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OLYMPIA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday extended a stay-home order until at least May 4 and said he would veto sections of the state budget in anticipation of a fall in tax collections.

A new survey from the Washington Association of Wheat Growers captures a snapshot of wheat farmers' concerns in the midst of coronavirus. One grower worries that farmers will fall through the …

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee turned to the private sector Wednesday, asking manufacturers to turn out medical supplies, joining a World War II-style campaign to combat the coronavirus.

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife withholds the raw data picked up from radio collars until July 16. Until then, pups are in dens and vulnerable to poaching, according to the department.

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U.S. officials are using the coronavirus pandemic to force through a  long-delayed Idaho livestock grazing allotment decision in critical sage grouse habitat for a powerful agribusiness, an en…

With yields topping 300 bushels an acre, several Northwest farmers were tops in their states in the annual National Corn Growers Association contest.

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COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Across the U.S., gardening is booming as people anxious about food shortages are eager to grow their own vegetables during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Neighboring cattle producers can apply to compete for access to federal grazing allotments that Oregon’s Hammond Ranches lost in a court decision last year.

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Washington ranchers in wolf country should get GPS-collar data, rather than depend on state wildlife managers to tell them where dens are in the spring and early summer, a state Farm Bureau of…

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Demand for lamb, wool and pelts is tanking in response to the coronavirus pandemic, industry representatives say, and prices are following suit.

Rogue Ales & Spirits in Newport announced it is making and donating hand sanitizer in accordance with updated guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to battle the coronaviru…

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Washington's mountain snowpack is slightly better than normal. Lower Yakima Valley farms have begun irrigation and anticipate having more water than last year.

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former forester and forest conservation advocate from Oregon has bequeathed roughly $2 million to shine a light at the end of a long tunnel to an elusive National Cons…

As a cooperative extension specialist with the University of California-Davis, Sahap Kaan Kurtural leverages artificial intelligence to enable vineyard managers to optimize irrigation without …

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Agriculture groups and union leaders are urging employers to take extra precautions to prevent the outbreak from spreading among California's farmworkers, who are already in short supply.

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Plans to tear down four hydroelectric dams in rugged country along the Oregon-California border to save salmon are generating excitement from environmentalists and tribes, and fear and anger a…

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The Kennewick Irrigation District in Central Washington anticipates taking control soon of its conveyance system after the Bureau of Reclamation finalized rules for transferring ownership of w…

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jobless claims are soaring in Oregon as the state nears the end of its first week under Gov. Kate Brown's stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Oregon D…

USDA’s Farm Service Agency is making changes to farm loan, disaster, conservation and other programs to make it easier for customers to conduct business during the coronavirus pandemic.

Farmers Ending Hunger, a nonprofit organization that works directly with local farmers to secure donations to the Oregon Food Bank, plans to double its donations of farm fresh food during the …

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Domestic apple sales are up because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the crisis also may hamper availability of foreign guestworkers to tend and harvest this year’s crop.