U.S. ag needs common sense regulatory reform
U.S. ag needs common sense regulatory reform
Farmers and ranchers believe regulations are needed to protect public health, food safety, worker safety, environmental quality and market fairness. They also believe the regulatory system needs to be fair, transparent and faithful to the will of...

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Montana’s Breaks monument ‘likely’ will not be changed
Interior Secretary Zinke has been acting out President Donald Trump’s directive to review all monuments larger than 156 square miles that were created since 1996.
Crews fight lightning-caused wildfires across southern Idaho
Fire officials in southern Idaho say quick responses to more than 20 wildfires sparked by thunderstorms in recent days have helped prevent small fires from turning into the type of giant fires that have scorched the region in recent decades
Firefighters battle wildfires in Arizona, Utah, California
Firefighters battle wildfires in Arizona, Utah, California
An Arizona wildfire is burning through a dense forest and has forced hundreds of people from their homes
Monsanto beats Street 3Q forecasts
Monsanto tops 3Q net income and revenue expectations
ABC, meat producer settle in $1.9B ‘pink slime’ libel suit
Beef Products Inc. sued ABC in 2012, saying ABC’s coverage misled consumers into believing the product is unsafe.
UI reports light potato psyllid pressure
UI reports light potato psyllid pressure
Some Idaho farmers are saving a bit of money on insecticidal sprays due to light potato psyllid pressure.
U.S. apple crop forecast up slightly
U.S. apple crop forecast up slightly
The U.S. apple crop in 2017 will be up 2 percent from 2016, according to the first industry estimate that occurred June 27 in New York.
New Washington state dairy ambassadors selected
New Washington state dairy ambassadors selected
The new state dairy ambassador and alternates will visit schools, attend local and state fairs, appear at Washington Interscholastic Activities Association events and many more activities promoting the health and nutrition benefits of dairy products.
U.S. Wheat seminar builds relationships with Asian buyers
U.S. Wheat seminar builds relationships with Asian buyers
Washington Grain Commission board member Dana Herron recently spoke to overseas buyers during a U.S. Wheat Associates procurement seminar. More emphasis needs to be placed on building relationships with wheat buyers and end-users, Herron said.
Harsh 2017 winter will result in reduced Idaho wine grape crop
Harsh 2017 winter will result in reduced Idaho wine grape crop
Idaho’s total wine grape harvest is expected to be down significantly this year as a result of bitter cold January temperatures that damaged vines in the heart of Idaho wine country.

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Farmers, ODA clear the air for eclipse viewers
Farmers have agreed not to burn their fields either the weekend before the eclipse or on Monday, Aug. 21.
3 fires in Wenatchee area burning 36.7 square miles
Three wildfires burning in grasslands south of Wenatchee, Washington, had grown to approximately 36.7 square miles (95 square kilometers), but had...
Montana’s Breaks monument ‘likely’ will not be changed
Crews fight lightning-caused wildfires across southern Idaho
UI reports light potato psyllid pressure

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3 fires in Wenatchee area burning 36.7 square miles
Three wildfires burning in grasslands south of Wenatchee, Washington, had grown to approximately 36.7 square miles (95 square kilometers), but had...
General Mills beats Street 4Q forecasts
The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods posted revenue of $3.81 billion in the period.
Montana’s Breaks monument ‘likely’ will not be changed
Crews fight lightning-caused wildfires across southern Idaho
Monsanto beats Street 3Q forecasts

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3 fires in Wenatchee area burning 36.7 square miles
Three wildfires burning in grasslands south of Wenatchee, Washington, had grown to approximately 36.7 square miles (95 square kilometers), but had...
Montana’s Breaks monument ‘likely’ will not be changed
Interior Secretary Zinke has been acting out President Donald Trump’s directive to review all monuments larger than 156 square miles that were...
Crews fight lightning-caused wildfires across southern Idaho
ABC, meat producer settle in $1.9B ‘pink slime’ libel suit
U.S. apple crop forecast up slightly

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U.S. ag needs common sense regulatory reform
Farmers and ranchers believe regulations are needed to protect public health, food safety, worker safety, environmental quality and market fairness.
Idaho Wheat Commission right on royalties
Farmers want the University of Idaho to plow most wheat royalties into the breeding program.
Washington apple industry’s new super star
Renewable Fuels Standard should be protected
GE developers should be held accountable

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