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Ranchers seek exemption to electronic device trucking rule
Ranchers seek exemption to electronic device trucking rule
The cattle industry says changes to commercial trucking regulations will damage ranchers' business.

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How to avoid lawyers when neighbors disagree
How to avoid lawyers when neighbors disagree
Neighbors who disagree can avoid the cost of lawsuits if they use a mediator to resolve their problems.
Trump’s new tone on immigrant kids divides GOP
Trump’s new tone on immigrant kids divides GOP
For immigration hard-liners, Trump’s comments set off alarm bells.
Coke buffs up its image with upscale foods
The world’s biggest beverage maker is particularly trying to update the drink’s image among people in their 20s and 30s.
French foie gras producers unworried by bird flu outbreak
The industry has been hit this year after several countries including Japan banned imports because of concerns related to bird flu.
Trump signals possible change on immigrants
Trump signals possible change on immigrants
Trump on DACA: “We’re going to work something out that’s going to make people happy and proud.”
Trump to tap Oklahoma attorney general to head EPA
Scott Pruitt has repeatedly sued the EPA to roll back environmental regulations.
Adoption of biotech alfalfa lags other GMO crops
Adoption of biotech alfalfa lags other GMO crops
Genetically engineered alfalfa hasn't caught on as quickly as other biotech crops, according to USDA.
Wheat exports ride on Pacific Northwest’s reputation for quality
Wheat exports ride on Pacific Northwest’s reputation for quality
Speakers at a Portland wheat crop briefing say the Pacific Northwest has loyal export customers, but must work hard to maintain them.
Missouri peach grower sues Monsanto over herbicide use
Some farmers are suspected of using unauthorized dicamba forms prone to drifting to surrounding areas where non-resistant crops can be harmed.
House GOP eyes food stamp overhaul
The food stamp program, called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, now serves about 43.6 million people and cost $74 billion in 2015.

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Trump’s new tone on immigrant kids divides GOP
For immigration hard-liners, Trump’s comments set off alarm bells.
Coke buffs up its image with upscale foods
The world’s biggest beverage maker is particularly trying to update the drink’s image among people in their 20s and 30s.
French foie gras producers unworried by bird flu outbreak
House GOP eyes food stamp overhaul
Colorado county supports possible lawsuit over BLM overhaul

Business

Ranchers seek exemption to electronic device trucking rule
The cattle industry says changes to commercial trucking regulations will damage ranchers' business.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Coke buffs up its image with upscale foods
Cricket snacks jump off store shelves
Wood products manufacturer Rosboro sells to Illinois firm

Markets

Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Selected Western hay price reports
Trade slow with light to moderate demand in the Columbia Basin.
Western grain market report
California shell egg price report
Western fluid milk and cream review

Nation

Simplot accuses business partner of mismanagement
The J.R. Simplot Co. is accusing its business partner, farmer Frank Tiegs, of seriously mismanaging two joint ventures.
How to avoid lawyers when neighbors disagree
Neighbors who disagree can avoid the cost of lawsuits if they use a mediator to resolve their problems.
Trump’s new tone on immigrant kids divides GOP
French foie gras producers unworried by bird flu outbreak
Trump signals possible change on immigrants

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Idaho hay glut weighs down prices
Alfalfa hay prices are bound to dip below breakeven,which is running about $80 a ton in southern Idaho, before they turn around.
Members of Congress push for more hops research
Resources should be reallocated so that hop research can be expanded into two, full-time USDA-ARS positions, more than 100 members of Congress say.
Western Innovator: ‘A rancher fixing ranchers’ problems’
Industry seeks better malting barley varieties
In farming, sustainability means loving it, sticking with it and passing it along