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Washington Farm Bureau joins carbon cap lawsuit.
Energy companies and business groups, including the Washington Farm Bureau, are suing to overturn Gov. Jay Inslee’s carbon cap, claiming the governor has exceeded his authority and imposed a climate-change policy that violates state and federal constitutions and will actually harm the environ
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RMA says falling numbers discounts will continue to be part of wheat 10-year production averages.
SPOKANE — The USDA Risk Management Agency has denied Northwest wheat farmers’ request for an easing of procedures related to falling number.Grain elevators use the Hagberg-Perten falling number test to measure starch damage due to sprouting. A low falling number indicates a high level
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The rise of the 'Great State of Ada' worries Idaho farmers.
BOISE — In rural Idaho, farmers often refer to the Boise area, which is in Ada County, as “the Great State of Ada.”It’s not a term of endearment.As the state’s population center rapidly shifts to the Boise area, Idahoans involved in agriculture see the prospect of
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Probably everything you want to know about candidates' positions on issues of interest to farmers and ranchers.
This week the American Farm Bureau Federation released answers Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have submitted on questions concerning farm policy, regulatory reform, environmental laws and other issues important to farmers and ranchers.Clinton’s campaign responded in the third person, while
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Oregon Tilth helps fund new OSU organic Extension position.
In a move that highlights the growing influence of organic agriculture in the state, the Oregon non-profit that issues USDA certification will help fund an organic Extension program at Oregon State University.In academic circles, at least, the decision is significant. Oregon Tilth will provide $100,
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What's Upstream given more time to answer charge it failed to register as lobby organization.
What’s Upstream has until Oct. 17 to answer allegations that the federally funded campaign for new limits on Washington agriculture should have registered as a grass-roots lobbying organization, a spokeswoman for the Washington Public Disclosure Commission said Tuesday.The PDC originally gave
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Lawsuit over Organics board procedures will move forward.
A federal judge has rejected the USDA’s request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the agency unlawfully changed how synthetic substances are evaluated for organic production.Last year, a group of 14 organic and environmental organizations filed the lawsuit against USDA, arguing the agency has eff
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'Geeks meet dirt' — how new company wants to use technology to solve your farm problems.
CALDWELL, Idaho — A new Idaho company that matches the state’s farm and hi-tech industries hopes to develop solutions that will save farmers money and boost productivity.The company, Kairosys, matches the agricultural knowledge of vineyard owner and bee scientist Ron Bitner with the te
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Two more calves have been attacked in northeastern Washington, including one by the wolfpack targeted for elimination.
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Idaho growers say late rains are mixed blessing.
ARBON VALLEY, Idaho — Recent heavy rainstorms throughout Idaho have stretched the irrigation supply for some growers, following a dry summer, and supplied the necessary soil moisture for dryland farmers to plant fall grains. The return of moisture to the state has been a mixed blessing for ot
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Good news for brewers: Hop supplies might be catching up to demand.
YAKIMA, Wash. — Pacific Northwest hop growers are wrapping up nearly two months of harvest of a good crop with minimal mildew and pre-harvest stocks at just 2 percent ahead of last year.That shows supply is closer to equilibrium with demand after years of lagging behind, says Pete Mahony, dir
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Cattle prices erode as supplies increase.
Rising beef supplies and large supplies of competing proteins are eroding prices on fed cattle headed for slaughter, and market volatility continues to be the focal point of the U.S. market.In their latest beef quarterly report, Rabobank analysts said meeting the bank’s third-quarter forecast
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