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Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons
The malware may have captured data including account numbers, card expiration dates and the names of cardholders at stores in more than a dozen states.

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Sagebrush habitat fuels $1 billion in recreation spending
The study is the first of its kind to examine the direct and indirect economic impacts of recreation spending tied to U.S. Bureau of Land Management property with habitat for sagebrush-dependent species.
National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were steady to $9 higher, instances $20-40 higher at New Holland, Pa. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to $4 higher.
Western hay reports
Alfalfa for domestic and export steady to $5 higher in a light test. Trade remains slow. Demand light to moderate as the feed supply in the trade area was abundant in the Columbia Basin.
West Coast grain reports
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during September were 10 to 19.50 cents per bushel lower, from $6.39-6.80, mostly $6.6175.
California egg report
Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 1 cent lower on Jumbo, 6 cents higher for Extra Large, 8 cents higher for Large and 14 cents higher for Medium and Small.
National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report
Yearling feeder cattle sold fully steady to $3 higher. Yearling supplies remain tight in most areas and values remain constant.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Feeder steers steady to firm. Stocker and feeder heifers steady to weak. Trade active with good demand at the Toppenish Livestock Auction, Moses Lake, Wash.
Ag helps fuel Idaho’s economic growth
Ag helps fuel Idaho’s economic growth
Idaho's gross state product grew at one of the fastest rates in the nation last year and a strong performance by the state's agricultural sector helped fuel that growth. The growth was highest in the state's rural counties, which depend heavily on...
Michigan woman’s service dog detects gluten
Willow is one of just a handful of service dogs in the United States trained to detect gluten — a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.

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Federal agency defends use of Ducks Unlimited employees
North Dakota Grain Growers Executive Director Dan Wogsland said he worries that Ducks Unlimited biologists might have “indirect...
Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management
The state told the judge it wanted to resolve the issue quickly because it has scheduled a wolf hunt starting Wednesday in a trophy-hunting zone...
Sagebrush habitat fuels $1 billion in recreation spending
Michigan woman’s service dog detects gluten
Worrisome weed could threaten Upper Midwest crops

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Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons
The malware may have captured data including account numbers, card expiration dates and the names of cardholders at stores in more than a dozen...
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
National wool and sheep report
Western hay reports
West Coast grain reports

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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were steady to $9 higher, instances $20-40 higher at New Holland, Pa. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to $4 higher.
Western hay reports
West Coast grain reports
California egg report

Nation

EPA releases ‘Salmon Mapper’ for 12 pesticides
The Environmental Protection Agency has compiled an online map to help farmers determine restrictions for 12 commonly used pesticides.
Unauthorized GMO wheat in Montana
USDA said more biotech wheat was found at a former field trial site in Montana but it's unrelated to a 2013 unauthorized release in Oregon. The...
Outlook bright for livestock, dairy
Producers react cautiously to FDA revisions
NASS releases latest crop condition report

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Ag helps fuel Idaho’s economic growth
Idaho's gross state product grew at one of the fastest rates in the nation last year and a strong performance by the state's agricultural sector...
Washington blueberries look to extend record streak
Washington blueberry growers expect a record-setting crop for an eighth straight year. Prices have fallen since 2011's lucrative crop, but farmers...
Grant seeks to grow Idaho farm to school program
Idaho cropland rent increases
Cider makers become orchardists to meet demand