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Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Stephen Burtt believes agriculture will be a "natural early adopter" of drone technology.

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Inslee puts tax breaks for food processors in budget
Inslee puts tax breaks for food processors in budget
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gives food processors a lift by including tax exemptions in his 2015-17 budget proposal.
WSDA manure bill spreads discontent
The Washington Department of Agriculture proposes to test manure application rule in three counties.
Northwest food processors plan 101st conference
Northwest food processors plan 101st conference
The Portland event includes a trade show, of course, but also discussions of climate change, water, labor and food safety.
Cuba is potential market for PNW fruit
Cuba is potential market for PNW fruit
Cuba's economy and middle class need to grow for it to buy Pacific Northest tree fruit, industry leaders say.
Animal rights activists take California rodeo to court
California Rodeo organizers denied the claims and said they have given the Monterey County SPCA full access to the rodeo grounds.
Group challenges timber producer’s ‘green’ label
The group's claims cover Plum Creek logging in Oregon’s Coast Range.
United Dairymen of Idaho hires new business development director
Idaho dairy groups have hired a director for business deveolpment and processor relations.
Second wolf attack reported in Whitman County
Second wolf attack reported in Whitman County
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reports a second wolf attack on livestock in Whitman County, at the same operation where a ewe was killed earlier in the month.
Hermiston farm worker testifies at Senate hearing
Hermiston farm worker testifies at Senate hearing
Raul Esparza de la Paz, who has been in the country since 1998, urged the congressional committee to keep President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration intact while working on comprehensive immigration reform.
PNW hop production pegged at 71 million pounds
Hop production for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2014 totaled 71.0 million pounds, up 3 percent from the 2013 crop of 69.2 million pounds, according to the USDA.

California

Forecasters now predict wet winter in California
The federal Climate Prediction Center now foresees a wet winter throughout California, particularly in areas south of Sacramento, as a result of a...
Animal rights activists take California rodeo to court
California Rodeo organizers denied the claims and said they have given the Monterey County SPCA full access to the rodeo grounds.
California gets more rain, big mudslide
EcoFarm 2015 to focus on climate change, food safety
Rice ‘strawlage’ researchers, growers working out the kinks

Idaho

Northwest food processors plan 101st conference
The Portland event includes a trade show, of course, but also discussions of climate change, water, labor and food safety.
Cuba is potential market for PNW fruit
Cuba's economy and middle class need to grow for it to buy Pacific Northest tree fruit, industry leaders say.
United Dairymen of Idaho hires new business development director
PNW hop production pegged at 71 million pounds
Cows missing from Pocatello butcher

Oregon

Drone company CEO envisions the future farm
Stephen Burtt believes agriculture will be a "natural early adopter" of drone technology.
Avian flu found in Southern Oregon
Bird flu has been detected in Winston, Ore., in Southern Oregon.
Northwest food processors plan 101st conference
Cuba is potential market for PNW fruit
Group challenges timber producer’s ‘green’ label

Washington

Lentil industry honors longtime processor
Longtime pulse processor Gary Heaton and his wife, Salli, of Tekoa, Wash., have been named 2015's Lentil Family of the Year.
Inslee puts tax breaks for food processors in budget
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gives food processors a lift by including tax exemptions in his 2015-17 budget proposal.
WSDA manure bill spreads discontent
Northwest food processors plan 101st conference
Cuba is potential market for PNW fruit

Montana

Conservation group to sue over water quality rule
A Bozeman-based group asserts that the EPA has failed to act on revised water quality rules submitted by the state in August.
Montana bighorn sheep dying of pneumonia
The pneumonia outbreak was in the Upper Yellowstone sheep herd near Gardiner.

Nevada

BLM to gather burros near Pahrump after crashes
BLM managers plan to keep bait corrals in place for several days to several months to gather 30-40 burros, which will later be up for adoption.