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Vinegar company fined for spill in Washington river
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Fleischmann's Vinegar Co. for spilling 10,000 gallons of concentrated vinegar into a river.

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Interstate highway becomes butterfly flyway
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Poultry returning to Pennsylvania fairs, farm show, after ban
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Nebraska pig supplier promises to investigate alleged abuses
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Wheat growers organization names new CEO
Wheat growers organization names new CEO
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Judge rules softwood lumber checkoff unlawful
Judge rules softwood lumber checkoff unlawful
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Wilco, Hazelnut Growers of Oregon propose merger
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Court upholds $3 million judgment against food manufacturer over pay
The justices sided with the workers who said Arkansas’ Minimum Wage Act required the company to compensate them for the activities despite an agreement with the union.
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Cargill plans to keep several operations in Wichita
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Feds reject request to lift Snake River fall chinook ESA listing
The decision cites concerns Snake River fall chinook wouldn’t remain viable without continued protections.
Interstate highway becomes butterfly flyway
The agreement is meant to improve the habitat and develop a branding campaign to informally name the interstate the Monarch Highway.
Poultry returning to Pennsylvania fairs, farm show, after ban
Nebraska pig supplier promises to investigate alleged abuses
Court upholds $3 million judgment against food manufacturer over pay

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Vinegar company fined for spill in Washington river
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Fleischmann's Vinegar Co. for spilling 10,000 gallons of concentrated vinegar into a river.
U.S. farms hiring more workers, survey shows
The first of two annual U.S. farm labor reports for the year by USDA shows a 2 percent increase in farm workers hired in April compared with a year...
Portland daily grain report
Judge rules softwood lumber checkoff unlawful
Wilco, Hazelnut Growers of Oregon propose merger

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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.
Portland daily grain report
Portland daily grain report
National wool and sheep report

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Feds reject request to lift Snake River fall chinook ESA listing
The decision cites concerns Snake River fall chinook wouldn’t remain viable without continued protections.
Interstate highway becomes butterfly flyway
The agreement is meant to improve the habitat and develop a branding campaign to informally name the interstate the Monarch Highway.
Poultry returning to Pennsylvania fairs, farm show, after ban
Wheat growers organization names new CEO
Judge orders rancher to repay USDA $65,000 for loan he misused

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Mechanical harvests of raisin grapes increase dramatically
About 28 percent of California's raisin grape acreage was harvested mechanically last season, up dramatically from two years ago, and experts think...
Apple commission chief pushes logo
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