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Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages
Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages
The full appellate panel heard the case after a three-judge appeals panel ruled against the industry but suggested that the full court may want to review its decision. The first panel had ruled that the industry’s claims were unlikely to succeed...

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Camelina shows promise in Eastern Oregon
Camelina shows promise in Eastern Oregon
While Eastern Oregon farmers are facing one of the tightest ever water years in their area this season, field trials at Oregon State University's Malheur County experiment station are showing that camelina could be a source of income for growers when...
East Idaho dryland wheat yields down
East Idaho dryland wheat yields down
Eastern Idaho's dryland wheat farmers say their yields are below normal, but their quality is outstanding.
Agri Beef sues partners in biodiesel venture
An Idaho beef company is suing its partners in a biofuel joint venture.
U.S. cattle on feed continue downward spiral
USDA's latest cattle on feed report shows the declining cattle numbers supporting record-high cattle and beef prices.
Cattle auction boss gets probation in cruelty case
The Los Angeles-based group Mercy for Animals secretly filmed workers kicking and stomping on pigs, hitting emus with a baton and slinging baby goats by the neck and hind legs.
Simplot outlines Innate marketing strategy
The J.R. Simplot Co. expects USDA approval for its genetically modified Innate potatoes within the next two months. Simplot Plant Sciences Director of Commercialization Kerwin Bradley outlined the strategy for marketing the potatoes at the Potato...
Logging advocate to retire from Douglas County job
Robertson, 70, said he is retiring because of his age and the health of his son.
Steam Up commemorates early equipment
Steam Up commemorates early equipment
The Great Oregon Steam-up returns to its Brooks, Ore., home base for another run.
Portland grocery chain carries non-GMO chicken
Portland's New Seasons Markets will carry chicken labelel non-GMO.
Court upholds FDA’s animal antiobiotic plan
A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration doesn't have to begin the process of withdrawing antibiotics from subtherapeutic use in animal agriculture.

Livestock

Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages
California growers converting rice straw to cattle feed
Fire claims hundreds of homes, cattle
Agri Beef sues partners in biodiesel venture
U.S. cattle on feed continue downward spiral

Dairy

California growers converting rice straw to cattle feed
Class I milk price $4.99 above 2013
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Technology turns manure into clean water
Canadian co-op buys Davisco Foods

Energy

Agri Beef sues partners in biodiesel venture
Idaho soy, canola demanded for crushing plant
New Idaho hydro generation unit delayed

FFA

Livestock camps prepare kids for fair time

Horses

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues
Santa Clara County sees spike in West Nile cases
BLM: Budget constraints limits horse, burro removals
Bill seeks to allow states to manage wild horses

Nursery

Nursery association sells its retail show to an events company
Oregon nursery offers yoga classes for farmworkers

Orchards, Nuts & Vines

‘Gut-wrenching’ losses in wildfire
California firm issues nationwide fruit recall
DeVaney heads new tree fruit association
Olive oil business takes root in Oregon
Promotion aims to boost confidence in Calf. cantaloupes

Organic

‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
‘Organic’ disappears from some menus
S. Korea organic pact reopens doors

Outdoors

Research Center

Simplot outlines Innate marketing strategy
Iconic breeder writes the book on club wheat
Aphids on rise in Eastern Washington
Research tackles colony collapse
Changes approved at USDA Prosser unit

Rural Life

Steam Up commemorates early equipment
Winegrower steps onto global stage
‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland
Taylor Ranch launches into Space Age, sort of
Summer camp teaches city kids about farming

Timber

Logging advocate to retire from Douglas County job
Agencies offer landowners bark beetle assistance
Judge lifts order against log exporter
Dramatic fire badly damages plywood mill
Oregon timber harvest tops 4 billion board feet

Water

Camelina shows promise in Eastern Oregon
East Idaho dryland wheat yields down
Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
Drought starting to kill salmon in Klamath Basin
Lake Lowell water rapidly declining