For decades there have been concerns that foreign investors are buying up farmland in the United States.
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A historic barn near the Teton Mountains in Wyoming. Neighboring Teton County, Idaho, has seen huge foreign investments in farmland.
YAKIMA, Wash. — Two major creditors Wednesday dropped their opposition to the sale of Easterday farms, clearing the way for the Mormon church to buy an Eastern Washington family farm brought down by debt and fraud.
Scout Clean Energy of Boulder, Colo., would lease 72,295 acres. While 6,860 acres would be “permanently impacted,” the rest could remain in agricultural production, according to the company’s application to the Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council.
A bill in the Oregon Legislature would allow some unproductive farmland near the Idaho border to be rezoned for 2-acre residential lots.
BOARDMAN — Farmland between Boardman and Hermiston is growing into its potential thanks to the completion of a long-awaited water project in May.
A barge heads west on the Columbia River after being loaded with grain at the Port of Morrow.
The planned expansion of Oregon’s Port of Morrow onto 90 acres of farmland has hit a roadblock after a key rezoning decision was overturned.