CULVER, Ore. — In 1947, young Dwight Macy, finding his family’s Idaho farm too small to support both himself and his siblings, moved across the border to Oregon.

Growing up in Salinas — the “Salad Bowl of California” — Rudy Jimenez was confronted with a choice by his father, who had been working on farms for 30 years: either go to school, or you are go…

Eileen Rowan, a technical expert for the Soil and Water Conservation District in Idaho County, has been working with landowners to plan various projects aimed at clearing the water in the regi…

NYSSA, Ore. — For decades, three generations of Barlows irrigated their 1,000-acre Barlow Farms the same way: flood and furrow. Water entered from the Owyhee Irrigation District’s canals, then…

The Coachella Valley Water District faces hefty challenges each day: providing water for more than 1,200 ag customers on 65,000 acres in a desert environment.

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — For more than 100 years, farmers and ranchers on the Oregon coast have installed tidegates to turn estuaries into farmland, inadvertently cutting off young salmon and other…

Mike Tobin, manager of the North Yakima Conservation District, works with ranchers throughout the area, including a recent project along Ahtanum Creek.

Capital Press recently checked in with former international business consultant Shawn Dooley, a native Oregonian and former FFA state officer, who started March 18 as the first CEO of Oregon FFA.

Brad Wilcox, regional sales manager for Kubota Tractor Corp., said he was happy with the attendance at the 2019 Northwest Ag Show, the first to be held in Salem in nearly 50 years, and the com…

They’ve spent several months honing the skills necessary to be crowned Oregon’s dairy princess, and on Jan. 18, one of three young women will earn the honor.

Oregon Ag in the Classroom’s first ever Agricultural Career Expo, held at last year’s Northwest Ag Show, was a hit. And Jessica Jansen, executive director of Oregon AITC, said to expect a retu…

Believing in the future of agriculture, Lauren Lucht assumed the responsibilities of Northwest Transplants from her parents. As the operating CEO, Lucht said the Molalla-based company grows a …

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The old saying “time is money” applies to Bells Up winemaker and owner Dave Specter. While he certainly has the skillset to tackle the business side of his winery, what he lacks is the time.

Ten years ago, Windy N Ranch was more of a concept than a concrete business plan. But through hard work and dedication, the Newhall family of Ellensburg, Wash., has turned their 800 acres into…