USDA Meteorologists are raising alarms over low snowpacks in key Northwestern watersheds that may lead to water shortages and disrupt spring or summer planting.
U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced the DAMN Act to address debates over management of the Lower Snake River Dams.
From Sea Monkeys to Global Exports: Let’s dive into Utah’s fascinating Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Co-Op!
Ever wonder about the tiny creatures known as sea monkeys? Dive into the fascinating world of brine shrimp at the Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Co-Op in Utah.
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey discusses ongoing drought-related water storage issues with the Colorado River Basin and low snowpack levels in the Sierra Nevada.
In part five of his blog series, “Top 10 Developments in Ag Law and Tax in 2023,” Roger McEowen tackles issue number three, California’s Prop 12 pork regulations.
In a recent statement, California State Representative James Gallagher says Prop 12 not only impacts pork producers but agriculture as a whole, and emphasizes the need for producers and consumers to co-exist.
Challenges Continue: How are federal agencies tackling drought in ag communities along Colorado River
RFD-TV’s own Christina Loren reports that after years of hearings, Western Caucus members are finally witnessing federal agencies take action.
Colorado River Drought Task Force unveils recommendations as winter storms pose new challenges in the region
As winter weather embraces the Colorado River Basin, new recommendations from the Colorado River Drought Task Force have not been well received by all.
Exploring the legislative challenges of sustainable water management in California’s lower Rio Grande Valley
The California water supply continues to be a focal point, sharing the spotlight with significant legislative issues facing state lawmakers this session.
NWSS kicked off with nearly 108,000 attendees during the opening weekend, continuing a Colorado tradition since 1906.
The Sierra Nevada snow, vital for two-thirds of the state’s residents and irrigated farmland, is facing a drastic decline compared to the robust snowpack of the previous year.
Win for Winter Wheat: The benefits and concerns for producers after a warmer December across the U.S.
Mild conditions this December have provided the best-growing conditions for winter wheat in a while, but according to USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey, unfortunately, that weather windfall brings with it future concerns for farmers.
Idaho Farm Bureau’s 2023 Excellence Awardees forge a harmonious family life built on a passion for ranching
Meet the Andrus who believe that hard work is one of the best starts to a successful life. Together, they work at his family ranch and started their own ranching operation.
CAPCA CEO shines a light on the group’s passion for sustainable pest management in California agriculture
California Association of Pest Control Advisers CEO provides an update on the pest control industry and the group’s ongoing commitment to sustainability.
Biden Administration unveils $1 billion plan to restore Columbia River System’s threatened fish populations
While not yet calling to remove four federal hydroelectric dams along the lower Snake River, which the Biden-Harris Administration inextricably links to the depletion fish populations in the Basin—one part of the initiative will fund studies exploring how to offset impacts to agribusiness if they are breached.
Countdown to Prop 12: Canadian Pork Council voices confusion & dismay ahead of impending California law
According to the Canadian Pork Council (CPC), producers are willing to comply with US-Canada trade agreements and rules set by the USDA — but insist they cannot bend to the regulatory will of 50 individual U.S. States.
Washington dairy producer proudly builds upon his family’s century-long commitment to raising Holsteins
For over a century, Skyhart Farms in Washington State has not only witnessed breathtaking views but has also woven a narrative of dedication, hard work, and a profound love for U.S. Registered Holsteins.
The Fruits of His Labor: California’s 2023 YF&R Award winner reflects on a decade of innovation in produce
In San Joaquin County, Jake Samuel, California’s recent Young Farmers & Ranchers awardee reflects on a decade marked by persistent efforts and strategic decisions in fruit production.
At the heart of High Sierra Ag lies a duo of unlikely heroes: Waylon and Willie, a couple of Outlaws turned farm guardians, who recently earned the prestigious title of 2023 California Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year.
Rural elementary school leads the charge in California teaching STEM through the lens of local agriculture
Embark on a journey just 20 minutes outside Fresno, California, where Fairmont Elementary School, is redefining education through an innovative agricultural lens.