Offerings are heavy. Supplies are moderate to instances heavy.
Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were mostly $3 to $10 lower, with steer and heifer calves ranging $5 to $15 lower.
Slaughter cows and bulls steady to $2 higher at the Toppenish, Wash., livestock auction.
The Oklahoma Grain and Feed Association estimates this year’s crop will yield 130.6 million bushels, which would be up from the 98.8 million in 2015.
A farmer co-op has assumed ownership of a food-distribution network that connects about 60 Western Washington farms with about 220 wholesale customers.
Not much was left of a lamb and calf killed in separate attacks, one a confirmed wolf kill and the other listed as probable.
The planting of hemp seeds moved forward this year after Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have prevented individuals from growing industrial hemp for research projects.
The hunter was charged and thrown to the ground by a black bear May 22.
On May 17, the Hayeses and two other people were out tending their property. They heard a helicopter in the distance and thought little of it. Then, they say, they began to smell and taste chemicals.
Dani Lightle, a University of California Cooperative Extension orchard crop adviser in Orland, was a science enthusiast as a youngster but far removed from agriculture. Now she's helping growers find natural means to ward off pests and disease.