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Pacific port parties to talk contract
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Pacific port parties to talk contract
The Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore and Warehouse Union say they will start talking about extending their contract.

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Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets
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Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
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CAFO air quality lawsuit dismissed
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Portland daily grain report
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Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis
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Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
Infected animals should be killed and burned, the area disinfected, and animals should not be raised within 30 kilometers (19 miles) for one year.
Kroger expects to earn less this year on falling prices
Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 47 cents per share, beating Wall Street expectations.

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Merger of world’s biggest beer makers clears final hurdle
The combined company will control almost a third of the global beer market.
Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets
Tyson says “a small number” of consumers contacted the company after finding small pieces of plastic in the chicken.
Feds look into sexual harassment claims at national parks
WTO: ‘Dramatic slowing’ seen in global trade
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Merger of world’s biggest beer makers clears final hurdle
The combined company will control almost a third of the global beer market.
Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets
Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
Portland daily grain report

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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.
Western fluid milk and cream review
National wool and sheep price report
Western hay price report

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Pacific port parties to talk contract
The Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore and Warehouse Union say they will start talking about extending their contract.
U.S. cattle prices continue to erode as supplies rise
While feeder cattle prices have seen a recent improvement, live cattle and calf prices continue under pressure.
Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
CAFO air quality lawsuit dismissed
FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate

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USDA approves genetically modified Fuji apple
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