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VANCOUVER, Wash. — Log markets probably won’t fluctuate as wildly in 2020 as during the past few years, but the Northwest timber industry can expect political volatility, experts say.

Preliminary December milk output was pegged at 18.3 billion pounds in the USDA’s latest Milk Production report, up 0.7% from December 2018.

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Tribal-treaty rights make salmon akin to a fourth branch of government in Washington, and fish recovery should guide farming near water, and rural and economic development, according to a bill…

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials on Thursday said the Trump administration's move to end federal protections for many of the nation's streams, arroyos and wetlands will be “disast…

Study, planned draft impact statement contemplate raising dam. Officials assessing viable alternatives, possible flow-augmentation needs under Endangered Species Act.

Adelante Mujeres, a nonprofit based in Forest Grove, Ore. that provides education and support for Latina women and their families, has received a $400,000 USDA grant to expand its sustainable …

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Legislation in Washington state would require makers of veggie burgers and other meat substitutes to label packages with a disclaimer that they have no meat.

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The new rule replaces the controversial Obama-era regulation that greatly expanded federal jurisdiction over surface water.

Piping its canals will take seven years, but a Central Oregon irrigation district says the money and time needed to upgrade to 21st century technologies will save water and protect habitat.

While recent precipitation is “encouraging” to Klamath County, Ore., commissioners, it doesn't keep them from asking for drought funding.

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The bill's sponsor says more wolf-hunting opportunities would reduce attacks on livestock and keep the predators from spreading into southern Idaho. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration appears ready to move ahead with its plan to remove protections for some of the nation's millions of miles of streams, wetlands and arroyos, completi…

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Provisions in a Kansas law that bans the secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities unconstitutionally criminalize free speech, a federal judge ruled…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Some areas in Idaho would be declared wolf-free zones, and other areas where the animals have killed livestock would have increased wolf-killing opportunities under legisla…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For two years running , California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, that hasn't spurred much tech innovation aimed at addressing extrem…

Mid-January cash dairy prices remain mixed. The CME Cheddar blocks closed the third Friday of 2020 at $1.9625 per pound, up 9.25 cents on the week, highest since Dec. 9 and 56.25 cents above a…

If China sticks to the terms it's laying out in its new agreement with the U.S., it could automatically become the third largest import market for wheat farmers worldwide.

As the agritourism coordinator for Oregon State University Extension Service in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties, Audrey Comerford works with farms, county planners and local tourism organizations.

Tim Newkirk of Canby, Ore., is considered one of the youngest farmers to win the prestigious title from the Nut Growers Society of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

Jaime Evers was chosen the 2020 Oregon Dairy Princess Ambassador at the program’s 61st annual coronation and banquet Saturday at the Salem Convention Center.

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Blockchain, a shared digital ledger that tracks every transaction in a supply chain, is quickly proving to be an invaluable tool for farmers, processors, distributors and retailers.