Meteorologist Nic Loyd says the weather could turn around by mid-2016. Click here for full story.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
The 2014 survey of organic farms in the U.S. shows the top 10 states for organic sales -- including California, Washington and Oregon -- account for 78 percent of sales nationwide. Click here for full story.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Interior Secretary Jewell and others have called the public and private land collaboration a new model for conservation. Click here for full story.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Good feed supply and lower feed prices will benefit cattle producers in the months ahead, but feed yards will continue to see losses and cow-calf producers and stockers will be dealing with lower prices for cattle. Click here for full story.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The Farm Service Agency has extended emergency grazing on CRP lands in Washington from Sept. 30 to Dec. 15 which will help ranchers who lost fall pastures to wildfires. Click here for full story.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Dry bean harvest in Idaho is about two weeks ahead of normal and growers anticipate average to above average yields and quality. Click here for full story.
Whitman County, Wash., farmer given option of paying $100 to settle charge he illegally killed a wolf. Click here for full story.
Friday, September 18, 2015
The vast majority of the 1.6 million acres — nearly 2,600 square miles — that burned in Oregon, Idaho and Washington this year are federally owned, data show, with large swaths of that public land used as rangeland for livestock grazing. Click here for full story.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
http://www.capitalpress.com/Research/20150911/research-opens-door-to-new-types-of-insecticidesA Cornell University professor has demonstrated insecticides that target only specific bugs by turning off specific genes are more durable in the field than previously suspected. Click here for full story.
Monday, September 14, 2015
An early start may mean an early finish of the normally three-month Washington apple harvest. There's a lot of small fruit and some quality issues because of prolonged, excessive heat in June. Click here for full story.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Mexican dry bean industry leaders on a four-day trade visit to Idaho said they were impressed with the quality of bean seed and the measures that are in place to certify it is disease-free. Click here for full story
Precipitation dampened large wildfires in Okanogan County, Wash., a large backburn was avoided and the U.S. Interior Department secretary visited. Locals told her forests need better management. Click here for full story.