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Farmers ponder options following loss of Portland container carriers
Farmers ponder options following loss of Portland container carriers
Pacific Northwest agriculture representatives met in Lewiston, Idaho, to discuss options following the loss of several companies that shipped containers from the Port of Portland.

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Judge finds n juror misconduct in peanut trial convictions
U.S. District Judge Louis Sands said only the juror who initially approached defense attorneys claimed there was any misconduct that might jeopardize the verdicts.
Rules aim to protect sage grouse habitat in 10 states
Rules aim to protect sage grouse habitat in 10 states
The proposal would primarily affect energy development.
Administration won’t seek high court review in immigration case
The Justice Department will instead focus on defending the merits of the executive action in an appeal that will be argued the week of July 6 before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Fresh-cut vegetables producer adding 250 jobs in expansion
The California-based company sells specialty fresh vegetables and party tray products.
Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of wealth
Hamdi Ulukaya said he plans to devote his philanthropic efforts to helping refugees around the world.
Ben & Jerry’s offers climate change ice cream
The company hopes to inspire ice cream lovers to support action on climate change.
Steven Tyler farm show just another Internet hoax
Farm owner Wayne Kalinowski says he was tipped to the problem when a woman wanted to know more about the venue.
EPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feed
EPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feed
The rule applies to virtually all insecticides, more than 1,000 products involving 76 different chemical compounds.
Columbia-Snake River System lock closure set for December 2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to close the Columbia River to traffic for 14 weeks for repairs starting in December 2016.

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Appeals panel won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action
A three-member panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court's temporary injunction on President Obama's executive action to...
WTO rules against country of origin labels on meat
The ruling is a victory for the U.S. meat industry, which has said the labels are burdensome and challenged them in court.
USDA develops first government label for GMO-free products
Iowa reports bird flu on 4 more poultry farms
House votes to block EPA regulation of streams, wetlands

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Farmers ponder options following loss of Portland container carriers
Pacific Northwest agriculture representatives met in Lewiston, Idaho, to discuss options following the loss of several companies that shipped...
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Portland daily grain report
Fresh-cut vegetables producer adding 250 jobs in expansion
Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of wealth

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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Portland daily grain report
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West Coast and national grain prices

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Another Minnesota turkey farm struck by bird flu
The outbreaks have cost Minnesota turkey and chicken producers nearly 8.3 million birds.
Officials confirm gray wolf killed in Colorado
A coyote hunter shot the animal April 29 and immediately notified state wildlife officials.
Judge finds n juror misconduct in peanut trial convictions
Rules aim to protect sage grouse habitat in 10 states
Administration won’t seek high court review in immigration case

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McCain honored for energy efficiency following plant upgrade
McCain Foods has received an award for power savings following a recent renovation of its Burley plant.
Potandon’s spud promotion truck set to roll
Idaho-based Potandon Produce has its own version of a traveling potato truck intended to promote the consumption of spuds.
Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman
Moisture needed for Washington wheat crop, grain commission says
Report calls for investment in ‘Ag of the Middle’