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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee won't repeal emergency farmworker housing rules, leading two farm groups to contemplate suing. The groups claim the rules could be revised to benefit both employers …

About 190 acres of agriculturally zoned land in southwest Idaho would be developed as large residential lots if Canyon County approves a request by Ridgeline Vistas LLC.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Multiple storms were heading toward California on Friday in a major change toward real winter weather after weeks of scattershot precipitation that has done little to ease drought.

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The growth in organic produce sales at retail outpaced increases in conventional produce sales in 2020.

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Plans for a major West Coast liquefied natural gas pipeline and export terminal have hit a snag with federal regulators after a years-long legal battle that has united tribes, environmentalist…

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Farmworkers and food processing workers younger than 50 will be able to get inoculated for COVID at the same time as their older co-workers, according to Washington's new vaccination plan.

Oregon State University will host the first National Hemp Symposium during a two-day virtual event Feb. 9-10, as growers look ahead to the USDA's final rule regulating production of the versat…

FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn said FDA does not support the MOU signed by Health and Human Service and has no intention of abdicating its public health mandate.

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In 2018, Adapt8 received a $50,000 economic development grant from Marion County to build the test greenhouse. Construction finished in December, and Moore said they are now searching for a pa…

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Democrats in the Washington House and Senate introduced bills Tuesday to raise taxes on fruit and vegetable processors that violate any employment, labor or civil rights law.

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Controversies over the family’s use of the grazing allotments stem from the arson convictions of Dwight and Steven Hammond, a father and son who were later pardoned by President Donald Trump f…

A program to reimburse Oregon farmers for complying with costly COVID-19 worker protections came in well under budget for the 2020 harvest season, and state lawmakers are now considering what …

Cheddar block cheese climbed to $1.9625 per pound last Monday, the highest CME price since Nov. 12, but closed Friday at $1.83, 8.75 cents lower on the week and 13.25 cents below a year ago.

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If there is anything I look forward to every summer, it would have to be fair. From livestock shows, to concerts and fair food, and carnival rides and games, the fair is the place to be.

The new executive director of the Washington FFA Association is calling on farmers and others in agriculture to help grow the next crop of leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oregon Association of Nurseries, which represents nearly 700 wholesale growers, retailers, landscapers and suppliers statewide, announced Wednesday it will host a virtual marketplace event in …

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Gebbers Farms, a north-central Washington tree fruit grower, has appealed a $2 million fine issued by the Department of Labor and Industries for coronavirus-safety regulations.

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Environmentalists have filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S government to block plans to build up to 11,000 miles of fuel breaks they contend would violate the Endangered …

Washington State University entomologist Jennifer Andreas plans to soon petition the USDA to allow a non-native insect be turned loose on an invasive weed that she calls, respectfully, "a beast."

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The federal government has removed 17 times more land from the threatened spotted owl’s “critical habitat” than it had originally proposed, likely provoking a court challenge.

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The American Blueberry Growers Alliance blamed rising Latin American imports in the spring and fall, robbing farmers of lucrative early- and late-season sales.

With the coronavirus pandemic driving more people to shop online, Kevin Moffitt, president and CEO of Pear Bureau Northwest, said the industry faces both challenges and opportunities competing…

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The Trump administration has completed a review of plans to ease protections for a struggling bird species in seven western states, but there's little time to put the relaxed rules for industr…

ELGIN — If the Boise Cascade plywood plant in Elgin closes this year, it could cost Eastern Oregon 446 jobs, nearly $21 million in labor income and more than $78 million in economic output wit…

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Cash cheese prices started the first week of 2021 with the blocks losing 3.25 cents last Monday and the barrels were down 6 cents. Then came Tuesday’s GDT and the USDA food box program announc…