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Doverspikes carry on ranching tradition in E. Oregon
Doverspikes carry on ranching tradition in E. Oregon
The Doverspike family has ranched in rural Harney County, Ore., for 128 years.

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Appeals court drops California egg rule challenge
Appeals court drops California egg rule challenge
A judge correctly dismissed a lawsuit filed by several state governments against California's rules for egg-laying hens.
Farm lobbyists to track several issues during 2017 Idaho Legislature
Farm lobbyists to track several issues during 2017 Idaho Legislature
The possibility of increased dyed diesel enforcement and changes to the state's field burning program are among the issues that Idaho Farm Bureau Federation officials will keep an eye on during the 2017 legislative session.
CFBF’s Wenger renews call for political action among growers
CFBF’s Wenger renews call for political action among growers
California Farm Bureau Federation president Paul Wenger renewed his call for more political action from growers during the organization's 98th annual meeting in Monterey.
USDA to honor Washington enumerator
USDA to honor Washington enumerator
Washngton state woman will be honored for her work collecting statistics for USDA.
Apples fit millennials’ values, Wal-Mart representative says
Apples fit millennials’ values, Wal-Mart representative says
Freshness, consistent quality and good taste are what millennials look for in fruit and most foods, a Wal-Mart store representative tells Washington tree fruit growers.
California lawmakers aim to protect immigrants from Trump
Debate was heated over Democrats’ resolutions urging Trump to continue to issue work permits to young immigrants brought to the country as children.
Group accuses water allocators of depriving farm-dependent species
Group accuses water allocators of depriving farm-dependent species
The Pacific Legal Foundation says federal water allocators deprive nearly a dozen mperiled species of water south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Valley Agronomics plans to start filling a new plant near Pocatello, Idaho, with dry fertilizer this month.
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
Milk Producers of Idaho Executive Director Brent Olmstead has been named the assistant dean for government and external relations at University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
Nikola Dalton, the new University of Idaho Extension 4H educator serving Bannock County, aims to build up her county's 4H program.

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California

Calif. Farm Bureau members receive awards for achievements, leadership
A retired farm manager who has dedicated more than 35 years of service to agriculture was among numerous award recipients at the California Farm...
Appeals court drops California egg rule challenge
A judge correctly dismissed a lawsuit filed by several state governments against California's rules for egg-laying hens.
CFBF’s Wenger renews call for political action among growers
California lawmakers aim to protect immigrants from Trump
Group accuses water allocators of depriving farm-dependent species

Idaho

Farm lobbyists to track several issues during 2017 Idaho Legislature
The possibility of increased dyed diesel enforcement and changes to the state's field burning program are among the issues that Idaho Farm Bureau...
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Valley Agronomics plans to start filling a new plant near Pocatello, Idaho, with dry fertilizer this month.
Olmstead named Idaho ag college assistant dean
New 4-H educator seeks to build up Bannock County program
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’

Oregon

Doverspikes carry on ranching tradition in E. Oregon
The Doverspike family has ranched in rural Harney County, Ore., for 128 years.
Analyst: Export market key to growth of Oregon microbreweries
An economic analyst says breweries should "reverse the Oregon Trail" and make more of a push to sell their craft beer out of state and overseas.
Weed, predator funding on chopping block at ODA
Walden chosen to chair House Energy and Commerce Committee
Wheat growers oppose dam breaching during public scoping meeting

Washington

Meeting with EPA on What’s Upstream frustrates lawmaker
A U.S. House member says he left meeting with EPA over What's Upstream advocacy campaign "mostly frustrated."
New apple poised for record-setting launch
Washington apple producers have ordered more than 8.7 million new Cosmic Crisp apple trees to plant in the next three years which means production...
USDA to honor Washington enumerator
Apples fit millennials’ values, Wal-Mart representative says
EPA and tribe: State should stay out of What’s Upstream

Montana

2 Montana reservoirs with invasive mussels closed to boats
The team is contacting experts in other states to determine if lowering reservoir levels could help control the spread of the mussels.
University of Montana president to step down
State Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian announced Thursday that he and Engstrom reached the decision after “careful...
Yellowstone park looks at large bison cull
Brucellosis found in 2 bulls on Montana ranch
West Coast H-2A minimum wage likely to increase

Nevada

West Coast H-2A minimum wage likely to increase
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released data for the basis of increasing the minimum wage for H-2A workers by 5.44...