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February 01, 2015

USDA organic survey under way

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting a survey of organic agriculture in the United States.
January 31, 2015

Farmed Smart certification offers regulatory "safe harbor," leader says

KENNEWICK, Wash.—The Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association is looking for farmers to sign up for a new certification program that will provide farmers a “safe harbor” from some regulatory agencies.
January 30, 2015

Montag introduces GEN II Nutrient Metering System

Montag Manufacturing, a leading provider of nutrient placement solutions, today announced the introduction of the GEN II Nutrient Metering System.
January 30, 2015

$1.53M would support Idaho ag research

BOISE—Gov. Butch Otter’s request for an additional $1.53 million in ongoing funding for University of Idaho’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences could significantly boost the university’s ag research and extension efforts.
January 29, 2015

"Dryland" makes waves across region

The documentary film “Dryland” will be shown at 8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Spokane International Film Festival and its producers say screenings are planned around the Pacific Northwest.
January 29, 2015

TTIP features complex negotiations

An adviser for U.S. agriculture says Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations are very complex but potential benefits for both the U.S. and the European Union are great.
January 28, 2015

Sweetener Users Association praises ITC examination of Mexico agreements

The Sweetener Users Association on Friday praised the International Trade Commission’s formal announcement that it will examine the agreements between the United States and Mexico suspending the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of Mexica
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