Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
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Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
The Pendleton FFA Chapter hosted Farm Day on Friday for incoming eighth-graders from Sundridge Middle School.

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California shell egg price report
Offerings are heavy. Supplies are moderate to instances heavy.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were mostly $3 to $10 lower, with steer and heifer calves ranging $5 to $15 lower.
Selected Western livestock auction reports
Slaughter cows and bulls steady to $2 higher at the Toppenish, Wash., livestock auction.
Best wheat crop in years in Oklahoma as harvest begins
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.
Farmers to own Puget Sound food-distribution network
Farmers to own Puget Sound food-distribution network
A farmer co-op has assumed ownership of a food-distribution network that connects about 60 Western Washington farms with about 220 wholesale customers.
One probable, one confirmed wolf kill in Northeast Oregon
One probable, one confirmed wolf kill in Northeast Oregon
Not much was left of a lamb and calf killed in separate attacks, one a confirmed wolf kill and the other listed as probable.
Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers
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.
E. Oregon hunter survives bear attack
E. Oregon hunter survives bear attack
The hunter was charged and thrown to the ground by a black bear May 22.
Timber grower complains of helicopter spraying
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.
Protecting crops naturally
Protecting crops naturally
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.

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Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
The Pendleton FFA Chapter hosted Farm Day on Friday for incoming eighth-graders from Sundridge Middle School.
Farmers to own Puget Sound food-distribution network
A farmer co-op has assumed ownership of a food-distribution network that connects about 60 Western Washington farms with about 220 wholesale...
One probable, one confirmed wolf kill in Northeast Oregon
Timber grower complains of helicopter spraying
Protecting crops naturally

Nation/World

National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were steady to $10 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to $7.50 higher. Feeder lambs were mostly steady to $10 higher.
Selected Western hay prices
All grades of export and domestic Alfalfa steady to firm in the Columbia Basin. Trade active this week for new crop non-rained-on export Alfalfa.
Selected Western grain price report
California shell egg price report
National feeder and stocker cattle report

Ag Sectors

Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
The Pendleton FFA Chapter hosted Farm Day on Friday for incoming eighth-graders from Sundridge Middle School.
One probable, one confirmed wolf kill in Northeast Oregon
Not much was left of a lamb and calf killed in separate attacks, one a confirmed wolf kill and the other listed as probable.
Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers
E. Oregon hunter survives bear attack
Timber grower complains of helicopter spraying

Opinion

EPA-speak: ‘We have the power’
When words don't mean what the EPA wants them to, the agency redefines them.
Report says GMOs are safe for people, environment
Good news for farmers and consumers, bad news for opponents who have full faith in science only when science supports their bias.
Lawmakers need to make sure goods are in the arena
Feds’ permafrost land grab in Alaska has national implications
Research offers hope against citrus greening

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