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The department Aug. 31 submitted to USDA a hemp plan that includes the new statute, the proposed rule and protocols for testing, disposal and remediation.

The Chicory Week Rad Farm Tours — "rad" for "radicchio — will be 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Mount Vernon Wash., area. The tours include three farms.


GLENOMA, Wash. — Dave Elliott, 63, says he's addicted to bees, and the addiction fuels his commercial enterprise. He and his fiancee, Kathy Blake, sell honey and make honey- and wax-infused goods.

PORTLAND — When Ramona Krueger was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, she was looking for something she could do with her property while staying at home recovering.


International demand returned in 2021 after falling in 2020 on COVID-19 impacts, but shipping problems and tight U.S. supplies continued to limit exports.

After a childhood on a dryland farm in Montana and earning his master's degree in dryland wheat production, Mylen Bohle’s professional career went in a different direction — irrigation research.

Annie Brown of Dolce Farm and Orchards likes to offer three categories of fruit preserves to her customers: what they know, what they should know and what they don’t know.

ISDA could accept license applications from growers and handler-processors from mid-October through year’s end if USDA approval comes when anticipated.

CORRALITOS, Calif. — Lonely Mountain Farm was named after J.R.R. Tolkien’s "Hobbit" story. These days, the “riches” in the story have morphed into organic crops.

Shooting the two ads at the same time over three to four days, using local talent and facilities, could cost $250,000 to $290,000.

The absence of high-quality food and feeling a desire to “deeply root themselves to a place” led Quinn Richards and Theus Weiskopf to stop traveling and pursue their interest in growing food.

An April 24 event at his 32-acre Nyssa, Ore., asparagus field drew individuals and families as well as representatives of food banks, church groups, and organizations that advocate for older p…

 The festival this year will take place at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE Fourth Ave. in Canby, where guests can drive through various educational farm exhibits.

Pacific Northwest radicchio growers asked themselves how forming a new association might help them harness growing enthusiasm for their crop, educate farmers and reach customers who don't yet …

An article in the March 19 edition of the Capital Press included an incorrect figure for the increased cost of shipping per container for agricultural goods heading for Shibushi, Japan. The co…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — USDA on Wednesday announced it has a new plan — called Pandemic Assistance for Producers — to provide farmers with financial aid during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lil’ Starts first began in 2013. The farm sells at farmers markets, through their Community Supported Agriculture program and directly to restaurants. 

Grains Week, May 3-7, is hosted by the Culinary Breeding Network, Washington State University's Food Systems Program, Oregon State University, Cornell University, University of Wisconsin-Madis…

Deep Harvest Farm carries over 120 varieties of certified organic, open-pollinated and non-GMO vegetable and flower seed on its 10 acres spread across three isolation plots.