A new rule to protect Washington apple orchards from a pest could derail the yard waste recycling program in Spokane.
Oregon's city and county leaders are scrambling to understand how electricity supplies will be affected by power-hogging indoor marijuana growers after recreational pot becomes legal in the state.
Health | News | Food | Business | AgricultureAP | Feb. 25, 2015 11:01 a.m.
Oregon is among 30 states that allow the sale of unpasteurized milk, but it sets tight restrictions. A law on the books since the 1950s says sellers of raw milk can't advertise.
Owners of five Yakima Valley dairy farms have agreed to line their manure lagoons — a costly safeguard against groundwater contamination that environmentalists have been seeking for years.
News | Business | AgricultureAP | Feb. 10, 2015 9:25 a.m.
The 2014 wine grape harvest in Washington totaled a record 227,000 tons, an 8 percent increase over the year before, the industry reported.
News | local | Economy | AgricultureOPB | Feb. 3, 2015 3:11 p.m.
Potato farmers in Eastern Oregon have lost an important contract with Heinz. That's the company that owns the Ore-Ida brand.
News | Health | AgricultureAP | Jan. 30, 2015 9:09 a.m.
The state Department of Agriculture imposed a poultry quarantine Thursday in part of Okanogan County after avian flu was discovered in turkeys and pheasants.
News | Health | AgricultureAP | Jan. 29, 2015 9:22 a.m.
Demand for farmworker safety classes is high because retailers increasingly rely on private auditors to visit processors, packers and farms throughout the world to verify good environmental stewardship and worker protections.