SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — All members of a wolf pack that had been preying on cattle in Washington state have been killed.
The Togo wolfpack in northeast Washington has killed one calf and injured two others since Fish and Wildlife decided to shoot the pack's two wolves, the department said Friday.
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials say fewer grizzly bears have been euthanized this year in Yellowstone National Park compared to previous years.
RITZVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Larry Yockey seeded 1,200 acres of wheat last fall as he always did.
Succeeds retired IWC member Jerry Brown
SEATTLE — A judge on Friday barred the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife from killing the only wolf left in the OPT pack in the Kettle River Ridge, a ruling that came shortly after th…
Irrigators say this year’s drought in Central Washington has been far less than it might have been and far less than the 2015 drought because of mild temperatures and rain.
Kevin Vivian comes to Agri-Service after 25 years in the equipment business in California
Researchers from three states aim to add tools for ranchers, land managers
Clark Fork-Pend Oreille, Kootenai basins to be discussed
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Wheat farmers are harvesting their crop in Washington, but are selling it for prices at or below what it costs to produce.
McMINNVILLE, Ore. — McMinnville, 1971. When a handful of pioneering farmers bought land on the outskirts of this modest rural town and decided to plant wine grapes, people called them crazy. W…
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Snow swamped mountains across the U.S. West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making…
The promotional arm of the Northwest fresh pear industry plans to spend $2 million in USDA tariff relief in the next two years for promotions in Mexico, Canada, India and the UAE.
Commercial egg farms in Oregon and Washington are primed to invest millions of dollars retrofitting chicken coops after each state passed laws requiring cage-free hens by 2024.
Washington's drought retreated slightly over the previous week, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday, and federal climatologists said they're less confident fall will be warmer than average.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An investigation into what sickened several farmworkers in an Idaho hop field earlier this year has closed without a conclusive answer.
NEWPORT, Ore. — People in blazers and strapped-on booties waded through the dark intake tunnel of a dam, flashlights in hand, stirring rust-colored silt into the water. Spiders and large black…
No dairy has electronically reported small, private sales of cattle in the past two years, according to a Washington Department of Agriculture report, leaving a weakness in the state’s ability…
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has recently killed three members of a wolf pack that are repeatedly preying on cattle in Ferry County.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials plan to create an environmental study that will look at raising one of three Boise River dams to capture more water for irrigation and flood control.
COLFAX, Wash. — The first time Bill Myers celebrated the special barley variety he grows, it drew 20 people, including the crew.
Apples genetically modified to prevent browning when sliced will be sold to the food service industry for the first time this season, the Canadian producer says.
Two pups and one adult in the OPT wolfpack in northeast Washington have been lethally removed, Fish and Wildlife reported Tuesday.
It’s been a good season in the tricky business of growing Pacific Northwest sweet cherries. Chinese tariffs took less of a bite than expected. Weather, harvest timing, fruit quality, demand an…
Imports of canned pears from China are damaging the Northwest canned pear industry and heightening competition between processors.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's governor has signed a bill requiring eggs produced by commercial farms to eventually be cage-free.
Federal regulators appear to be taking longer to complete on-farm inspections in Oregon under the Food Safety Modernization Act than state inspectors elsewhere in the U.S.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has reached a deal with the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation to build a new headquarters in Boise.
Removing four hydroelectric dams along the lower Klamath River in Southern Oregon and Northern California is expected to cost just under $434 million and could happen by 2022, according to a n…
ROSEBURG, Ore. — Computer-controlled gardening and farming were on display at the recent Douglas County Fair.
The new innovation and community center also houses Chobani’s global research and development center.
Oregon results mixed
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much wate…
HERMISTON — As Annikah Perez waited to sell her 147-pound lamb at the Umatilla County Fair’s youth livestock auction on Saturday, her voice wavered as she described the good times she had with Tulip.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's sage grouse population has dropped 52% since the federal government decided not to list the birds as an endangered species in the fall of 2015.
Coleman Agriculture, one of the largest growers of hops in Oregon, is working with researchers at Oregon State University to learn how terroir affects sensory qualities of hops.
Wheat and canola growers east of Waterville, Wash., and cherry growers south of Wenatchee received crop damage over the weekend from rain and hail.
OLYMPIA — A Washington judge Friday reinstated a Fish and Wildlife program that allows timberland owners to kill tree-damaging black bears.
Scientists are looking at several unique methods for controlling spotted wing drosophila in blueberries.
Washington wildlife managers intend to kill the remaining two wolves in the Togo pack in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County, adding a second lethal-removal operation in the region.
CURRY, Idaho — Ninety-year-old Dick Tucker has spent most of his life farming near Curry, a tiny town just west of Twin Falls. But his story — and those of most farmers in the area — would hav…
Agriculture representatives say a recent study that calls for removing four dams from the Lower Snake River relies on outdated and flawed data.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray s…
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed House Bill 2437, a measure to ease ditch-cleaning regulations for farmers, after previously indicating she might veto it.
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — It’s all about soil biology, Bruce Elliott of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies says.
Two wolves seen east of Highway 395 and north of Mt. Vernon don’t appear to have bred, and there’s been no evidence of livestock depredations.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Central Idaho ranch owners want construction of a proposed trail connecting the popular tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley stopped and further work to make it…
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters are trying to prevent a fast-growing wildfire from jumping the Columbia River.
Washington State University will honor supporters and others past and present who have aided the study of insects.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The National Park Service has proposed to shoot a few elk each year as a way to reduce conflict with livestock that graze a park north of San Francisco.
A weak El Nino went away in July as sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean along the equator cooled to within a normal range, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reporte…
Organic hazelnut growers and others interested in the industry are invited to the third annual Organic Hazelnuts Summer Farm Tour that is scheduled for Aug. 14.
Fruit sizing up better than expected has led to a revised upward estimate of the Pacific Northwest pear crop. Harvest is just starting.
Washington’s 2019 apple crop is forecast up 18% from last year which likely will prove a marketing challenge given tariffs and trade issues, particularly in India and China.