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Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Davisco's CEO saysthe sale of the dairy processors' assets to Canadian Agropur was a business move to continue to grow operations and offer more opportunity to their employees.
Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines
This time of year, the beetles tunnel their way into the bark, where they consume the moist insides of the trees and lay their eggs there. As many as half of the adults move on to colonize other trees, and when the eggs hatch, the larvae emerge to eat...
Wisconsin farmers set record for cranberry harvest
Wisconsin harvested two-thirds of the nation’s cranberries last year and three times as much as Massachusetts, the second-largest cranberry producer.
Alaska governor asks USDA to buy surplus canned pink salmon
The price of canned pink salmon is 23 percent lower than a year ago and the advance price paid to fishermen is down about 33 percent from last year.
Wisconsin mink production up 8 percent last year
National production increased 15 percent last year compared to 2011, to 3.5 million pelts. The pelts were worth $200 million, or an average of $56.30 per pelt.
Lifelong interest becomes bee business
They are riding a rising crest of interest in Southern Illinois as more and more people here are becoming beekeepers to satisfy various interests.
Russia bans dairy imports from Ukraine
Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Ihor Shvaika described the ban to Interfax Ukraine as politically motivated.
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Record-breaking cattle prices, bringing strong profits up and down the beef supply chain, have many concerned about a market downturn. Feedlots are the most at risk but have a pretty good cushion through October.
Pork group exec arrested by Capitol Police
President-elect of National Pork Producers Council arrested entering Congressional office building carrying 9 mm pistol.
California egg report
Market activity is slow to moderate.

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AP Wire

GMO initiative to appear on Nov. 4 ballot in Maui
Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines
Wisconsin farmers set record for cranberry harvest
Alaska governor asks USDA to buy surplus canned pink salmon
Russia bans dairy imports from Ukraine

Business

Wisconsin mink production up 8 percent last year
Lifelong interest becomes bee business
Intermountain Grain & Livestock
Portland Daily Grain Report
Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

Markets

Intermountain Grain & Livestock
Portland Daily Grain Report
California egg report
California fruit report
California vegetable report

Nation

Capital Press calendar of events
Pork group exec arrested by Capitol Police
New conservation funding program favors Pacific Northwest, California
Capital Press calendar of events
Vilsack: GMO wheat report due in ‘very near term’

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Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
Producers wonder when cattle price bubble will burst
Aquaponic system combines lettuce, fish
Easter lily growers maintain steady market
Cow/calf profits soar