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Report: Weak farm economy leading to fewer farm loans
More farm loan applications are being rejected in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states in reaction to weak farm commodity prices and income

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Small grains harvest in the final stages in South Dakota
South Dakota's small grains harvest is in the final stages
Stripe rust season: ‘A good year for farmers’
Stripe rust season: ‘A good year for farmers’
Stripe rust was “quite normal” in commercial fields, a USDA Agricultural Research Service research geneticist says.
Ben & Jerry’s has new CEO focused on social impact
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry has a new CEO who has challenged the company to "double its social impact."
Texas shrimp farmers try new technology to prevent disease
It was a Texas-sized shrimp dream, to breed crustaceans far from shore but close to transportation hubs that would speed fresh seafood to restaurants as far away as New York or Las Vegas
Reitz named director of OSU Malheur Experiment Station
Reitz named director of OSU Malheur Experiment Station
Stuart Reitz is a professor in OSU’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, providing cropping systems research and extension in Malheur County.
Former NIFA chief questions USDA decision to relocate institute
Former NIFA chief questions USDA decision to relocate institute
Former National Institute of Food and Agriculture director Sonny Ramaswamy is questioning the USDA’s decision to relocate the agency outside of Washington, D.C., by the end of 2019.
OSU names new dean for College of Ag
OSU names new dean for College of Ag
Alan Sams has been named dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University.
Idaho dairy research center gains traction
Idaho dairy research center gains traction
The University of Idaho is in negotiations to purchase property for building a world-class dairy research farm in south-central Idaho.
Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict
Shares in German chemicals and drugs company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired
Governors say ban on land deals could hurt beleaguered bird
BLM announced on July 24 that it would no longer use mandatory off-site compensatory mitigation on most federal land.

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