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Turning ideas into equipment
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Turning ideas into equipment
The owner of Iron Tree Solutions can construct equipment to farmers’ specifications.

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Kids today: They don’t work summer jobs the way they used to
For many, not working is a choice. For some others, it reflects a lack of opportunities where they live.
In major blow to Brazil, US suspends meat product imports
The decision came three months after a major scandal into allegations of bribed meat inspectors shook Brazil’s meat industry.
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims.
Insurance companies found several possible factors at play in the spike including distracted driving through texting or cellphone use, road construction and marijuana use.
Pasture program capitalizes on giving dairy cows room to roam
Pasture program capitalizes on giving dairy cows room to roam
Glanbia Nutritionals has helped Eastern Idaho dairymen earn a premium through a unique niche that produces pasture-based milk for cheese.
Oregon company sees bright future in tall wooden buildings
Oregon company sees bright future in tall wooden buildings
Freres Lumber is building a new plant to make mass plywood panels.
WSDA picks projects for USDA money
WSDA picks projects for USDA money
Washington picks speciality crop projects for USDA funding
Utah facility will turn food waste into power, fertilizer
Wasatch Resource Recovery will use 360 tons of solid waste daily that would otherwise rot in landfills.
Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation
The Amazon deal signals a massive bet that people will opt more for the convenience of online orders and delivery or in-store pickup.
Cattle ranchers sue to return country-of-origin labeling
A March 2016 decision by the Department of Agriculture allowed imported meat to be sold as U.S. products, the lawsuit says.
GOP budget deadlock imperils Trump hopes for tax overhaul
Pragmatists are balking at Trump’s cuts to popular domestic programs.

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