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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is pushing toward a Friday vote on the next coronavirus aid package, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi encourages Congress to “go big” with aid to cash-strapped states and st…

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A nearly $484 billion COVID-19 aid package flew through the Senate Tuesday after Congress and the White House struck a deal to replenish a small business payroll fund and provide new money for…

Few sectors of the economy have been spared from the havoc wreaked around the globe by the COVID-19 pandemic, and U.S. agriculture is no different.

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The U.S. wine industry is bracing itself over the Trump administration's threat of a 100% tariff on European wine imports. Wine producers say the import tax could devastate their industry by  …

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A trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada is likely to pass Congress with little problem if political leaders pursue it, agricultural leaders say.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two representatives of Oregon’s #TimberUnity movement were at the White House Monday, where they had been invited to hear President Donald Trump deliver remarks on “America’…

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A new agreement between the U.S. and Brazil means U.S. wheat farmers will compete on a level playing field to sell their crop to that South American nation.

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The Trump administration plans to remove India and Turkey from preferential trade status. It’s concerns the apple industry but dairy associations support the action.

SPOKANE — U.S. and Washington wheat industry representatives hope trade deals with Japan, Mexico and Canada can be worked out before they get caught up in politics between President Donald Tru…

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — Farmers at the 117th anniversary convention of the National Farmers Union this week had the same worry as the ones who attended the organization’s first gathering more than a…

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The new farm bill protects and expands crop insurance, improves risk management for dairy farmers, updates crop commodity programs and invests in preventing an animal disease crisis.

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The bill maintains crop insurance, a top priority for farmers, and won quick passage in the Senate.

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A federal judge in Washington on Monday reinstated the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule nationwide, a ruling that conflicts with other federal court orders that bar enforcing the rule i…

A federal judge in Washington on Monday reinstated the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule nationwide, a ruling that conflicts with other federal court orders that bar enforcing the rule i…

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog has cleared Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of wrongdoing following a complaint that he redrew the boundaries of a national monument in Utah to benefit a s…

Phillip Gross and the Warden Hutterian Brethren topped the National Wheat Foundation’s annual wheat yield contest for the third time since the contest began three years ago, topping 200 bushel…

A federal judge in Washington state today reinstated the Obama administration’s definition of Waters of the United States, a move opposed by the American Farm Bureau Federation as an unwarrant…

Shell egg marketer’s benchmark price for negotiated egg sales of USDA Grade A and Grade AA in cartons, cents per dozen. This price does not reflect discounts or other contract terms.

BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. government report ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping accuses China of stepping up hacking aimed at stealing American technology as a tariff…

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson spearheads an 11-state coalition joining the fight to overturn President Donald Trump’s downsizing of two national monuments in Utah, a court battle th…

PORTLAND — Ambassador Gregg Doud arrived in Portland around midnight Nov. 17 after an exhausting 25-hour flight from Morocco in North Africa, where U.S. trade officials spent last week working…

USDA and the Food and Drug Administration have come to terms on oversight of cell-cultured meat and poultry products. The agencies on Friday announced they will both play a part, with FDA taki…

Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer as indicated. Grade guidelines used in this r…