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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…

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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.

Washington State University received more USDA research and development funding than any other university for the second year in a row.

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.

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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.

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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 …

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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…

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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.