National wool and sheep review
Feeder lambs were mostly steady to 5.00 higher.

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Fluid milk and cream review — West
Milk production in the Pacific Northwest is steady and holding to seasonal patterns.
Western hay price report
Demand remains good for higher testing Alfalfa in the Columbia Basin.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Stocker and feeder cattle weak to 3.00 lower at the Toppenish Livestock Auction. Trade active with moderate to good demand. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to weak.
Cider-makers forage for old wild apple flavor
Cider-makers forage for old wild apple flavor
Cider-makers are seeking are tannins and acidity in the wild apples which are no good to eat
Algal bloom warnings posted at 3 more Utah water bodies
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is advising beachgoers that three more Utah reservoirs have outbreaks of harmful algal blooms
California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings
Crews continue to assess areas scorched by the blazes that killed 42 people.
Oregon’s Congressional Push To Get EPA To Clean Up Polluted Portland Harbor
The 10-mile stretch of Portland’s Willamette River remains highly contaminated from decades of industrial use.
Oroville Dam repair costs will top $500 million
State officials hope the Federal Emergency Management Agency will foot up to 75 percent of the repair bill.
Funding to trap Minnesota wolves preying on livestock extended
Minnesota cited growing wolf population, which rose to an estimated 2,900 last winter, an increase of 25 percent in one year.
East Idaho young farmers pool knowledge through group texts
East Idaho young farmers pool knowledge through group texts
A group of young farmers in Caribou County, Idaho, have been touring each other’s fields and sharing group text messages to pool their knowledge.

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State

Idaho groundwater districts match CREP payment increase
Both the federal government and Idaho groundwater districts are contributing to an increase in payments under the Conservation Reserve Enhancement...
California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings
Crews continue to assess areas scorched by the blazes that killed 42 people.
Oregon’s Congressional Push To Get EPA To Clean Up Polluted Portland Harbor
Oroville Dam repair costs will top $500 million
East Idaho young farmers pool knowledge through group texts

Nation/World

National wool and sheep review
Feeder lambs were mostly steady to 5.00 higher.
West Coast grain price report
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during October for ordinary protein trended four to 22.25 cents per...
California shell egg price report
Fluid milk and cream review — West
Western hay price report

Ag Sectors

Idaho groundwater districts match CREP payment increase
Both the federal government and Idaho groundwater districts are contributing to an increase in payments under the Conservation Reserve Enhancement...
Cider-makers forage for old wild apple flavor
Cider-makers are seeking are tannins and acidity in the wild apples which are no good to eat
Algal bloom warnings posted at 3 more Utah water bodies
California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings
Oregon’s Congressional Push To Get EPA To Clean Up Polluted Portland Harbor

Opinion

Law pre-empts counties from banning aerial spraying
Lincoln County Community Rights, which supports the ban, argues that Oregon laws that pre-empt local governments from regulating pesticides are...
Wood construction becomes sexy again
The future of mass timber is nearly unlimited.
Klamath Falls creates ag opportunities at home
As Clean Power Plan is gutted, Congress must step in to price carbon
Thanks to all you environmentalists...

Special Sections

Fix or replace? It’s often a taxing question
A lot of small farmers can’t justify $30,000 for a new tractor, and they don’t need a huge tax write-off, Tractor Store owner Will...
Ag tires also need care and maintenance
Ag tires and tracks require specialized equipment for repairs.
Fix or replace? It’s often a taxing question
Tune-ups, maintenance keep ATVs in tip-top shape
Irrigation systems need attention each fall