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Environmentalists have asked a federal judge to again cancel the grazing permit for Oregon’s Hammond family, claiming its restoration violated administrative, environmental and land management laws.

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Oregon’s timber industry was already contending with the aftermath of last year's fires when forestland owners were recently hit with an ice storm that snapped and knocked over trees.

Three pups being trained as guard dogs were stolen from the Soulen Livestock Co. sheep ranch near Letha, Idaho, last December, and a felony warrant has been issued for a Washington state man i…

The Idaho House Agricultural Affairs Committee Feb. 24 delayed a vote on a bill that would legalize industrial hemp. Idaho only state not to allow hemp.

WALLOWA COUNTY — FFA students in Wallowa County are celebrating National FFA Week this week by sharing the successes of their chapters and modifying their activities to cope with the COVID-19 …

The Sisters-based Roundhouse Foundation is donating $6 million to the High Desert Museum, the largest single donation of its nearly 40-year history, according to Dana Whitelaw, executive direc…

Katie Ostrander is an active and vocal advocate for agriculture in the county and has dedicated countless hours of volunteer time organizing events, creating fundraisers and as a fundamental l…

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SALEM — Oregon legislators Tuesday introduced House Bill 3296, dubbed the Addiction Crisis Recovery Act, which would increase the state's beer tax by 2,800% and wine tax by 1,700%.

Wheat farmers this year won't have a clear-cut choice between which federal crop insurance program will work best for them in the 2021-2022 marketing year, a small grains economist at Washingt…

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A case spawned by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's opposition to removing river gravel to protect farmland went to an appeals court Tuesday, one of two lawsuits alleging Inslee uses his veto pen t…

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Critics of the tax credit claim it amounts to a subsidy for the largest “confined animal feeding operations,” or CAFOs, in the state.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A house panel on Tuesday introduced legislation allowing the use of snowmobiles, ATVs, powered parachutes and other methods to hunt and kill wolves year-round and with no l…

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Therapy and exercise classes involving livestock could be permitted in Oregon’s exclusive farm use zones under a bill that’s drawn skepticism from agriculture and farmland protection groups.

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The Senate Ways and Means Committee on Monday killed a proposal that would have penalized Washington farmers who hired foreign workers, passing instead a bill to encourage better housing for a…

OLYMPIA — The Senate budget committee Friday narrowly approved a bill to create an unelected council to advise seven state agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, on incorporating e…

An Oregon blueberry grower is seeking $2 million in damages from alleged herbicide drift from a neighboring property owned by a major California-based agriculture company.

While Guntraders in Redmond sells mostly collectible guns, owner Jerry Koch said that isn’t stopping customers from flocking to his shop in search of a firearm. They’re coming out of fear, Koc…

Wickiup Reservoir, which holds back water for use by the North Unit Irrigation District, is at a record low level for this time of year, leading to renewed concerns that farmers in Jefferson C…

A cutline accompanying a photograph published on the front page of the Feb. 19 edition with a story about the Easterday Dairy incorrectly stated that the farm would soon be auctioned.

An ongoing La Nina enhances chances that late winter and early spring in Washington will be cool and wet, the federal Climate Prediction Center forecasted Thursday.

Washington wheat growers will be monitoring their crops closely following a mid-February cold snap that brought low temperatures, wind and snow to the eastern portion of the state.

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Officials from the state’s Water Resources Department reviewed 187 hemp farms in the region last year and determined nearly 33% ran afoul of water laws.

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MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — The coyote that bit a 3-year-old girl this week is the same animal that bit three other people last year in the San Francisco Bay Area and officials are searching for the…