News | Agriculture | NW Life | Nation | localNPR | March 22, 2017 3:41 p.m.
Immigration lawyers are getting a wave of calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." The farmers are worried that they'll lose their existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
local | News | Agriculture | EnvironmentMedford Mail Tribune | March 14, 2017 12:42 p.m.
Medford already has exceeded the annual average precipitation total with 21.04 inches since Oct. 1, when the water year began, and is 8.31 inches above the normal count for this time of year.
Business | News | Agriculture | localCapital Press | March 11, 2017 3:22 p.m. | Nyssa, Oregon
The region’s vibrant onion industry is rushing to rebuild their storage and packing facilities after 4 feet of snow and ice crushed the buildings and destroyed the onions and equipment inside.
local | News | Agriculture | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | March 3, 2017 7:11 p.m.
Wine scientists and grape growers will converge in the Tri-Cities, Washington, next week to talk about how to produce high-quality wine when the climate is getting more extreme.
Agriculture | Health | Environment | News | Food | Nation | localAP | March 1, 2017 8:03 a.m. | Boise
Three types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat, federal officials announced.
A lawsuit filed by salmon advocates calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to pick up where it left off in 2003 in considering steps to lower temperatures in the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Politics | Agriculture | Health | Environment | News | Food | localCapital Press | Feb. 22, 2017 8:18 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
The Oregon Department of Agriculture performs 500 inspections a year to ensure food manufacturers are following federal sanitation standards and other regulations, for which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration pays the agency $700,000.
News | Agriculture | localNorthwest News Network | Feb. 1, 2017 6:15 p.m.
During winter's coldest months, snow can protect winter wheat like a blanket on a bed. But if it hangs around too long it can cause problems.