SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer, a jury determined Tuesday in the first phase of a trial that attorneys said could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits.
A lawsuit between family members has put the future of Alpenrose, a longtime Portland dairy company, in jeopardy.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A House panel has approved a joint memorial intervening in a fight over water in the Salmon River in central Idaho involving irrigators and federally protected salmon, stee…
Dairy traders had a lot of information to assimilate last week and took CME block Cheddar to a $1.56 per pound Friday, closing the week 2 1/2-cents higher but 2 1/2-cents below a year ago. The…
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — States that rely on a major river in the U.S. West are pushing for federal legislation to implement a plan to protect the water amid a prolonged drought.
Environmentalists and logging companies have both failed in their legal attacks against the federal government’s plans for managing 2.5 million acres of Western Oregon forestland.
An expired date on an egg carton. Browning avocados. The Chinese takeout from last week. They're all foods likely destined for the trash.
Familiar surroundings inspire problem-solving
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Montana man of six animal cruelty charges after prosecutors accused him of being responsible for the deaths of 15 horses found in a pasture.
Washington State University received more USDA research and development funding than any other university for the second year in a row.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — State agriculture officials have ordered the quarantine of a second and third horse in southern Nevada that tested positive for an equine herpes virus after the state high sc…
A bill prohibiting coyote-killing cyanide devices in Oregon was passed 25-3 by the Senate on March 18, about two years after lawmakers stopped them from being deployed with state funds.
An injunction against grazing on 68,000 acres in Oregon’s Fremont-Winema National Forest has been dissolved after federal officials determined cattle won’t impair a threatened frog’s viability.
After three years of increasing, U.S. hop stocks dropped a bit on March 1 showing some balancing of supply and demand.
The elk damaging farms and ranches in eastern Skagit County also are trampling school grounds and potentially putting students in harm's way, two school chiefs say.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The way dams and storage reservoirs on the Columbia River and its tributaries are managed could change dramatically in a short five years if negotiators from the United …
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two endangered Mexican wolves have been removed from the wild and are undergoing testing to determine if they’re behind a string of livestock deaths in southwestern New Mex…
The amendments came at the requests of western governors to better meet the needs of their states and to align federal conservation with state initiatives.
REARDAN, Wash. — More specialty crops have been finding their way into eastern Washington wheat rotations, in part because of the research Howard Nelson has done over the past two decades.
The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them.
After 15 years of planning, studies and negotiating with Eastern Oregon communities, the U.S. Forest Service is scrapping three revised land management plans for the Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman …
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A new survey has found a sharp decline in desert bighorn sheep in Southern California, and biologists suspect the cause is a disease contracted from domestic animals.
The DAIRY PRIDE Act will help keep the issue on FDA’s agenda during a transition in leadership.
Long-debated bill heads to full House
Output on track to double
Growers should compare the value of what wheat straw does for their fields with the price they could sell it for, a USDA soil scientist says.
Study finds greenhouse gases aren’t much of an issue but improvements could be made regarding water use and reactive nitrogen losses.
Addresses concerns expressed by mitigation banks
The Sandy, Ore., High School FFA chapter took its ag issues skit for this year's competition at the state convention on the road.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court has blocked a western Montana logging project while it considers a lawsuit that claims the project could harm threatened species.
More than 90 apple growers from several states lobbied legislative offices for quick passage of USMCA which, they say, is crucial to keeping robust apple exports to Mexico and Canada.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is free of drought and only a small amount of territory remains in the lesser condition of abnormal dryness after a very wet winter.
Snowpack star: NRCS Snow Survey's Ron Abramovich to retire
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The federal government could pay up to $1,000 to people who adopt wild horses thanks to a new incentive program aimed at reducing chronic wild horse overpopulation.
Shawn Dooley, 59, will serve as the first CEO of the recently restructured Oregon FFA Association, Foundation and Alumni organizations.
Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers received the Distinguished Alumni Medallion Award from 4-H during the 10th Anniversary Legacy Award Gala March 12 in Washington D.C.
Group wants IR-4 program funding, independence, continued
NEW YORK (AP) — Somewhere in the Midwest, a restaurant is frying foods with oil made from gene-edited soybeans. That's according to the company making the oil, which says it's the first commer…
CME Cheddar block cheese closed the second Friday of March at $1.5350 per pound, down 7 1/2-cents on the week, ending five weeks of gain, and 3 1/2-cents below a year ago.
Agritourism activities currently allowed on Oregon wineries and cideries would be extended to on-farm breweries under a bill approved unanimously by the Senate on March 12.
Southcentral Washington ranchers feel its unfair for the state to terminate grazing and farming leases early to lease land to solar farms. A bill aimed at restricting that is struggling in the…
INDIANAPOLIS — Fifty FFA chapters have received Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits as part of a collaboration between the National FFA Organization and Microsoft Corp.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Land Office says it will be lowering fees this year for agricultural leases on state trust land.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's snowpack — the amount of snow held by the mountains — was below normal in early February but a round of winter storms now has it above normal for much of the state…
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A rash of goat thefts is plaguing California's San Joaquin Valley.
PHOENIX (AP) — A major Southern California water agency is trying to push the state through a final hurdle in joining a larger plan to preserve a key river in the U.S. West that serves 40 mill…
An old lumber mill in Hines, Ore. is getting new life after it was purchased by Chuck Eggert, founder of Pacific Foods, and resurrected as an animal feed production facility.
While beef exports shattered records and pork exports held steady in 2018, trade agreements between other countries and retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. are cause for concern.
It’s the time of year that shortening supply, particularly on a small crop, causes Washington apple prices to begin increasing. So far that’s not happening largely because of a big drop in exp…
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying again to slash federal cleanup funding for major U.S. waterways, including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.
Early in life, Surendra Dara decided that no matter which field he chose, he needed to make an impact on it. Always interested in science, he chose agriculture and specialized in entomology.
Irrigation, soil projects sought
Dayton FFA Alumni are busy soliciting donations from local businesses for their 29th Auction and Dinner. This year’s event will be on Saturday, April 6, in the old Dayton High School Gym.
The new collaboration will include hosting an annual sports nutrition symposium at USS' new training facility at the Utah Olympic Oval.
Snowpack in some basins totals 200 percent of normal