WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at year's end, Trump said Saturday.
Low milk prices, a moderate winter and Chinese tariffs are expected challenge hay sales in 2019.
Northwest hemp farmers scored a major victory on Wednesday with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized the crop and defined it as an "agricultural commodity."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid.
The proposal narrows the definition of waterways that are federally protected under the Clean Water Act.
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The wheat industry is urging the U.S. Trade Representative to use negotiations to protect wheat export sales to Japan.
The bill maintains crop insurance, a top priority for farmers, and won quick passage in the Senate.
A major hop supplier has filed a lawsuit against one of its clients for allegedly refusing to honor contracts to buy hops amid dropping prices for the crop.
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TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergree…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have reached an agreement on the farm bill, a mammoth package that will fund key safety net programs for the next five years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to withdraw federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country, making good on President Donald Trump's campaign p…
Pulse growers will have to consider low prices and trade barriers as they decide how many acres to plant this spring, the leader of the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council says.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices barely rose last month as a sharp decline in the cost of gas offset pricier freight trucking services and mobile phone plans.
ROSEAU, Minn. (AP) — Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland, a farmer from northern Minnesota who was tasked with selling President Jimmy Carter's unpopular Soviet Union grain embargo …
SACRAMENTO — Ken LaGrande grew up in the Sacramento Valley’s “Rice Country.” In its fifth generation, the sprawling family operation continues to thrive today.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University now has its very own bacon vending machine.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the Amer…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire, contributing to a broad stock market plunge and intensifying fears of a g…
TORONTO (AP) — Curiosity from one the world's largest tobacco companies about the marijuana business sent shares of a Canadian cannabis company higher at the opening bell Tuesday.
Crop prices, trade, interest rates among the issues facing farmers and ranchers.
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A key congressional voice on agriculture says he's optimistic that lawmakers can pass a new farm bill next week.
U.S. farm groups are cautiously optimistic about renewed negotiations with China but say farmers are still struggling under that country's retaliatory tariffs.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bitter cold is on the heels of a series of winter storms that dropped multiple-feet of snow in the mountains of western Nevada.
Stocks moved broadly higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade dispute.
Mark Duffin plans to retire from the Idaho Sugar Beet Growers Association helm next year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner-table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to kee…
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USMCA provides welcome opportunities, but farm groups warn retaliatory tariffs will offset the gains.
The U.S. continues to export more potatoes than it imports. Exports account for about 20 percent of U.S. potato production.
Idaho-Eastern Oregon Seed Association convention speaker offers best practices for managing pesticide drift.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pattern d…