drought

Drought compounded by natural disasters for Oregon growers

Oregon made national headlines this spring when the Bureau of Reclamation announced that the Klamath Project, an irrigation system spanning southern O... READ MORE »

Klamath Basin to get $15 million USDA investment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $15 million for a new drought pilot to assist agricultural producers impacted by wo... READ MORE »

USDA authorizes emergency procedures for growers impacted by drought

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is authorizing emergency procedures to help agricultural producers impacted by extreme drought conditions. USDA... READ MORE »

Washington budget includes $22 million for Columbia Basin irrigation projects

The State of Washington's $6 billion capital budget included several irrigation projects supporting the Columbia Basin Project. Funded projects inc... READ MORE »

USDA offering drought-focused incentives for Klamath Basin

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Oregon and California have announced $1.8 million in Environme... READ MORE »

USDA, Department of Interior release statement on drought conditions

In response to worsening drought conditions in the West, including in areas like the Klamath River Basin, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Se... READ MORE »

Much of Pacific NW, Upper Midwest experiencing drought conditions

After a year riddled with pandemic-related challenges, farmers were hoping for an easy, uncomplicated growing season. Unfortunately, for many that ... READ MORE »

Sweet potato crop shows promise as feed, fuel

As some Florida growers try to find new crops and the demand for biofuel stock increases globally, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricul... READ MORE »

Idaho PCN lawsuit moves forward

U.S. District Court Judge Edward J. Lodge has denied a request by the USDA to dismiss a lawsuit by eastern Idaho potato growers seeking to end a quara... READ MORE »

Conservation program helps farmers retain crop nutrients

A new edge-of-field monitoring program allows the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to work with farmers and conservation partners, su... READ MORE »


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