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Farms eyed as fast-growing Washington cities seek water
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Farms eyed as fast-growing Washington cities seek water
Washington task force beginnings meetings on court water ruling

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Tariff uncertainty puts some Chinese hay orders on hold
Tariff uncertainty puts some Chinese hay orders on hold
Chinese customers are holding back on some orders of alfalfa from Washington’s Columbia Basin as they wait to see what happens with tariffs, a major U.S. hay exporter says.
Two more Oregon counties in drought
Two more Oregon counties in drought
Baker and Douglas counties are the latest to receive an emergency drought declaration from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.
Kill permit issued for NE Oregon wolf
Kill permit issued for NE Oregon wolf
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has issued a kill permit for one wolf in Wallowa County after three attacks in three days on livestock in a private pasture.
Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter
Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter
Odds increase for warm Northwet winter
California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires
The blazes killed 44 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and wiped out vineyards, marijuana farms and other agricultural operations.
Gov. Mead signs off on Wyoming’s 1st grizzly hunt in 44 years
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed off on the state's first hunt for grizzly bears in 44 years
Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US
Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US
Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days
Brazilian farmers learn about precision irrigation in the U.S
Brazilian farmers learn about precision irrigation in the U.S
IRZ Consulting hosted 30 farmers from Brazil for an “international exchange of ideas” about irrigation.
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often
Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change
Defunct Oregon beef packer seeks to pay out $600,000
Defunct Oregon beef packer seeks to pay out $600,000
Bartels Packing, a defunct Oregon meat company, wants to pay out more than $600,000 in trust claims to livestock suppliers.

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Oregon

Two more Oregon counties in drought
Baker and Douglas counties are the latest to receive an emergency drought declaration from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.
Kill permit issued for NE Oregon wolf
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has issued a kill permit for one wolf in Wallowa County after three attacks in three days on livestock in a...
Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter
Brazilian farmers learn about precision irrigation in the U.S
Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often

Washington

Farms eyed as fast-growing Washington cities seek water
Washington task force beginnings meetings on court water ruling
Tariff uncertainty puts some Chinese hay orders on hold
Chinese customers are holding back on some orders of alfalfa from Washington’s Columbia Basin as they wait to see what happens with tariffs, a...
Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter
Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US
Record farm fine slashed in half by judge

Idaho

Big Wood Canal Co. buys Magic Dam hydroelectric facility
Shoshone, Idaho-based Big Wood Canal Co. has bought the hydroelectric facility at Magic Dam and has applied to transfer the facility's license
Idaho Ag in Classroom puts teachers to work in field, lab
Idaho Agriculture in the Classroom has delivered curriculum to teachers for 32 years.
Forecasters: Prospects grow for warm Northwest winter
Gov. Mead signs off on Wyoming’s 1st grizzly hunt in 44 years
Boise Project manages user growth in SW Idaho water system

California

Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations, burn homes
Wind-driven wildfires breaking out across Northern California forced thousands of residents to flee their homes and destroyed at least a dozen...
California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires
The blazes killed 44 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and wiped out vineyards, marijuana farms and other agricultural operations.
Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US
Congress considers new hope for hemp
California expects lighter pear crop

Montana

Gov. Mead signs off on Wyoming’s 1st grizzly hunt in 44 years
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed off on the state's first hunt for grizzly bears in 44 years
Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US
Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for...
Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections
Moderate continues along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front
Heavy rain along Rocky Mountain Front leads to flooding

Nevada

Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections
Under the Forest Service’s latest proposal, focal areas would be eliminated.
Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that marijuana will be legal nationwide on Oct. 17.
Evacuation orders lifted at northern Nevada wildfire
Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors