Stories tagged: farmland
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
Guest Opinion: Morton Alexander and Chrys Ostrander: Keep sewage sludge off farmland
Old enabling legislation deemed biosolids a “beneficial resource” and mandated Ecology to promote its use, making the department a booster of this dubious practice rather than a credible regulator in …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Northwest sees increases in estimated farmland values
Agricultural land values in Idaho, Oregon and Washington increased this year while the national average remained unchanged.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
Idaho to continue buying timberland and farmland
Idaho officials have decided to continue buying timberland and farmland to generate revenue for public schools following a financial consultant’s review of the state’s reinvestment plan.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2013
Private wells aren’t able to keep up with increased demand
You don’t have to tell Val and Susan Taylor about the misery of running out of water. For 25 years, they hauled water to their home, flushed toilets sparingly, took …
Sat., July 16, 2011
Fertile fields for profit
Braden Janowski has never planted seeds or brought in a harvest. He doesn’t even own overalls. Yet when 430 acres of Michigan cornfields was auctioned last summer, it was Janowski, …