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On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warning: Get out of your house.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A group of retired foresters backed by the timber industry filed three initiative petitions this week looking to counter what they say are "radical anti-forestry ballot i…

The public comment period has been extended by 15 days for the Deschutes River Habitat Conservation Plan, a potentially landmark document that will impact how water is used in the Deschutes Ri…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department is proposing to award one of the first contracts for federal water in perpetuity to a powerful rural California water district that had long employed …

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A record 257,667 H-2A-visa agricultural foreign guestworker positions were certified by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2019, but the rate of growth slowed to 6.1% after five years of more than 18%.

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The Washington Beef Commission’s new marketing plan has two audiences in mind: young adults in Seattle and Tacoma, and the rural ranchers who fund the urban promotions.

Mountain States Legal Foundation files its final brief seeking to overturn a 2018 U.S. District Court ruling reinstating federal threatened species listing for grizzly bears in the Greater Yel…

The October Federal order Class III benchmark milk price hit a five-year high at $18.72 per hundredweight, up 41 cents from September, $3.19 above October 2018, and the highest Class III since…

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Chestnuts harvested from high branches on a chilly fall morning look typical: they're marble sized, russet colored and nestled in prickly burs. But many are like no other…

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TORONTO (AP) — China will resume imports of pork and beef from Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday, following a major rift between Ottawa and Beijing and amid a serious por…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A giant forest project in Idaho rejected by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is on again, and an environmental group says it violates the court's orders and will stop …

PENDLETON — Pendleton High School agriculture teacher Kylee Hunt can share various chapters of her family’s stories with three buckets of dirt.

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A new farm labor bill appears to have widespread support on first blush, but the depth and extent of that support is questionable as organizatons say it doesn’t do enough to control labor and …

The Oregon Department of Agriculture and USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released their annual brochure of facts and figures about Oregon agriculture on Oct. 31, including crop p…

OLYMPIA — Washington’s policy on killing depredating wolves withstood a court challenge Nov. 1, as a judge ruled Fish and Wildlife doesn’t have to put it up for formal scientific scrutiny.

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Pesticides could be sprayed within 100 feet of passersby under a proposed federal rule that responds to complaints by farm groups but would conflict with Washington and Oregon’s current regulations.

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Alyssa Mahaney has a toolbox full of non-lethal methods and strategies that she wants to share with livestock producers in hopes of reducing conflicts between predators and ra…

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Hundreds of agricultural groups and United Farm Workers of America are backing a new bipartisan bill seeking to ensure farmers with a legal, adequate and affordable workforce.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has extended the public commentary period for residents to weigh in on how the state should manage the gray wolf population.

The Oregon Wine Council formed Oct. 24, with a 13-member board of directors including winemakers and vintners from the Willamette Valley to Southern Oregon. Members say they have not been well…