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Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs
Both Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt portray the environmental agency as a job-killing federal bureaucracy.

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Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump’s budget
Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes reductions to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.
National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were steady to $20 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to $6 higher.
Western hay price report
Export and domestic alfalfa steady in a light test in the Columbia Basin.
West Coast grain price report
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during May for ordinary protein trended mixed, from 3.75 cent lower to 0.75 of a cent per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at...
California shell egg price report
Asking prices for next week are 8 cent higher for Jumbo, 4 cents higher for Extra Large and unchanged on all other sizes.
Wester fluid milk and cream review
Fluid milk interest is flat as many school districts adjust their orders in preparation to close for the summer break.
National feeder and stock cattle report
Northern buyers, especially in Nebraska, continue to drive the market and tip their hand as to how far they will go when local cattle come up for sale.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Stocker and feeder cattle firm in a light test at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
NAFTA talks could be good for ag, Inslee says
NAFTA talks could be good for ag, Inslee says
Gov. Jay Inslee says he talks potatoes with Mexican president.
Western Innovator: Ag pilot’s career up in the air
Western Innovator: Ag pilot’s career up in the air
A city boy with no previous agricultural experience, Paul McAlvain uses a helicopter to spray farm fields.

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