Officals say avian flu has been found in Washington state. Ten British Columbia poultry farms have been infected with a highly contagious strain of avian influenza.
The Washington Department of Agriculture entomology laboratory in Olympia is the go-to place in the
A former Whitgro employee will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to stealing more than $300,000 from the Whitman County, Wash., grain company.
Tree fruit officials are concerned federal food safety rules will be a burden to orchard irrigation and one industry leader says the regs could become as onerous as the Endangered Species Act.
It's a tough year for Washington apples. The Washington Apple Commission is working to build export demand. Oversupply could end up as livestock feed.
Washington State University study concludes cost of building water storage in Yakima Basin would exceed economic benefits.
The annual event in Portland attracts organic producers, retailers and others.
Absorbing tens of millions of dollars in losses weekly from a West Coast longshoremen's work slow down, the Washington apple industry is interested in curbing union power.
Snowpacks are inadequate in Oregon and Washington but Idaho has fared better so far.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., says immigration solutions must come early next year,
Tom Wimmer, business manager with Marion Ag Service, Inc., in St. Paul, Ore., is the new president of the Far West Agribusiness Association.
The Washington Parks and Recreation Commission iis working on a policy setting fees and terms for when farmers can use long-distance trails otherwise off-limits to motorized vehicles.
Washington apple growers are responding to allegations made by Mexican apple growers that they are sending apples to Mexico at below-market prices.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes to collar wolves and is reaching out to ranchers in the Lamont, Wash., area after a four-and-a-half-year-old ewe was killed Dec. 5