While some hop varieties suffer from heat and drought in Washington's Yakima Valley, the industry anticipates a larger crop because of increased acreage. Click here for full story.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The world will need an additional 45 billion pounds of milk by 2020, offering a lot of opportunity for U.S. exporters. Consistency and the ability to withstand downturns will be key factors for success. Click here for full story.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Monday, July 27, 2015
The bill scheduled for a vote Thursday is backed by the food industry, which has fought state labeling efforts around the country. So far, Vermont is the only state set to require the labels. Click here for full story.
Friday, July 24, 2015
The West is experiencing low stream flows but the summer dry season is far from over, so drought conditions are expected to become more severe. Click here for full story.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A barred owl removal study doesn't violate environmental laws, a federal judge ruled. Click here for full story.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Monday, July 20, 2015
As retaliatory tariffs loom, Canadian trade officials are urging the U.S. Senate to follow the House of Representatives' lead in voting to repeal mandatory country-of-origin labeling of meat. Click here for full story.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Rain forecasts have Washington State University wheat breeder Arron Carter cautioning about possible sprout damage. Click here for full story.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The regional head of the Environmental Protection Agency says he is willing to allow states or other agencies to take the lead when they have programs that are working. Click here for full story.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife updates its efforts to prevent wolf attacks on livestock the same day it confirms depredations in northeast corner of the state. Click here for full story.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Some ranchers and agricultural leaders remain concerned about a proposal to make Craters of the Moon National Monument a national park. Click here for full story.
Monday, July 13, 2015
A recent vote in a U.S. House subcommittee bodes well for the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois, Idaho. Click here for full story.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Valley Cooperative and Valley Wide Cooperative are moving forward with details of a merger after their members recently overwhelmingly voted to support it. Click here for full story.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Washington State University's dryland research station is considering ways farmers can add winter peas into their crop rotations. Click here for full story.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Monday, July 06, 2015
The Idaho Barley Commission has invited other barley producing states to work closely together on important issues, including research and transportation infrastructure. Click here for full story.
Friday, July 03, 2015
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Businesses using the Columbia River have invested hundreds of millions of dollars since a 2010 project to deepen the 110-mile lower navigation channel from 40 feet to 43 feet, according to a study by the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association and the Port of Portland. For full story click here.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Fall potato acres are up in the Northwest and nationwide, according to new numbers from the USDA and United Potato Growers of America. Click here for full story.http://www.capitalpress.com/Nation_World/Nation/20150630/us-potato-acreage-up-nass-reports