Oregon Tilth helps fund OSU organic Extension position
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Oregon Tilth helps fund OSU organic Extension position
Oregon State's small farms center forms a funding partnership with Oregon Tilth, which does USDA organic certification.

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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
U.S. cattle prices continue to erode as supplies rise
U.S. cattle prices continue to erode as supplies rise
While feeder cattle prices have seen a recent improvement, live cattle and calf prices continue under pressure.
Merger of world’s biggest beer makers clears final hurdle
The combined company will control almost a third of the global beer market.
Washington watchdog gives What’s Upstream more time
Washington watchdog gives What’s Upstream more time
The Washington Public Disclosure Commission has given What's Upstream until Oct. 17 to respond to allegations it broke state law by failing to register as a grass-roots lobbying organization.
Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets
Tyson says “a small number” of consumers contacted the company after finding small pieces of plastic in the chicken.
California heat wave intensifies wildfire
The blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose destroyed two houses and charred more than 3 square miles of dry brush and timber.
Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
Infected animals should be killed and burned, the area disinfected, and animals should not be raised within 30 kilometers (19 miles) for one year.
Defense gets its turn at Oregon refuge standoff trial
Defense lawyers are expected to begin their case Wednesday by recalling several law enforcement officers who testified for the government.
Attorney fees denied in Josephine County GMO lawsuit
Attorney fees denied in Josephine County GMO lawsuit
Supporters of Josephine County's GMO ban won't have to pay the attorney fees of farmers who defeated the ordinance in court.
Cheese, butter prices mixed
Cheese, butter prices mixed
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy industry news.

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Oregon Tilth helps fund OSU organic Extension position
Oregon State's small farms center forms a funding partnership with Oregon Tilth, which does USDA organic certification.
Heavy rains a mixed blessing for Idaho growers
Recent rain storms throughout Idaho have been timely for some growers and a hindrance to others seeking to harvest potatoes or plant fall grains.
Hop supply catching up to demand
Washington watchdog gives What’s Upstream more time
California heat wave intensifies wildfire

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Pacific port parties to talk contract
The Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore and Warehouse Union say they will start talking about extending their contract.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
U.S. cattle prices continue to erode as supplies rise
Merger of world’s biggest beer makers clears final hurdle
Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets

Ag Sectors

Oregon Tilth helps fund OSU organic Extension position
Oregon State's small farms center forms a funding partnership with Oregon Tilth, which does USDA organic certification.
Heavy rains a mixed blessing for Idaho growers
Recent rain storms throughout Idaho have been timely for some growers and a hindrance to others seeking to harvest potatoes or plant fall grains.
Hop supply catching up to demand
U.S. cattle prices continue to erode as supplies rise
Washington watchdog gives What’s Upstream more time

Opinion

The Monsanto-Bayer merger and ‘Big Ag’
The proposed sale of Monsanto to Bayer will get a thorough vetting.
Farmers get a chance to rate the Capital Press
Capital Press staffers ask some of our readers how we can do a better job.
Boards, commissions must represent all of Oregon
Monumental damage in Malheur County
Klamath dam removal vote a victory for citizens

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