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HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — When Ken Armstrong was 42, he inherited some money. He had spent years observing his brother’s entrepreneurial spirit while working with him in pet shampoo manufacturin…

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — After about four decades of being in the cattle business, Tor-S Ranch now has hemp growing on some of its bottom land.

WESTLEY, Calif. — Fourth-generation farmer Bill Cox grew up driving tractors and working alongside his father in the fields and orchards of Stanislaus County.

Instead of wincing at a problem with dread, welder and designer Leo Castagno confronts it with an inventor’s ingenuity and an educator’s enthusiasm at his businesses in eastern Idaho.

The Agri-Eco Tourism Conference, hosted by Oregon State University Extension Service, will be held March 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem.

CAPAY, Calif. — Thaddeus Barsotti, who received the Organic Farmer of the Year award last December from the California Certified Organic Farmers and the Organic Produce Network, says all farme…

Noel and Jerome Stehly are not your stereotypical farmers, despite being third generation growers hailing from a family that has worked the land in southern California for decades.

SAGINAW, Ore. — In the age of corporate farming, Scott Byler said Delight Valley Farms is one example of how a small family farm can still be profitable.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Vince Peak and Eric Kobe are the innovators behind Share.Farm, a new smart phone application that helps local farmers find potential customers, and vice versa.

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Northwest hemp farmers scored a major victory last week with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized the crop and defined it as an “agricultural commodity.”

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.

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Robotic milkers in the U.S. have mostly been on small to medium-size dairies in the upper Midwest and the Northeast. But in the last couple of years, experimentation with robotics has become m…

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Virulent Newcastle disease has been found 176 times since May in Southern California, almost entirely in what the USDA calls “backyard exhibition chickens.”

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky,…

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Shares in Campbell Soup rose nearly 5 percent in midday trading after the company reported earnings and revenue that easily beat Wall Street expectations.

PORTLAND — Limagrain Cereal Seeds, an international agricultural cooperative and fourth-largest seed company in the world, will launch a new line of wheat varieties developed in partnership wi…

SALEM, Ore. — A hobby discovered late in life has provided the Schreiner family with a thriving niche business for the better part of a century.

COLFAX, Wash. — Proprietary Variety Management, a Yakima company helping Washington State University with commercialization of the Cosmic Crisp apple, has been granted a temporary restraining …

LE GRANDE, Calif. — There is a touch of Italian heritage in Marc Marchini’s primary crop.