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Ag Fest to honor three groups for their ag efforts
Ag Fest to honor three groups for their ag efforts
College Hill High School in Corvallis, Echo FFA and the North Powder Farm to School Program will receive awards Sunday at Ag Fest.

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Wildfire scorches hundreds of acres in eastern California
A wildfire has scorched hundreds of acres in the Owens Valley below the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada and disrupted traffic on U.S. 395
Asparagus farmers balance bigger yields, higher costs
Asparagus farmers balance bigger yields, higher costs
Washington asparagus farmers have to balance labor and seed costs with bigger yields and higher prices. The industry won’t feel the effects of paid sick leave until next year, says farmer Gary Larsen, chairman of the state asparagus commission.
Western Innovator: Understanding cattle genes
Western Innovator: Understanding cattle genes
UI researchers combine genetics, physiology research on beef cattle
Wolves’ presence in SW Oregon changes everything for ranchers
Wolves’ presence in SW Oregon changes everything for ranchers
Experts say OR54 will probably form a pack and wildlife services would be limited.
Potato stocks on par with previous year
Potato stocks on par with previous year
Potato shrinkage and loss, disappearance are down from a year ago due to a smaller crop.
Temperature swings throw ‘curveball’ at SW Oregon tree fruit
Temperature swings throw ‘curveball’ at SW Oregon tree fruit
January’s temperatures were slightly warmer than normal and early February featured eight days of spring-like weather that was followed by a hard freeze.
Looming trade issue opens doors for Oregon hazelnuts
Looming trade issue opens doors for Oregon hazelnuts
Report leads Chinese consul general to invite Oregon hazelnut representatives for meeting.
Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana
Blaine, Hill counties have issued their own disaster declarations with multiple roads washed out and farmland covered by water.
High court grills Washington lawyers on tribal treaty rights
High court grills Washington lawyers on tribal treaty rights
Supreme Court tries to pin down what consittutes "substantial degradation" of fish runs
Oregon regulators challenge county’s rural housing zone
Oregon regulators challenge county’s rural housing zone
A land use change in Oregon’s Douglas County allowing 20-acre home sites on 22,500 acres of farm and forestland has been appealed by state regulators and a conservation group.

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Oregon

Ag Fest to honor three groups for their ag efforts
College Hill High School in Corvallis, Echo FFA and the North Powder Farm to School Program will receive awards Sunday at Ag Fest.
After 15 years, ranchers, government defeat anti-grazing lawsuit
An environmentalist lawsuit filed 15 years ago against livestock grazing in Oregon’s Malheur National Forest has been dismissed by a federal...
Spud farm’s bankruptcy case dismissed
Wolves’ presence in SW Oregon changes everything for ranchers
Potato stocks on par with previous year

Washington

Asparagus farmers balance bigger yields, higher costs
Washington asparagus farmers have to balance labor and seed costs with bigger yields and higher prices. The industry won’t feel the effects of...
Potato stocks on par with previous year
Potato shrinkage and loss, disappearance are down from a year ago due to a smaller crop.
High court grills Washington lawyers on tribal treaty rights
Invasion of the power snatchers
Snohomish Conservation District honors farmers

Idaho

Western Innovator: Understanding cattle genes
UI researchers combine genetics, physiology research on beef cattle
Potato stocks on par with previous year
Potato shrinkage and loss, disappearance are down from a year ago due to a smaller crop.
Deal approves $216 million for Idaho utility’s expenses
Producer targets big-ranch market by using genetics
Threatened ground squirrel may impact dam project

California

Wildfire scorches hundreds of acres in eastern California
A wildfire has scorched hundreds of acres in the Owens Valley below the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada and disrupted traffic on U.S. 395
Retired rancher recalls clash with imported elk
Retired California rancher recalls own high-profile battle against elk
Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency
Opposition to immigrant sanctuary spreading in California
Billionaire seeks to split California into 3 states

Montana

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
Blaine, Hill counties have issued their own disaster declarations with multiple roads washed out and farmland covered by water.
Snowmelt floods roads, fields along Montana Hi-Line
Montana health officials investigating E. coli cases
Idaho to hold public meetings on possible grizzly bear hunt

Nevada

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency
For years, desperate patients and parents have pushed for wider access to medical marijuana products.
Nevada forestry division gets $1M ahead of wildfire season
Nevada officials have added more than $1 million to the state's Division of Forestry's budget in preparation for this year's wildfire season
Late-season atmospheric river storm takes aim at California