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Demand solid after holiday season. Shipments lag totals from previous year's strong crop.


Officials at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are being criticized for taking part in a research project that led to the killing of 206 elk across southern Idaho from Pocatello to Nampa.

Study, planned draft impact statement contemplate raising dam. Officials assessing viable alternatives, possible flow-augmentation needs under Endangered Species Act.


The bill's sponsor says more wolf-hunting opportunities would reduce attacks on livestock and keep the predators from spreading into southern Idaho. 


BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Some areas in Idaho would be declared wolf-free zones, and other areas where the animals have killed livestock would have increased wolf-killing opportunities under legisla…

Southwestern Idaho's snowpack is near normal after a 30 percentage-point boost. Many other basins are also in good shape.

2020 will be a "severe epidemic" year for stripe rust, based on current crop and weather conditions, says USDA Agricultural Research Service plant pathologist Xianming Chen. Farmers planting s…

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SALEM — Though Oregon’s upcoming legislative session will only last five weeks, lawmakers are expected to revive climate legislation in 2020 after the failure of last year’s controversial proposal.

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Burning issue: Growth in wildland-urban interface challenges fire managers, local planners

A battle over the Endangered Species Act involving 32 states and groups such as the Washington Cattlemen’s Association and American Farm Bureau is shaping up in an Oakland, Calif., courtroom.


U.S. hop production topped 100 million pounds in 2019 for a third record year in a row as the industry hopes consumption stays at a pace to avoid oversupply and a big drop in prices.

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.


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.