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Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Thursday, Sept. 18.

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Native Americans getting final settlement payments
Checks were sent beginning Monday to more than 493,000 people by the administrators of the $3.4 billion settlement from a class-action lawsuit.
GMOs face the test in Hawaii
GMOs face the test in Hawaii
Syngenta is one of the big five global seed companies doing GMO and pesticide research and development in Hawaii. They are involved in a statewide and national debate over GMO crops.
General Mills misses Street 1Q forecasts
The Minneapolis company said it is reviewing its manufacturing and distribution network. It said the cost-cutting initiative could save it $100 million per year by fiscal year 2017.
Judge rules GMO measure can appear on Maui ballots
The proposed moratorium would make it illegal to cultivate, grow or test genetically modified crops in Maui County until companies complete environmental and public health studies to show their practices are safe.
Cuts to food stamps will only hit four states
The farm bill was held up for more than two years as conservatives insisted on cutting the nation’s food stamp program, which now serves 1 in 7 Americans at a cost of around $80 billion a year.
Court voids ConAgra liability in bin blast
ConAgra is not liable for more than $140 million in damages related to a grain bin explosion that injured three people, a federal appeals court ruled.
Corn mazes growing more elaborate
Corn mazes growing more elaborate
A Firth, Idaho, farmer has become one of the nation's top designers of corn mazes.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time, subject to change.
U.S. tobacco growers brace for tougher competition
The U.S. tobacco crop is still worth about $1.5 billion, the same as a decade ago.
Portland’s Redd building will incubate food businesses
Portland’s Redd building will incubate food businesses
In foodie Portland, another business will help rural producers market to urban consumers.

Ag Stocks

Feds jail ginseng poacher as wild plants face risk
As prices continue to skyrocket, more people are traipsing through national forests, state parks and even private property to hunt ginseng, leaving...

AP Wire

Jury won’t consider deaths in salmonella trial
Prosecutors say they made a calculated legal decision in keeping evidence of deaths off the table.
U.S. to train veterans to install solar panels
The Agriculture Department will also spend nearly $70 million to fund 540 solar and renewable energy projects, focused on rural and farming areas.
Native Americans getting final settlement payments
Judge rules GMO measure can appear on Maui ballots
Cuts to food stamps will only hit four states

Business

Intermountain grain & livestock report
Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Thursday, Sept. 18.
General Mills misses Street 1Q forecasts
The Minneapolis company said it is reviewing its manufacturing and distribution network. It said the cost-cutting initiative could save it $100...
Court voids ConAgra liability in bin blast
U.S. tobacco growers brace for tougher competition
Portland daily grain report

Markets

Intermountain grain & livestock report
Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Thursday, Sept. 18.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time, subject to change.
National wool and sheep report
Western hay report
Western grain market summary

Nation

GMOs face the test in Hawaii
Syngenta is one of the big five global seed companies doing GMO and pesticide research and development in Hawaii. They are involved in a statewide...
Capital Press Calendar of Events
Events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.
Farm groups hope waters bill impacts EPA rule
FSA urges quick action on grazing claims
Judge allows lawsuit against EPA to proceed

Profit Center

Russian cattle producers tour Idaho
Idaho Agriculture Department hosted Russianbeef cattle producers in hopes of building relationships that will lead to cattle and semen sales in the...
Corn mazes growing more elaborate
A Firth, Idaho, farmer has become one of the nation's top designers of corn mazes.
Portland’s Redd building will incubate food businesses
High prices slow U.S. dairy exports
Oregon hog farm learns to satisfy demands of urban consumers