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Tight supply to bolster soft white wheat prices
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Tight supply to bolster soft white wheat prices
Wheat marketing experts say tight soft white wheat supplies will keep prices in the $7 per bushel range, then possibly increase in the spring.

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Idaho

Tight supply to bolster soft white wheat prices
Wheat marketing experts say tight soft white wheat supplies will keep prices in the $7 per bushel range, then possibly increase in the spring.
Idaho farmer inducted into coop hall of fame
Eastern Idaho farmer LaMar Isaak has been inducted into an agricultural hall of fame.
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Researchers work to help growers with FDA rules
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Oregon

Tight supply to bolster soft white wheat prices
Wheat marketing experts say tight soft white wheat supplies will keep prices in the $7 per bushel range, then possibly increase in the spring.
Researchers work to help growers with FDA rules
The FDA's proposed produce safety rule is complex but a lot of groups are gearing up to help farmers wade through them, a researcher told Idaho...
Kitzhaber’s office says water deal imminent
Farms fight DOL bid to broaden ‘hot goods’ case
Grant helps Oregon company develop biochar product

Washington

Tight supply to bolster soft white wheat prices
Wheat marketing experts say tight soft white wheat supplies will keep prices in the $7 per bushel range, then possibly increase in the spring.
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The USDA is buying up to 68 million pounds of cranberries to stablize prices.
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