Featured Stories



Swiss Valais Blacknose cross sheep debut
The Valais Blacknose sheep is a heritage breed native to the Swiss Alps.
Salmon could return to upper reaches of Columbia River
Brazilian meatpacker sells US cattle feedlot operations
Washington state initiative aims to ban local soda taxes


Livestock-on-livestock rodeo a thing at Snohomish farm
At the De Jong place, miniature goats often hop on the backs of cows - and hang on for the ride
U.S. House bill addresses high risk of suicide among farmers
OSU Extension adds pest management plans to catalog
Canola growers compare notes on crop

Ag Sectors

Washington’s wolf population grows to 122
Washington wolf count
National wool and sheep review
Fluid Milk and Cream — Western U.S.
National feeder and stocker cattle report


Column: Farmers should be at the forefront of trade policies
Washington is the most trade-dependent state in the country, and especially here in Eastern...
Letter: Trump knows how to negotiate
Editorial: Trump fulfills only half of his trade promises
Editorial: The bird that likes farming — and airports

Special Sections

Armyworms surprise grass seed growers
At night they come out en masse to notch the tops of post-harvest growth, leaving grass looking as...
Seed grower targets organic segment, nematode resistance
Alfalfa seed crop requires unique farm
Diversification keeps historic farm ‘interesting’