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Nominations open for Young Cattle Producer Conference
The three-day conference is free but participation is limited to 20. The deadline for participant nominations is May 10.

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Specialists evaluating slide risks in southwest Washington
Geotechnical specialists are evaluating a potential landslide in southwest Washington after residents noticed land movement and officials evacuated the area
Motorist who struck bulls while on meth must pay over $23K
A southern Oregon man has been ordered to pay over $23,000 in restitution for eluding police while high on methamphetamine, crashing through a fence and hitting two Angus bull yearlings
Burgerville workers vote to unionize
Workers at a Burgerville in Southeast Portland have overwhelmingly approved the formation of a federally-recognized union
Vote Expected Soon On Bill To Protect Snake River Dams
Breaching the Lower Snake River dams in southeastern Washington has been a heated debate for decades.
Sea lion relocation proves futile in protecting fish at Willamette Falls
Sea lion relocation proves futile in protecting fish at Willamette Falls
Savvy sea lions continue to prey on vulnerable salmon and steelhead runs at Willamette Falls, even after wildlife officials tried relocating 10 of the animals to a beach on the Oregon Coast more than 200 miles away.
Student loans an obstacle for many young farmers
Student loans an obstacle for many young farmers
A survey of over 700 beginning and aspiring farmers and ranchers found that student loan debt was a key obstacle to making a living in agriculture or getting started.
Mill 95 hop processor thrives after first-season challenges
Mill 95 hop processor thrives after first-season challenges
The cold storage and cone-to-pellet processor is new in Idaho hop country
Gardnerville ranch on National Register of Historic Places
A northern Nevada ranch has been added to the National Register of Historic Places
After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue
The dry spell that began in October is considered “extreme” from southern California to central Kansas.
Dairy West dietitian honored by peers
Dairy West dietitian honored by peers
Chelsea Schoenfelder oversees the nutrition education materials and curriculum provided to all health and school professionals.

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Oregon

Late storms brighten SW Oregon water outlook
Several snow storms in the mountains and rain showers in the valleys during March and into April have been key in improving the region’s water...
Motorist who struck bulls while on meth must pay over $23K
A southern Oregon man has been ordered to pay over $23,000 in restitution for eluding police while high on methamphetamine, crashing through a fence...
Burgerville workers vote to unionize
Vote Expected Soon On Bill To Protect Snake River Dams
Sea lion relocation proves futile in protecting fish at Willamette Falls

Washington

Fruit growers eye frost, pollination
Tree fruit growers in the Northwest, Midwest and East hope to make it through frost season with no major losses. Poor pollination weather may make...
Moore retires as Washington AgForestry program director
Deborah Moore retires from the Washington Agriculture and Education Foundation’s AgForestry program in May after 11 years. A farewell for...
Specialists evaluating slide risks in southwest Washington
Burgerville workers vote to unionize
Vote Expected Soon On Bill To Protect Snake River Dams

Idaho

Nominations open for Young Cattle Producer Conference
The three-day conference is free but participation is limited to 20. The deadline for participant nominations is May 10.
Vote Expected Soon On Bill To Protect Snake River Dams
Breaching the Lower Snake River dams in southeastern Washington has been a heated debate for decades.
Mill 95 hop processor thrives after first-season challenges
Dairy West dietitian honored by peers
Sheep head to high country for summer grazing

California

After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue
The dry spell that began in October is considered “extreme” from southern California to central Kansas.
Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears
The outbreak has infected 53 people in 16 states.
Wildfire scorches hundreds of acres in eastern California
Retired rancher recalls clash with imported elk
Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

Montana

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears
The outbreak has infected 53 people in 16 states.
Passing motorist rescues woman trapped in Montana flood
A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman trapped on top her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana
Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana
Snowmelt floods roads, fields along Montana Hi-Line
Montana health officials investigating E. coli cases

Nevada

Gardnerville ranch on National Register of Historic Places
A northern Nevada ranch has been added to the National Register of Historic Places
After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue
The dry spell that began in October is considered “extreme” from southern California to central Kansas.
Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency
Nevada forestry division gets $1M ahead of wildfire season
Late-season atmospheric river storm takes aim at California