- Aquaculture association buys Port Graham hatchery Updated: Apr-17-14 6:13 am
- State help for Northern Beef was about $4.3M Updated: Apr-16-14 7:21 pm
- Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not Updated: Apr-16-14 3:07 pm
- Cool, wet spring may ease western Plains drought Updated: Apr-16-14 12:29 pm
- Grower: early SC peach crop hit by March freeze Updated: Apr-16-14 8:58 am
- Executive cleared in Dallas slaughterhouse case Updated: Apr-16-14 7:11 am
- Goehring awards first grape and wine grants Updated: Apr-16-14 7:04 am
- Millstone goat farmer admits improper care Updated: Apr-16-14 6:34 am
- Officials celebrate Delmarva poultry industry Updated: Apr-16-14 4:19 am
- Ag officials push Florida grapefruit overseas Updated: Apr-16-14 3:04 am
- Farmers off to slow start planting corn crop Updated: Apr-15-14 5:20 pm
- State says pig virus found on 93 farms in Michigan Updated: Apr-15-14 4:52 pm
- Texas Crop Report Updated: Apr-15-14 4:12 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-15-14 2:44 pm
- Spring wheat, barley seeding behind average in SD Updated: Apr-15-14 10:03 am
- Japan pro-whaling lobby vows to continue hunts Updated: Apr-15-14 9:56 am
- Bat-killing fungus spreads in Georgia Updated: Apr-15-14 8:10 am
- SDSU prof: Cattle feeding margins move into black Updated: Apr-15-14 5:19 am
- Rancher inspects cattle after showdown with feds Updated: Apr-14-14 9:14 pm
- Rain, cold slow Illinois corn planting Updated: Apr-14-14 5:47 pm
- Spring fieldwork off to late start in Minnesota Updated: Apr-14-14 4:34 pm
- Hoeven: BNSF pledges to speed fertilizer delivery Updated: Apr-14-14 3:28 pm
- Mid-April freeze threatens fruit trees Updated: Apr-14-14 2:53 pm
- Chinese pork giant plans IPO to raise up to $5.3B Updated: Apr-14-14 12:59 pm
- Northern Ariz. fire reaches 75 percent containment Updated: Apr-14-14 12:16 pm
KENAI, Alaska - A lower Cook Inlet fish hatchery idle since 2007 has been sold.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers plant in northeast South Dakota have tossed out figures for taxpayer losses ranging from nothing to $80 million, but a breakdown from state agencies shows the actual number is closer to $4.3 million.
WASHINGTON - Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
PIERRE, South Dakota - A spring forecast of above-average rainfall in parts of the Plains region is raising hopes for a break in drought conditions plaguing much of the area.
AIKEN, South Carolina - Peach lovers may have to wait a while this year. Growers say a late March freeze caused major damage in the Aiken area and the fruit might be scarce until July.
DALLAS - Dallas prosecutors have dropped charges against one of two executives of a local slaughterhouse they accused of dumping pig's blood into a creek along the Trinity River.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded North Dakota's first research grants to support and promote the state's grape and wine industry.
MILLSTONE, New Jersey - The Monmouth County man who owns a goat farm has been told to thin the herd after he admitted improperly caring for animals.
SALISBURY, Maryland - Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region's poultry industry.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida grapefruit will be featured on Outback Steakhouse menus in South Korea, underscoring the fruit's popularity in that country.
ST. LOUIS - Most years about this time, northern Illinois farmer Monty Whipple, like so many Midwest growers, would be riding high in his monstrous planter, kicking up dust while sowing corn in hundreds of acres. But this spring has kept him sidelined, and he's anything but alone.
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - A virus that kills piglets at an alarming rate has been found on 93 farms in Michigan, the state agriculture department says.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of April 15:
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Planting of spring wheat and barley is lagging behind the average pace in South Dakota.
TOKYO - Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members vowed Tuesday to continue whale hunts despite a world court ruling that ordered the country to halt its Antarctic whaling program.
CLAYTON, Georgia - Black Diamond Tunnel sits just outside the city of Clayton in the northeast corner of Georgia.
BROOKINGS, South Dakota - A South Dakota State University adjunct economics professor says cattle feeding margins moved back into the black in the first quarter of 2014 after nearly three years of deep losses.
RENO, Nevada - A Nevada rancher said Monday he's trying to determine if federal agents damaged his cattle when the animals were rounded up then released in a showdown with angry protesters over a decades-long dispute about rangeland rights.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - State agriculture officials say wet, cold weather has kept Illinois farmers out of their fields this spring. Only 1 percent of the corn crop has been planted.
MINNEAPOLIS - Spring fieldwork is getting off to a late start because of winter's stubborn grip on Minnesota but farmers say their yields shouldn't be hurt as long as they can get into their fields soon after Easter.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - BNSF Railway Co. has promised to add more trains to ensure timely delivery of fertilizer for spring planting, Sen. John Hoeven said Monday.
ST. LOUIS - The winter that just won't quit has one more punch for the nation's Heartland - a cold front bringing a brief return to sub-freezing weather, creating concerns for growers of apples, peaches, grapes and other fruit.
HONG KONG - China's WH Group, which became the world's biggest pork company after buying Smithfield Foods of the U.S. last year, said Monday it plans to raise up to $5.3 billion in an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - A wildfire in the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff near the Canyon Vista Campground has been downgraded and some of the assigned crews are being released for duty elsewhere.