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TV producer finds symbiosis with nurseries
TV producer finds symbiosis with nurseries
Jeff Gustin connects nurseries and gardeners with his weekly television show.

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West Coast grain markets
Bids for soft white wheat and dark northern spring wheat bids trended mixed, while hard red winter wheat bids moved lower.
California shell egg report
Asking prices for next week are 23 cents higher for Jumbo, 21 cents higher for Extra Large and Large and 23 cents higher for Medium and Small.
National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report
The downtrend continues in the feeder cattle markets as feeder cattle and calves traded $5-15 lower this week.
Selected regional livestock auctions
Compared to last Thursday at the same market, stocker and feeder cattle steady to weak in a light test at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Raisin ruling may impact crop volume controls
Raisin ruling may impact crop volume controls
A farmer's legal challenge to USDA's marketing order for raisins will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court and could have an impact on other volume controls for crops.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
McDonald’s earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers
Since late 2012, McDonald’s has twice replaced the president of its flagship U.S. division while fighting to hold onto customers.
Longshore workers rally, march in Tacoma
Longshore workers rally, march in Tacoma
A couple hundred dockworkers and supporters took part in the Thursday rally and march.
DOL complicates minimum wage enforcement, attorney says
The U.S. Department of Labor plans to change its enforcement of minimum wage law for piece rate workers, potentially complicating record keeping for farmers.
New federal standards target pathogens in poultry products
The proposal asks poultry producers to reduce the rates of salmonella in raw chicken parts from 24 percent now to less than 16 percent, and campylobacter rates in raw chicken parts from 22 percent to 8 percent.