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Judge rules softwood lumber checkoff unlawful
Judge rules softwood lumber checkoff unlawful
The softwood lumber checkoff, which raises money to promote wood products, was created unlawfully, according to a federal judge.

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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Cargill plans to keep several operations in Wichita
Most of the 900 employees that work in its Wichita-based operations are housed in a 10-story building.
Risk Management Agency exec touts whole farm revenue protection
Risk Management Agency exec touts whole farm revenue protection
USDA Risk Management Agency Associate Administrator Tim Gannon visited the Pacific Northwest this week to talk about programs added by the 2014 Farm Bill.
Labor officials hand out back pay to blueberry workers
Earlier this year, some blueberry growers in Walla Walla County admitted in federal court that they violated the rights of their agricultural workers over a period of three years. That includes failing to pay the minimum wage and overtime in the 2011,...
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Q&A: How would Bayer’s purchase of Monsanto impact workers, farmers, investors?
Q&A: How would Bayer’s purchase of Monsanto impact workers, farmers, investors?

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers.

The deal would create a global giant in agriculture...

It’s official: Bayer makes $62 billion bid for Monsanto
It’s official: Bayer makes $62 billion bid for Monsanto

BERLIN (AP) — German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsanto.

The proposed combination would create a giant seed and farm chemical...

National wool and sheep report

Wool prices in cents per pound and foreign currency per kilogram, sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

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Western hay price report

Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer as indicated.

Grade guidelines used in this report have the following relationship to Relative...

West Coast grain price report

Grains are stated in dollars per bushel or hundredweight (cwt.) except feed grains traded in dollars per ton. National grain report bids are for rail delivery unless truck indicated.

PORTLAND GRAIN

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