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Greater Spokane leaders support ag priorities
Greater Spokane leaders support ag priorities
The leaders of Greater Spokane Inc. say their priorities include building awareness and combatting regulation.

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General Mills sales slide as cereal, yogurt struggle in U.S.
The maker of Yoplait yogurt, Cheerios and Progresso soups said it was making a number of tweaks to its products.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
21 states sue to block overtime pay expansion
Overtime protections would apply to workers who make up to $913 a week, or $47,476 a year, and the threshold would readjust every three years to reflect changes in average wages.
Chipotle makes new push to convince people its food is safe
The ads beginning Wednesday will be an open letter from co-CEO Steve Ells.
Expert: Trade needs to be priority for new administration
Trade is one of the top priorities for U.S. agriculture when a new president and Congress come to Capitol Hill in January.
Bayer, Monsanto officials defend $66B merger
Bayer, Monsanto officials defend $66B merger
The Senate panel is asking questions of those two companies and others at a hearing on consolidation and competition in the U.S. seed and agrochemical industry.
Whole Foods reaches $3.5M environmental waste settlement
Whole Foods said the matter often involves products — such as nail polish remover, vitamins, liquor and cleaning items — that are purchased, opened, returned and then can no longer be sold and are declared waste.
National hay growers honor Eckenberg
National hay growers honor Eckenberg
The National Hay Growers Association paid tribute its president Bob Eckenberg last week by meeting in Pasco, Wash., and touring his hay press plant 60 miles to the north in Mattawa.
S. Idaho economic development chief resigns
S. Idaho economic development chief resigns
Personal reasons have led Jeff Hough to resign his position as executive director of SIEDO.
Canadian dairy proposal draws wide opposition
Canadian dairy proposal draws wide opposition
New dairy policy on the road to ratification in Canada has international trading partners seeing red and calling for a WTO challenge.

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