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Appeals court rejects egg label lawsuit
Courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Appeals court rejects egg label lawsuit
A lawsuit seeking egg cartons labeled with hen living conditions has been rejected.

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Western hay price report
Export and domestic alfalfa steady to firm in a light test in the Columbia Basin.
Western grain price report
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during February for ordinary protein trended mixed, from 9.75 cents lower to two cents higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at $4.73-4.87.
California shell egg price report
Asking prices for next week are 10 cents lower for Jumbo and Extra Large, 11 cents lower for Large and 8 cents lower for Medium and Small.
Western fluid milk and cream review
Parts of Idaho are still facing considerable challenges brought on by flooding.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Active trading this week in the major marketing areas as the feeder cattle market continues to rally and following the fed cattle trading arena.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Stocker and feeder cattle steady in a light test at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Commerce secretary to be confirmed; Interior nominee progresses
Commerce secretary to be confirmed; Interior nominee progresses
Senators also are expected to move forward on Trump’s nomination of Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to lead the Interior Department. If Zinke clears a procedural vote set for late Monday a final vote on confirmation could occur on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Wendy’s plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations
The kiosks are intended to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs.
Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54B
The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid

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Commerce secretary to be confirmed; Interior nominee progresses
Senators also are expected to move forward on Trump’s nomination of Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to lead the Interior Department. If Zinke clears a...
Wendy’s plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations
The kiosks are intended to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs.
Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54B
Downturn in farm economy complicating new farm bill efforts
Cooperative mergers shrink Wisconsin dairy farmers’ options

Business

Pessimism on immigration reform
Labor association leaders from Washington and North Carolina are not optimistic about immigration reform clearing Republicans divided in the House...
National wool and sheep price report
Slaughter ewes were steady to $10 lower. Feeder lambs were not well tested.
Western hay price report
Western grain price report
California shell egg price report

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National wool and sheep price report
Slaughter ewes were steady to $10 lower. Feeder lambs were not well tested.
Western hay price report
Export and domestic alfalfa steady to firm in a light test in the Columbia Basin.
Western grain price report
California shell egg price report
Western fluid milk and cream review

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Appeals court rejects egg label lawsuit
A lawsuit seeking egg cartons labeled with hen living conditions has been rejected.
Labor shortage, wage laws among top concerns for Calif. produce growers
Labor issues dominate the top concerns for produce growers and shippers along California’s Central Coast, according to a trade...
Commerce secretary to be confirmed; Interior nominee progresses
Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54B
Downturn in farm economy complicating new farm bill efforts

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Cultural changes help growers fight herbicide resistance
Using the same herbicides every year has raised concerns about weeds developing resistance. Washington State University weed science professor Drew...
200 Bushel Club studies companion crops
An organization devoted to boosting Eastern Idaho wheat yields has publicized results of trials analyzing fertilizer placement and the use of...
Small farm conference helps attendees thrive
Panel explores building local food economy
Washington farmers seek shield against agritourist lawsuits