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Desert tortoise faces uncertain future amid Bundy conflict
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Desert tortoise faces uncertain future amid Bundy conflict
It all began with the tortoise.

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New business lines needed to subsidize Portland container shipping
New business lines needed to subsidize Portland container shipping
A new report has concluded the Port of Portland’s Terminal 6 container facility needs to diversify its function to survive.
Study: Farmer input critical in creating water plans
Study: Farmer input critical in creating water plans
A pair of scientists assert California officials and researchers should get more input from farmers as they develop sustainability plans for troubled groundwater basins.
Deal reached in rural Washington state water dispute
The state Senate is scheduled to vote on the water bill and the capital budget Thursday night.
West Coast Cannabis Groups Band Together To Protect Interests
The three associations will share strategies for legalizing marijuana at the federal level.
Yakima approves emergency proclamation ahead of landslide
A city in central Washington state issued an emergency proclamation in response to a mass of rock and soil crawling down a ridge that officials say could turn into a landslide
Longtime Idaho representative won’t seek re-election
Considered a legislative expert on water issues, Raybould says his work on the topic is among his top contributions to state policy.
Potato farmer reflects on 50 years of ups, downs
Potato farmer reflects on 50 years of ups, downs
Speaking at the University of Idaho’s 2018 Eastern Idaho Potato Conference, Doug Gross reflected on a “very wild ride.”
H-2A rule changes may come
H-2A rule changes may come
The best avenue to change the H-2A-visa foreign guestworker program may be administrative rules, a labor attorney and former Bush administration official says.
Idaho Legislature has full slate of ag bills
Idaho Legislature has full slate of ag bills
Several bills that could impact Idaho’s agricultural industry will be introduced during the 2018 legislative session, which convened Jan. 8.
Corban University adds agribusiness to list of concentrations
Corban University adds agribusiness to list of concentrations
Corban University, located in Salem, Ore., is looking for 15 students to launch its agribusiness concentration under the Hoff School of Business fall.

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Oregon

Verne Gingerich wins Nut Grower of the Year
Verne Gingerich of Canby, Ore., has received the prestigious Nut Grower of the Year award.
New business lines needed to subsidize Portland container shipping
A new report has concluded the Port of Portland’s Terminal 6 container facility needs to diversify its function to survive.
West Coast Cannabis Groups Band Together To Protect Interests
Corban University adds agribusiness to list of concentrations
Wolves confirmed in Mount Hood National Forest

Washington

Washington Legislature passes Hirst bill
Senate and House then pass 'very fragile' Hirst bill
Washington H-2A guestworker use keeps growing
Usage of H-2A-visa agricultural foreign guestworkers in Washington increased 35 percent last year, 15 percent in 2016 and 30 percent in 2015 as...
Deal reached in rural Washington state water dispute
West Coast Cannabis Groups Band Together To Protect Interests
Yakima approves emergency proclamation ahead of landslide

Idaho

Longtime Idaho representative won’t seek re-election
Considered a legislative expert on water issues, Raybould says his work on the topic is among his top contributions to state policy.
Potato farmer reflects on 50 years of ups, downs
Speaking at the University of Idaho’s 2018 Eastern Idaho Potato Conference, Doug Gross reflected on a “very wild ride.”
Idaho Legislature has full slate of ag bills
Idaho ag department seeks eight new positions in its budget
Federal payments to Idaho agriculture drop 44 percent

California

Desert tortoise faces uncertain future amid Bundy conflict
It all began with the tortoise.
Study: Farmer input critical in creating water plans
A pair of scientists assert California officials and researchers should get more input from farmers as they develop sustainability plans for troubled...
West Coast Cannabis Groups Band Together To Protect Interests
Alaska, Hawaii attorney generals seek pot business banking
Vandals topple Prunedale beehives, kill 200,000 bees

Montana

Standoff rancher draws advocates’ ire, supporters’ cheers
To conservative followers, the plainspoken 71-year-old Cliven Bundy is an icon, but conservation advocates characterize Bundy as an outlaw.
Montana paying for livestock animals killed by lions
The Montana Livestock Loss Board is compensating livestock producers for animals killed by mountain lions
Capitol tree heads back to Montana for possible use in park
Rancher: States, not feds, should manage range lands in West
Ex-seasonal firefighter sentenced for igniting another fire

Nevada

Desert tortoise faces uncertain future amid Bundy conflict
It all began with the tortoise.
Standoff rancher draws advocates’ ire, supporters’ cheers
To conservative followers, the plainspoken 71-year-old Cliven Bundy is an icon, but conservation advocates characterize Bundy as an outlaw.
Judge Orders Malheur Occupation Leader Ryan Payne Back Into Custody In Oregon
Rancher: States, not feds, should manage range lands in West
Rancher Cliven Bundy walks out a free man