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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, and she's only getting busier as infections — and hospi…

The team gathers data from NRCS snow telemetry sites, known as SNOTEL sites, and other sources. Its Water Supply Outlook Reports are important to irrigators and other water users.

The Idaho Water Resource Board this winter will modify part of its annual effort to put Snake River surface water back into the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer.

Washington State University has posted its 2021 winter variety trial field maps, said Clark Neely, head of the cereal variety testing program.

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The number of irrigators cited for violations by Oregon water regulators for failing to stop water withdrawals has surged this year in the Klamath Basin.

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Although the governor’s recent order allows tasting rooms to remain open for deliveries, takeout options and curbside service, wine industry leaders say the ban on in-person tastings is a crus…

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to tighten safeguards against pests that attack grapevines, though the rules largely will depend on vineyards and nurseries policing themselves.

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A two-year freeze of the minimum wage for agricultural guestworkers and upcoming changes to H-2A rules could have a short shelf life in a Biden administration.

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Washington ranchers in wolf country may be called upon to adopt "enhanced" methods for guarding cattle, or else Fish and Wildlife won't consider killing wolves to stop chronic depredations.

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The Trump administration announced plans Thursday that ease protections for sage grouse in the West, prompting an outcry by critics who say the move paves the way for widespread mining and dri…

Oregon is doing better than once feared in digging out of the economic crater caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but more pain is likely before fitful gains, state lawmakers were told Wednesday.

The Oregon Department of Agriculture and Oregon State University Extension Service are once again partnering to distribute free KN95 masks for farmers, ranchers, food processors and fishers am…

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California nut growers and processors worked with detectives to crack a recent case of cargo theft, which officials say is a remarkable success story of how stopping crime sometimes takes a community.

ENTERPRISE — Wallowa Resources is heading up a project to eradicate invasive grasses from the county with a $105,488 grant it received earlier this year from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board.

Agricultural products exported from Washington rose in late summer, joining some other sectors of the economy in surpassing expectations and improving the fiscal outlook for state government.

Researchers at the University of California-Davis are developing varieties of wheat with more dietary fiber in an effort to reduce health concerns such as colon cancer and heart disease.

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Small commercial trials of robotic apple picking continued into their second season in Washington orchards this fall with the hope of larger efforts next year.