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A hard freeze and rain-caused rot and disease have bitten this year’s Central Washington wine grape harvest, but there’s still been a lot of good grapes harvested.

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The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association says a federal plan to relocate grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains is a contradictory mistake that fails to adequately address environmental impact…

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Western Growers, a leading farm advocacy association, has chosen a new president and chief executive officer to succeed Tom Nassif who is retiring after 18 years.

JOSEPH, Ore. — A fix for the aging Wallowa Lake Dam is on the horizon with $14 million from the state of Oregon and a series of stakeholder meetings on the calendar.

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Federal agencies want to require seed imports to first be quarantined at centralized exam stations before being delivered to Oregon warehouses, alarming the state’s seed industry.

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Pesticide levels in some key Oregon waterways have dropped to a fraction of their former concentrations due to changes voluntarily adopted by farmers, according to environmental regulators.

An aquatic plant that has invaded Northern California and has been found in a southwest Washington county is a candidate to be put on Washington's banned weed list.

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The impact of the heavy, wet snow that fell back at the end of February in central Douglas County and southern Lane County is being felt again by hazelnut growers, this time d…

OSU celebrated the grand opening of the A.A. "Red" Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory on Oct. 10 at the main campus in Corvallis. The 17,500-square-foot lab is part of the College of F…

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Apples, milk and wheat still lead Washington agricultural production, but overall production was down 2% in 2018 from the previous year.

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OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Friday will consider the purchase of  900 acres in Yakima County and 560 acres in Grays Harbor County.

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A controversial rails-to-trails project in Oregon’s Yamhill County must be reconsidered due to potential farm impacts from pesticide restrictions, increased trespassing and food safety problems.

When Isaac Madsen helped plant spring canola variety trials earlier this year, he had no idea he'd later be taking on a leadership role.

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An apple industry leader says producers need to listen to retailers who say too many apple varieties, volume and competitors cause consumption to drop.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have released plans to stop devastating wildfires in southwestern Idaho, southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada with one option creating 1,500 miles of fuel br…

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California’s almond growers have renewed a federal marketing order to keep their promotional organization for another five years.

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SPOKANE — Passage of the USMCA trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico may be getting closer, says the head of the U.S. wheat industry's overseas marketing arm.

Oregon farm regulators are satisfied with the cleanup of a defunct Oregon dairy with a history of wastewater violations and are reviewing a proposal to restart its operations.

Experts differ on whether Washington’s large and growing 2019 apple crop means a rough marketing season ahead as growers race cold weather to finish the last 30% of harvest.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — If Idaho spent the remaining $150 million of the estimated $240 million it's getting from the sale of residential and commercial real estate, it could buy another 130,000 a…

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Four subcommittee meetings will precede the next Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting, as members increasingly talk about hot-button topics such as wolves and cougars in undocumente…

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Western Oregon’s few hardy kiwi berry growers have raised a bumper crop of the fruit this year. The 2019 volume is three to four times greater than the past couple of years.

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Washington farm labor associations open new farmworker housing facilities and plan for more even though winter occupancy is low.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A widely used agricultural pesticide that California environmental officials have said has been linked to brain damage in children will be banned after next year under an ag…

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A Washington health agency continues to craft new regulations for commercial farms by expanding an old rule that bars “stable manure” from fouling “populous districts.”

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The forest in and around one of the nation's top ski destinations is in trouble from an ongoing combination of unusually warm temperatures, drought, wildfires, insect invad…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's biggest utility shut off electricity to more than a million people Wednesday for what could be days on end, in the most sweeping effort in state history to pr…

REAL Oregon, which stands for Resource Education and Agricultural Leadership, announced its latest class for 2019-20, including professionals in farming, forestry, agribusiness and state government.

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking to fill four vacancies on its Wolf Advisory Group.

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An overwhelming majority of people at an Oct. 7 meeting in Okanogan, Wash., are opposed to more grizzly bears in the North Cascades. An assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior h…