Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy
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Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy
Mexico's top diplomat says the country only learned through media reports that the Donald Trump Administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement

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Oregon cider business bill progresses
Oregon cider business bill progresses
A bill easing land use restrictions for Oregon cider businesses is making progress in the legislature with little opposition.
Taylor Farms buys slice of Crunch Pak
Taylor Farms buys slice of Crunch Pak
A leading producer of fresh greens and vegetables in California is buying into the national leader of fresh sliced apples in Washington.
NRCS issues more disaster declarations as Idaho flooding spreads
NRCS issues more disaster declarations as Idaho flooding spreads
Idaho’s Portneuf, Boise and Humboldt rivers are now covered by flood warnings, and snowpacks exceeding 200 percent of normal still remain in some of the state’s mountains.
NAFTA partners to renegotiate trade deal
NAFTA partners to renegotiate trade deal
Renegotiating or ending NAFTA could have a huge impact on U.S. farmers, agricultural leaders say. Canada and Mexico are among their biggest customers.
Florida teacher accused of calling ag students ‘murderers’
A district investigation revealed that teacher is on a quest to end the animal agriculture program because of his animal rights beliefs.
Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban
Republicans have talked for years about splitting the 9th Circuit into two appellate courts, but earlier legislative proposals have failed.
Drone privacy questions defy easy answers, attorney says
Drone privacy questions defy easy answers, attorney says
Privacy issues remain murky for operating unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, even as flight regulations make headway, according to an attorney.
Perdue is welcome, but is late to the party
Perdue is welcome, but is late to the party
We would like to see the president move more quickly on issues vital to U.S. agriculture. Filling the vacancies at the USDA and making progress on trade would be good first steps.
A GOP promise to rural families
A GOP promise to rural families
No matter how you look at it, the RFS is a clear winner, and it remains one of the few untarnished pillars of economic growth in rural communities at a time when U.S. farm incomes are expected to fall for a fourth straight year due to a global crop...
Margin Protection Program worth fixing
Margin Protection Program worth fixing
Congress shouldn’t throw out MPP. It should just listen to NMPF and dairy farmers this time and fix a program that’s needed.

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Town sees a change of fortune after Gold Digger bankruptcy
Two companies have bought portions of a bankrupt tree fruit cooperative saving jobs and helping growers in a small U.S.-Canadian border town.
Idaho dairy industry to host global nutrition conference
The benefits of dairy in infant and child nutrition and its link to economic growth will be the focus of an international conference May 10 and 11.
Oregon cider business bill progresses
Taylor Farms buys slice of Crunch Pak
NRCS issues more disaster declarations as Idaho flooding spreads

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Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy
Mexico's top diplomat says the country only learned through media reports that the Donald Trump Administration was considering a draft executive...
Oregon cider business bill progresses
A bill easing land use restrictions for Oregon cider businesses is making progress in the legislature with little opposition.
Taylor Farms buys slice of Crunch Pak
NAFTA partners to renegotiate trade deal
Florida teacher accused of calling ag students ‘murderers’

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Town sees a change of fortune after Gold Digger bankruptcy
Two companies have bought portions of a bankrupt tree fruit cooperative saving jobs and helping growers in a small U.S.-Canadian border town.
Idaho dairy industry to host global nutrition conference
The benefits of dairy in infant and child nutrition and its link to economic growth will be the focus of an international conference May 10 and 11.
Oregon cider business bill progresses
Taylor Farms buys slice of Crunch Pak
NRCS issues more disaster declarations as Idaho flooding spreads

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Perdue is welcome, but is late to the party
We would like to see the president move more quickly on issues vital to U.S. agriculture. Filling the vacancies at the USDA and making progress on...
A GOP promise to rural families
No matter how you look at it, the RFS is a clear winner, and it remains one of the few untarnished pillars of economic growth in rural communities at...
Margin Protection Program worth fixing
Not a Monsanto fan
Wolf plan hearing should be in NE Oregon

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