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Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Biggest fertilizer distribution plant opening planned
Valley Agronomics plans to start filling a new plant near Pocatello, Idaho, with dry fertilizer this month.

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U.S. farm income continues to shrink
U.S. farm income continues to shrink
USDA is forecasting the lowest farm income in seven years but points out the farm economy remains healthy despite challenging markets.
Eel farmer wants to keep Maine’s wiggly gold close to home
A Maine aquaculture farmer is operating a small eel farming operation that raises the elvers so they can be sold live and fully grown to local restaurants.
Q&A: What employers need to know about marijuana
Voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada voted Nov. 8 to approve the use of recreational marijuana, joining Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska, where it had previously been legalized.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Food producers looking to go big have to deal with institutional hurdles
Food producers looking to go big have to deal with institutional hurdles
In an example of producers seeking potential markets among institutional food buyers, a Salem, Ore., company vies to supply hummus and veggie dip to the Houston School District.
Farmers warned against more attacks on crop insurance
Farmers warned against more attacks on crop insurance
The grain industry is preparing for continued attacks on crop insurance, leaders say.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
California shell egg price report
Asking prices for next week are unchanged on all sizes.
Selected West Coast grain price reports
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during November for ordinary protein trended 3 to 3.50 cents per bushel higher compared to Nov. 18 prices.
Western fluid milk and cream review
Idaho and Colorado dairy farms have added cow numbers and the new production continues to find homes at dairy processing facilities nearby.

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