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Northern California wildfire contained after jumping line
The flare-up Tuesday night chewed up about 400 acres before firefighters controlled it.

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Cranberry harvest hinges on fall rain
Cranberry harvest hinges on fall rain
Washington cranberry growers are enjoying the sunshine, but keepin their fingers crossed that rain is coming.
Former Idaho House Speaker Boyd dies at 86
Tom Boyd farmed wheat and peas in the Genesee area and served on local boards before running for state office.
California fines 6 companies selling tainted produce
The state has repeatedly found imported produce for sale in California that exceeds U.S. pesticide limits.
State seeks solutions to shipping woes at Hermiston workshop
State seeks solutions to shipping woes at Hermiston workshop
Oregon shippers now pay an additional $500-$1,000 per container to send their goods to Seattle and Tacoma.
Program aims to retain flood irrigation
Program aims to retain flood irrigation
A grant aims to help producers in important wildlife areas in Idaho improve their flood-irrigaiton systems to benefit habitat.
Researchers credit almonds with lighter carbon footprint
Researchers credit almonds with lighter carbon footprint
New research from the University of California-Davis credits almond production in California with having a lighter carbon footprint than other protein-based foods.
Identifying grapevine fungus may help fight disease
Identifying grapevine fungus may help fight disease
A master's degree graduate at Washington State University has been instrumental in identifying more fungal species that cause grapevine trunk disease.
Calif. navel orange production meets expectations
Calif. navel orange production meets expectations
Navel orange production in California finished the 2014-15 season at close to the 79 million cartons predicted in the National Agricultural Statistics Service's revised estimate.
Calif. citrus growers on edge following HLB discoveries
Calif. citrus growers on edge following HLB discoveries
Additional discoveries of the citrus disease huanglongbing in Southern California has prompted the University of California Cooperative Extension to urge growers to monitor their trees for symptoms. The university is engaged in various research projects...
Former rancher creates rock with names of 105 old cattle brands
Former rancher creates rock with names of 105 old cattle brands
A sandstone rock in Fairfield, Idaho, that has the logos of 105 cattle brands is catching the attention of the state's ranching industry.

California

Northern California wildfire contained after jumping line
The flare-up Tuesday night chewed up about 400 acres before firefighters controlled it.
California fines 6 companies selling tainted produce
The state has repeatedly found imported produce for sale in California that exceeds U.S. pesticide limits.
Researchers credit almonds with lighter carbon footprint
Calif. navel orange production meets expectations
Calif. citrus growers on edge following HLB discoveries

Idaho

First sockeye salmon of year returns to Redfish Lake Creek
To help the fish, biologists have trapped and trucked 37 sockeye this month from Lower Granite Dam in Washington to the Eagle Hatchery.
Idaho wilderness bill passes U.S. House
The bill would create three new wilderness areas: the 138-square-mile Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness, the 142-square-mile White Clouds Wilderness and...
Former Idaho House Speaker Boyd dies at 86
Program aims to retain flood irrigation
Former rancher creates rock with names of 105 old cattle brands

Oregon

State seeks solutions to shipping woes at Hermiston workshop
Oregon shippers now pay an additional $500-$1,000 per container to send their goods to Seattle and Tacoma.
National Agri-Women president driving through Oregon
The drive is intended to raise public awareness of the importance of American agriculture.
Co-op’s huge riverside terminal handles wheat harvest
Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought

Washington

Cranberry harvest hinges on fall rain
Washington cranberry growers are enjoying the sunshine, but keepin their fingers crossed that rain is coming.
Identifying grapevine fungus may help fight disease
A master's degree graduate at Washington State University has been instrumental in identifying more fungal species that cause grapevine trunk disease.
Washington agriculture weighs impacts of piece-rate court ruling
Irrigation ends in some Yakima tributaries
Washington DOE warns westside irrigators of pending shut off

Montana

120 mph wind storm batters E. Montana
Wind speeds were measured at 90 mph before the measurement instrument was blown off the roof of the airport and an airplane hangar was destroyed.
Montana wildfires prompt evacuations
National Park Service officials closed the entire eastern side of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road, the park’s most heavily trafficked...
Montana governor, federal agency sign sage grouse deal
Drought makes 24 Montana counties eligible for federal aid
Judge says he won’t stop sheep grazing over wildlife worries

Nevada

Retailers expand dairy antitrust litigation
Retailers are expanding antitrust litigation against dairy cooperatives.
New national monuments coming in Texas, California, Nevada
The presidential move brings to 19 the number of monuments that Obama has created or expanded since taking office.