CHILOQUIN, Ore. — A Klamath County equine refuge has taken in 18 additional horses from a Klamath Falls horse sanctuary set to dissolve.
Cattle numbers are at their peak and expected stable in 2020.
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.
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…
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Even a little bit of potato virus Y can cost growers a lot of money, a potato expert says.
Relationships, physical well-being and self affirmation are important components in reducing stress.
Oregon Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, recently introduced Senate Bill 1562, which calls for the state Department of Agriculture to form a new task force to address elevated levels of groundwater…
The decision is expected to broadly impact EPA’s approach to granting small refinery exemptions.
Glover will head legislative and regulatory efforts to protect grazing on federal lands.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials are worried that the sale of hundreds of thousands of acres of timberland may eventually close off the public access that previous owners have allowed…
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…
Cheddar cheese inventories are at a comfortable level, and milk production is restrained.
Study, planned draft impact statement contemplate raising dam. Officials assessing viable alternatives, possible flow-augmentation needs under Endangered Species Act.
The program faces legal challenges and is dividing California’s dairy producers.
Rancher Carson Kelly has become a trendsetter in central Idaho, flying a drone to help raise breeds of cattle originating in Scotland.
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 …
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — More than 97,000 gallons of red wine spilled from a tank at a vineyard in Sonoma County and eventually leaked into the Russian River, an accident officials said could…
Presenters at Feb. 6 soil-health workshop to share lessons learned on sizable beet, potato farm.
Washington State University potato agronomist Rick Knowles will retire in February after 20 years.
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.
Four varieties have been added to the American Malting Barley Association's list of recommendations.
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.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota officials are trying to get suicide prevention programs into communities across the state following an increase in suicides in recent years.
While recent precipitation is “encouraging” to Klamath County, Ore., commissioners, it doesn't keep them from asking for drought funding.
The bill's sponsor says more wolf-hunting opportunities would reduce attacks on livestock and keep the predators from spreading into southern Idaho.
A Washington State University study of 31 non-traditional additive products found no benefit, or harm, when potato growers use them alongside traditional fertilizer or herbicide inputs.
House Bill 2498 sets out a formula for paying producers whose leases are terminated early.
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…
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…
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…
A gray wolf was spotted on camera earlier this month roughly 10 miles northwest of Medford in Southern Oregon.
A new realization of cost and return is threatening the future of quota.
Building is completed in Salmon, while CAFE plans and Parma fundraising are making progress.
The cost and complexity of owning and maintaining driverless farm machinery may steer agriculture toward a fee-for-service model instead of growers buying equipment outright.
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…
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Conservationists worried that continued livestock grazing in a Wyoming forest could endanger grizzly bears are preparing to sue the U.S. government.
The mandate probably would inspire lawsuits, claiming cities and counties weren't making their residents release less greenhouse gas, the lobbyists said.
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.
The lawsuit claims federal meat inspectors are precluded and prevented from performing critical appraisals.
Grass Valley, Ore., farmer Darren Padget will assume duties as chairman of U.S. Wheat Associates in the summer.
The site west of Caldwell to handle more volume for dairy industry. Shipment of hops, onions are anticipated.
The biotechnology industry wants to avoid repeating mistakes with gene editing that it made nearly three decades ago with transgenic crops.
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.
YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the theft of nearly 100 beehives from an orchard in northern California.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation granting an emergency water right when crews are trying to clean up spills in Idaho waterways headed to lawmakers in the House on Monday.
An apple processor in Washington has agreed to pay nearly $200,000 in addition to upgrading its stormwater treatment protocols to settle an environmentalist lawsuit.
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.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is studying the possible construction of an $11.1 million network of weather stations to improve flood control across the Upper Missouri Rive…
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.
Significant non-tariff trade barriers are addressed in the phase one agreement.
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.
The biggest supplier of organic feed grains turned out to be a fake, selling instead millions of dollars worth of conventional feed to unknowing buyers.