Yakima woman receives USDA honor
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Yakima woman receives USDA honor
Judy Fulkerson of Yakima honored by USDA

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Senator: GOP holding firm on Hirst, budget
Senator: GOP holding firm on Hirst, budget
Republican calls Democrats' Hirst plan 'not a good fix' and believes GOP will 'hold firm' on capital budget
Community college instructor to lead National Association of Agriculture Educators
Community college instructor to lead National Association of Agriculture Educators
Nick Nelson, an agriculture science instructor at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, will serve as president of the National Association of Agriculture Educators.
Lawsuit challenges cancellation of farmer fair practice rule
Farmers in Alabama and Nebraska have joined a fair trade group to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture over the cancellation of rules that would have made it easier for farmers to demand better treatment when they contract with meatpacking companies.
Wilco celebrates retirement of longtime CEO
Wilco celebrates retirement of longtime CEO
Members and employees of Wilco celebrated the retirement of CEO Doug Hoffman Thursday at the Salem Convention Center.
National wool and sheep review
Slaughter lambs were uneven, steady to 10.00 higher at San Angelo, Texas, and steady to 10.00 lower at New Holland, Pa.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Demand was good to very good at auctions this week as there were many more weaned calves this week with an overwhelming amount of those having a total preconditioning program
LETTER: Dead trees still a valuable resource
The lumber from dead trees could be used to provide building materials needed to stimulate our economy.
Washington in position to move big apple crop
Washington in position to move big apple crop
With apple crops lighter in Europe and Michigan, Washington is in a better position a little earlier than normal to move its large crop, the Washington Apple Commission president says.
West Coast grain price report
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during December for ordinary protein trended steady to 4.50 cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 5.11-5.30.
California shell egg price report
Trade sentiment is lower for the larger sizes and steady to higher for Medium.

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Yakima woman receives USDA honor
Judy Fulkerson of Yakima honored by USDA
Many Idaho basins need only a fraction of average spring runoff
Asan example, the Owyhee River basin needs only 14 percent of average runoff next spring to ensure an adequate irrigation supply next year.
Judge orders anti-development petition to be filed
Senator: GOP holding firm on Hirst, budget
Community college instructor to lead National Association of Agriculture Educators

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Yakima woman receives USDA honor
Judy Fulkerson of Yakima honored by USDA
Judge orders anti-development petition to be filed
Members of the Dry Creek Valley Coalition applauded a judge’s decision to order the Ada County, Idaho, clerk to file a petition by the group...
Community college instructor to lead National Association of Agriculture Educators
Lawsuit challenges cancellation of farmer fair practice rule
National wool and sheep review

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Many Idaho basins need only a fraction of average spring runoff
Asan example, the Owyhee River basin needs only 14 percent of average runoff next spring to ensure an adequate irrigation supply next year.
USDA plans to withdraw contentious organic rule
The agency said it intends to withdraw the rule because it exceeds its statutory authority beyond the intent of the Organics Food Production Act.
Senator: GOP holding firm on Hirst, budget
Community college instructor to lead National Association of Agriculture Educators
Lawsuit challenges cancellation of farmer fair practice rule

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LETTER: Dead trees still a valuable resource
The lumber from dead trees could be used to provide building materials needed to stimulate our economy.
Time to limit Antiquities Act
The power to unilaterally lock up hundreds of thousands of acres by fiat at the behest of political allies, without regard to local concerns, seems...
‘Cap and invest’ proposal short on specifics
Fighting for Idaho’s original entrepreneurs — farmers, ranchers and dairymen
Tax reform for American farmers and agriculture

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Good accountant keeps business fiscally fit
“They hand me a box filled with papers, and I make sense of it,” accountant Dot Belveal says.
Partners rely on banker to open new organic dairy
The new business, Nature Ridge Organic Dairy in Raft River, has 2,450 Holstein-Jersey cows and 30 full-time employees.
Financial planner helps sheep company owner diversify his investments
Maternal Plus helps improve ranch’s herd
Fall calving works best for Bar 6 Charolais