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The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans a multimillion dollar campaign to eradicate the crop-threatening Japanese beetle in Central Washington.

A continuing resolution that would keep the federal government funded through December includes $10 billion in disaster assistance for agricultural producers reeling from severe weather events…

More than 20,000 Japanese beetles have been trapped in and near a Central Washington town, an infestation the Washington Department of Agriculture hopes to contain with a quarantine.

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A survey of Oregon Christmas tree growers shows the industry continues to find its footing after years of oversupply that flooded the market with cheap trees, forcing hundreds of farms to go o…

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A farmworker died in St. Paul on Saturday as a record heat wave gripped the Northwest, pushing the local temperature to 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

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The last in-person Farwest Show, in 2019, drew about 400 exhibitors and more than 5,000 attendees from 44 states and 20 countries.

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A few days before Mother's Day, growers across California and Oregon said they were overwhelmed with orders. With COVID restrictions loosening, many anticipate big sales for events this summer.

For the second time in as many years, the U.S. House has passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a comprehensive bill that offers a path to legal status for undocumented agricultural workers. 

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., met his critics Wednesday after reintroducing the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a multi-pronged bill that aims to provide a steady, reliable source of labo…

The winter storms that tore through the Pacific Northwest with ice and snow over the weekend are posing challenges for the nursery and greenhouse industry.

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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…

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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In the aftermath of massive fires, S. Oregon faces a human, and economic, tragedy

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The isolation and stress of the coronavirus pandemic likely boosted the appeal of Christmas trees, with an industry-commissioned survey finding that 39% of consumers were more likely to buy a …

More and more people understand organic farming and seek out flowers and other crops grown with organic practices.

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to tighten safeguards against pests that attack grapevines, though the rules largely will depend on vineyards and nurseries policing themselves.

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The Oregon Department of Agriculture is on the lookout for the invasive spotted lanternfly after a single specimen was identified for the first time at a retail nursery in Corvallis.

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The vast majority of consumers — 92% — expects the pandemic will change this year’s Christmas celebrations, according to a survey commissioned by the Christmas Tree Promotion Board.

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Estimates from ODA show greenhouse and nursery products brought in $955.1 million last year, compared to $995.9 million in 2018.

From the tragedy has emerged a special sort of person — a Hero. This is a person or organization that went the extra mile to help a neighbor, friend — or total stranger. We want to honor these…

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Oregon will begin limiting uses of chlorpyrifos in November and gradually phase out most applications by 2024 under a proposed rule filed by the state Department of Agriculture.

Because of COVID-19, poinsettia growers say they are facing an uncertain market this year. Some nurseries are maintaining production levels, many are downsizing and others aren't growing poins…

The Farwest Show, the biggest nursery and green industry wholesale show in the West, is canceled because of COVID-19.

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Many industry leaders have expressed excitement about how the relief package will help agribusinesses. But some say CFAP's structure is flawed and excludes thousands of farmers and ranchers in crisis.