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AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. — Washington's agriculture department is bird-dogging federal agencies as they write an environmental impact statement that could determine the fate of four dams on the l…

Cattlemen’s group says the U.S. has to show the world it will stand by the trade agreements it has negotiated.

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Amanda Hoey will begin work as CEO of the Oregon Wheat Commission and Oregon Wheat Growers League beginning Jan. 2.

A Washington legislative bill is being introduced to create a state specialty apple license plate to benefit the Washington Apple Education Foundation. It’s the idea of the tree fruit cooperat…

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PORTLAND — Farm entrepreneur Frank Tiegs has prevailed over the J.R. Simplot Co. in an auction to buy the bankrupt NORPAC cooperative’s processing plant in Quincy, Wash., for up to $107 million.

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Upper Skagit Valley landowners in northwest Washington are harvesting elk at a faster pace than last year to reduce damage to farmland, according to a state Fish and Wildlife official.

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A coalition of 13 states, including Idaho, on Monday joined the defense of the Trump administration’s revisions to the Endangered Species Act from an attack by 17 other states, including Orego…

Tree fruit growers in Washington state are happy with news that USMCA likely will pass the U.S. House next week. Growers discuss trade, labor, technology and research at their annual meeting.

Thomas DeLuca, who currently serves as dean of the University of Montana's College of Forestry and Conservation, has been named dean of the Oregon State University College of Forestry.

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California-based Munger Bros., owners of a Western Washington blueberry farm, have agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the U.S. Labor Department over allegations it poorly housed, unsafel…

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The surge of enthusiasm that spurred a five-fold expansion of Oregon’s hemp acreage this year has been dampened by numerous problems that prevented many farmers from cashing in on the crop.

ROSEBURG, Ore. — For his years of sharing about the science of forages, soils and pastures, Woody Lane was recently presented with a Distinguished Service Award by the Douglas County Livestock…

A hose split and spilled liquid manure that eventually drained into a creek, killing federally protected fish and leading to a $6,750 fine against a Whatcom County farmer in northwest Washingt…

As hemp continues to gain ground across Oregon, scientists and regulators presented their latest findings about the versatile plant during a half-day seminar Dec. 4, covering everything from f…

Daniela Carrijo, a postdoctoral student and agronomist with Barley World — the barley breeding program at OSU — provided an update of research projects Dec. 5 at the 46th annual Hermiston Farm…

Chad Higgins, an associate professor of ecological and biological engineering at Oregon State University, has his sights set on establishing what he calls "the Disneyland of sustainable agriculture."

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Washington's Department of Fish and Wildlife has promised Gov. Jay Inslee to try "previously unused tools" to protect cattle and avoid shooting wolves next year in the Kettle River Range.

The federal government probably will decide in the first quarter of 2020 whether to proceed with plans to bring grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains, a Washington congressman says.

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Stuart Reitz, director of the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, discussed requirements and implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act at the 46th annual Hermiston Fa…

EUGENE, Ore. — As the operator of a small farm, Stephanie Schiffgens recognizes the importance of being a no-waste sheep operation.

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Tight supplies are once again challenging Christmas tree vendors as the industry continues to recover from a massive glut of cheap trees in the mid-2000s that caused wholesale prices to crash,…

HERMISTON — Wednesday marks the beginning of the 46th annual Hermiston Farm Fair with over 50 vendors from across the Northwest ready to set up shop, and an assortment of agricultural seminars…

The Washington state wine industry is accepting nominations for is top annual honor — the 2020 Inductee to the Washington Wine Hall of Fame.

Washington Fish and Wildlife commissioners plan to discuss wolves, cougars and other topics next month in committees that the department says aren’t subject to the state’s open-meetings law, e…

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Wolf packs have established themselves in all points of the compass from Central Oregon, and it’s probably only a matter of time before one settles in the Deschutes National Forest, according …