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Wheat Marketing Center seeks new executive director
The Wheat Marketing Center in Portland, Ore., is looking for a new director after David Shelton resigned in early July. Board chairman Bill Flory, an Idaho wheat farmer, says the new director will hopefully be able to balance marketing and technical...

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Utah woman sues Starbucks for $2M over tainted coffee claim
The woman believes the drink contained a cleaning solution used on coffee and espresso machines.
Panera shares jump on report of Q3 sales uptick
Panera, based in St. Louis, has been making changes to its food, marketing and store design.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Future unsure for troubled New Mexico green chile production
Elad Etgar, inventor of a chile-harvesting device at an Israeli company, said he will be testing his machine for the next two months. A New Hampshire machine is also being tested.
State seeks solutions to shipping woes at Hermiston workshop
State seeks solutions to shipping woes at Hermiston workshop
Oregon shippers now pay an additional $500-$1,000 per container to send their goods to Seattle and Tacoma.
CNH Industrial profits down 55 percent in second quarter
Agriculture revenues, which comprise about half of CNH sales, dropped 31 percent in the quarter to 3 billion euros.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Washington agriculture weighs impacts of piece-rate court ruling
Washington agriculture weighs impacts of piece-rate court ruling
Washington's tree fruit industry and other labor-intensive agriculture are grappling with a state Supreme Court ruling requiring piece-rate workers be paid separately for rest breaks. The industry fears civil litigation may make it retroactive, costing...
SuperValu may spin off Save-A-Lot into separate company
SuperValu Inc. has been getting smaller in recent years, selling its Albertson’s, Jewel-Osco and other chains.
National wool and sheep summary
In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; feeder lambs were $4-8 higher.