchdog gives What’s Upstream more time
The Washington Public Disclosure Commission has given What's Upstream until Oct. 17 to respond to allegations it broke state law by failing to...
State ag directors laud WSDA’s public outreach on gypsy moths
Washington wolf activities go beyond Profanity Peak pack
Greater Spokane leaders support ag priorities

Montana

Wolf hunting near Yellowstone closed after quota exceeded
That area is one of three wolf management units in the state with hunting limits.
Montana lawmakers push for tribal bison hunts in Yellowstone
Tribal representatives say they already have enough opportunities to hunt the animals outside the park.

Nevada

Feds urge against Supreme Court review of Hage dispute
Federal agencies don't want the U.S. Supreme Court to review a legal dispute with Wayne Hage, an iconic Nevada rancher.
Nevada water official plans 2017 hearings on pipeline
Groups in Nevada and Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which operates a sprawling ranch in Nevada’s White Pine County,...