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Western Innovator: Telling ag’s story on social media
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Western Innovator: Telling ag’s story on social media
Farm girl and “food translator” Michele Payn encourages farmers to engage people on social media and share their farming stories on a personal level rather than “bash them over the head” with science.

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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.
Tim Hortons owner adding Popeyes to holdings
Restaurant Brands International’s strategy is to take over well-known fast-food chains that it believes have the potential for wider expansion.
Fresh Del Monte Produce posts 4Q profit
For the year, the company reported profit of $225.1 million, or $4.33 per share.
National wool and sheep report
Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady to $10 higher.
Selected Western hay prices
Severe winter weather in Idaho has increased demand for hay as most producers feeding larger amounts/day than usual.
West Coast grain price reports
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during February for ordinary protein trended 1.50 to 2.75 cents higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at $4.8275-4.85.
California shell egg price report
Asking prices for next week are 5 cents lower for Jumbo, 7 cents lower for Extra Large, 5 cents lower for Large and 18 cents lower for Medium and Small.
Western fluid milk and cream review
In the mountain states of Idaho, Colorado and Utah, dairymen are still contending with the lingering effects of recent cold, wet weather.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Steer and heifer calves sold steady to $5 higher. Feeder steers and heifers traded mostly steady to $5 lower, with some instances $1-2 higher on 600-700 lb. weights.

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