The ruling states the Legislature did not require the hearings argued in the petition.
A northeast Washington wolf pack killed another calf and injured three more in a large private pasture guarded by lights, noise, ribbons and humans, Fish and Wildlife confirmed Friday.
Chobani helped Curds + Kindness extend to school-based summer feeding programs.
ASOTIN, Wash. — As this year's harvest continues, Brit Ausman considers himself blessed with high yields. It means he can pay his bills, he says.
Umatilla County residents had been bracing for a possible return to Phase 1 reopening restrictions after the county’s cases of COVID-19 per capita continued to outpace the rest of the state, b…
Wildlife authorities say a Christmas Valley man used his truck to run into six pronghorn antelope in a “thrill kill” poaching incident in April.
The Tri-State Grain Growers Convention, slated to be held in Idaho in December, is canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Organizers in Idaho. Oregon and Washington say it was the prudent decision…
A national agricultural group petitions the U.S. Department of Labor to amend its methodology of determining minimum wages for agricultural foreign guestworkers. It could abate rising farm lab…
All 4-H and FFA events will take place with the exception of open class shows.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday denied prosecutors’ efforts to overturn U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro’s decision to stop a months-long trial in January …
For more than a century the Baker County Fair and the youth-raised livestock that go along with it have been a part of the county’s culture.
Tim Coleman, director of the Kettle Range Conservation Group, has been a plaintiff in several suits filed to limit killing wolves to protect livestock, while serving on a panel formed to build…
Water watcher: UI irrigation specialist helps growers make most of supply they have.
The University of Idaho has hired firms to design and construct the largest research dairy in the country.
COVID-19 concerns cited. Event now likely to be added to larger ag tour in 2021.
Growing up on a farm and being in FFA helped Washington FFA vice president Lauren Stubbs be recognized as a presidential scholar, one of the top honors for the nation's high school students.
Six years after a dairy-funded group retired the tagline, advertisers have brought it back, hoping to prolong booming retail milk sales.
Meeting overseas buyers face-to-face is a key part of doing business for the U.S. wheat industry. But when COVID-19 restrictions don't allow in-person meetings, farmers are working to bring up…
Royal Riverside Farm in Albany, Ore. began bottling "creamline" milk in 2018, and has expanded into 35 stores from the Willamette Valley to Hood River, Bend and Roseburg.
A new report from USDA signals a little sweet news for honey bees.
The Wedge wolf pack in northeast Washington has attacked two more calves since one pack member was killed by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, causing the agency to consider removing …
Onion Variety Days set at OSU Malheur Experiment Station Aug. 25-27.
The pandemic foiled a football game but it proved no match for the generosity of Baker County ranchers and farmers, and Shriners and other volunteers across Oregon.
The University of Idaho's Heritage Orchard Conference will go from a two-day in-person event into a nine-month virtual webinar series.
LOWER JOSEPH CREEK — When the U.S. Forest Service first unveiled the 98,000-acre Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project in 2012, it was hugely controversial. Lawsuits and regulations stopped i…
The volume of water in the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer has increased 2.2 million acre-feet in the past five years.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has paused planning for a dam on the Chehalis River, ordering a look at other ways to prevent a repeat of a 2007 flood that swamped farms, killed scores of livestock…
455-acre Hubby Fire kept away from structures, hay bales.
The bleeding has increased in the COVID-emotionally charged CME cheese market. The Cheddar blocks closed Friday and the month of July at $2.2525 per pound, down 28.75 cents on the week, after …
Gov. Kate Brown announced a new source of financial assistance Aug. 1 for agricultural workers who need to self-quarantine during COVID-19.
A circuit court judge in Oregon has sided with Klamath Basin farmers in a water rights case that could have broad implications for local agriculture and the environment.
Would offer most benefit at lower per-unit cost than other action alternative. TU analyzing fishery impacts.
Heads of lettuce are growing directly inside the Giving Plate food pantry off Third Street in Bend.
BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles that has forced thousands of people from their homes was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle, fire officials said Monday.
An environmental group should have won an injunction against a 4,700-acre roadside salvage logging project in California’s Mendocino National Forest, a federal appeals court has ruled.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is taking a fresh look at how it manages water supplies for agriculture and native fish in the Klamath Basin.
The EU has negotiated restrictions on the use of common cheese names by competitors in trade agreements with a number of countries.
Two-year-old Wyatt Norman takes his job seriously when he’s helping his parents, Jeanine and Cody Norman, on their Beavercreek, Ore., farm. “Wyatt is our first and only child (for now) and he …
foreign farmworker who had been quarantined at Gebbers Farms in north-central Washington died late Friday, a farm spokeswoman said.
A second suspect has been arrested for murder and arson after a couple's house was destroyed by fire in rural Grant County in 2018.
Japan's Ministry of Finance figures show an overall year-on-year beef import rise of 4.65% in the first half-year, from over 293,014 to over 306,643 tons.
The plant will process 500 head a day, with ranchers as equity partners.
Three federal agencies affirmed Friday that breaching four Lower Snake River dams in Eastern Washington would have high social and economic costs and require Congress to authorize it.
Growers have requested foreign workers for 28,959 seasonal jobs, the Washington Employment Security Department said Thursday. The number tops the 26,226 jobs that were available for foreign fa…
Cosmo was the grand finale of a series of experiments to create a line of genome-edited cattle tailored for the beef industry.
Cattle producers and marketers contend the program no longer works toward their benefit but to their detriment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom has appealed directly to investor Warren Buffett to support demolishing four hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border to save salmo…
The organization is confident producers will show strong support for the program.
Program aims to keep salvage vehicles on rangelands and available for immediate use.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials reported on Thursday the state's first decline in weekly coronavirus cases since early May.
Washington Fish and Wildlife confirmed Wednesday more attacks on cattle by the Wedge wolf pack, though investigators determined the depredations took place before the department killed one of …
Tyson Foods says it plans to administer thousands of coronavirus tests per week at its U.S. facilities under an expanded effort to protect workers and keep plants running.
Oregon will begin limiting uses of chlorpyrifos in November and gradually phase out most applications by 2024 under a proposed rule filed by the state Department of Agriculture.
Twenty years ago, blueberries were a niche crop in Oregon and along the West Coast. Most U.S. production came from states like Michigan and New Jersey. Now the Northwest is the world's dominan…
Economists see a better year for dairy farmers than pandemic initially indicated.