Featured Stories



Wolves attack five more calves in northeast Washington
Depredations continue in Old Profanity territory
Apple Commission increases China promotions
Farmworker appreciation event set for Caldwell
What ignited many of California’s worst wildfires a mystery


National farm debt continues to rise
Tough financial conditions in farm country are exacerbated by trade uncertainty, an analyst says.
Producers need to prepare for next economic cycle
Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike
Some farmers worry Trump’s bailout checks won’t be enough

Ag Sectors

Lost Valley founder jailed for meth in Hermiston
Te Velde founded the Lost Valley Farm, near Boardman, plus two dairies in California.
Apple Commission to apply for tariff relief
Costa Rican small red beans grown in Idaho making progress
Despite value, little protection exists for Midwest farmland


Letter: Dairy farmers and cranberries
The existing management of dairy farmer member-owned co-ops operate the dairy farmer co-ops not for...
Editorial: Mass timber movement aims high
Editorial: Trade tariffs costly for U.S. farmers
Column: Innovation key for Central Arizona farmers

Special Sections

King Estate leader grows with winery
Brent Stone’s responsibilities increased earlier this year when he was promoted to the new...
Teutonic Wine Company pushes boundaries in Coast Range
Marketing music in the vineyard
Chemistry teacher turns winemaker