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Limagrain barley exported from PNW to South Africa
Limagrain Europe and Limagrain Cereal Seeds recently sent 12 tons of the malting barley variety LCS Genie to South Africa for farming and malting purposes.

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Pruitt: EPA won’t ban chlorpyrifos pesticide
Pruitt: EPA won’t ban chlorpyrifos pesticide
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrifos he is providing “regulatory certainty” to thousands of American farms that rely on the pesticide.
Environmentalists seek ban for cyanide trap
Environmentalists seek ban for cyanide trap
Ranchers and others with livestock in Idaho who graze their animals on public and private land have supported use of the devices.
Senate panel approves agriculture secretary nomination
Senate panel approves agriculture secretary nomination
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue says he will be a “tenacious advocate and fighter” for rural America.
Little Goose lock reopening delayed until April 11
Little Goose lock reopening delayed until April 11
Repairs have further delayed the reopening.
UFW organizes anti-Trump rallies
In honor of its co-founders 90th birthday, United Farm Workers of America is holding rallies protesting President Donald Trump’s deportation and immigration policies.
Some say Idaho could lead immigration reform discussion
Some say Idaho could lead immigration reform discussion
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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block
The order instructs the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to review a rule that redefined “waters of the United States” protected under the Clean Water Act to include smaller creeks and wetlands.
Coke, Pepsi look to make water rain money
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Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid
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McDonald’s switches to fresh beef patties
By the middle of 2018, the fresh beef will come to most of the chain’s 14,000 U.S. locations.
Pruitt: EPA won’t ban chlorpyrifos pesticide
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrifos he is providing “regulatory certainty”...
Environmentalists seek ban for cyanide trap
Senate panel approves agriculture secretary nomination
Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block

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Limagrain barley exported from PNW to South Africa
Limagrain Europe and Limagrain Cereal Seeds recently sent 12 tons of the malting barley variety LCS Genie to South Africa for farming and malting...
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
McDonald’s switches to fresh beef patties
Little Goose lock reopening delayed until April 11
Portland daily grain report

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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Little Goose lock reopening delayed until April 11
Repairs have further delayed the reopening.
Portland daily grain report
Portland daily grain report
National wool review and sheep summary

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Appeals court restores federal protections for prairie dog
The three-judge panel ruled that the U.S. government can regulate and protect the Utah prairie dog even though it’s found within only one...
Pruitt: EPA won’t ban chlorpyrifos pesticide
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrifos he is providing “regulatory certainty”...
Environmentalists seek ban for cyanide trap
Senate panel approves agriculture secretary nomination
UFW organizes anti-Trump rallies

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Tech company gearing up for harvest interest
Spokane agriculture technology company 2nd Sight Bioscience sold 50 of its automated harvest weighing stations for this coming season.
North Dakota tops in honey production for 13th straight year
Producers with five or more colonies made 37.8 million pounds of honey last year, up 4 percent from the previous year.
Drone technology among next-generation impacts on farming
New FDA nutrition label pleases potato industry
Idaho quinoa buyer outgrowing processing facility