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Injunction against federal water rule may expand
Judge has set deadline to receive briefs arguing for or against expanding injunction to all 50 states.

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California shell egg prices
Retail demand is light with food service movement light to moderate.
National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report
Order buyers were extremely cautious after aggressive pressure from the stock market tumble and with very bearish outside markets keeping a strain on all commodity markets.
Selected Western livestock markets
Stocker and feeder cattle mostly $30 lower at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction. Trade slow with good demand and good buyer attendance. Best demand for all natural black hided steers and heifers.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts
General Mills will invest more than $100 million in energy efficiency and clean energy within its own facilities worldwide, and partner with suppliers to foster more sustainable agricultural practices, including sourcing products from an additional...
General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts
General Mills will invest more than $100 million in energy efficiency and clean energy within its own facilities worldwide, and partner with suppliers to foster more sustainable agricultural practices, including sourcing products from an additional...
In reversal, abundant grain trains available for harvest
In reversal, abundant grain trains available for harvest
The reversal is attributed to unprecedented spending on track upgrades, political pressure from politicians in agriculture-rich states and a drastic decrease in trains hauling crude and freight to and from western North Dakota’s oil-producing...
EPA enforces new water rule in 37 states despite injunction
The Environmental Protection Agency will enforce its new Clean Water Act rule in 37 states despite a judge's injunction.
Family company changes with the times
Family company changes with the times
R.M. Wade & Co. was started 150 years ago and is still operated by the descendants of its founder.
USDA deregulates second-generation Simplot Innate potato
USDA has deregulated a Russet Burbank potato from J.R. Simplot's second-generation Innate line, which utilizes biotechnology.

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Foreign companies around Chinese port blast suspend operations
The operations of Panasonic, logistics company Singamas Container Holdings and, reportedly, Deere & Co. have also been disrupted.
Lawmakers seek return of funds seized from dairy farm
The government initially seized more than $60,000 from the farm’s bank account in 2012, accusing the owners of violating banking laws by...
Company fined $100,000 for mislabeling shrimp

Business

National wool and sheep report
Heavy slaughter lambs were steady to $10 lower; light slaughter lambs were steady to $10 higher.
Selected Western hay prices
Trade slow with light demand as exporters slowed down this week in the Columbia Basin.
Selected Western grain markets
California shell egg prices
National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report

Markets

National wool and sheep report
Heavy slaughter lambs were steady to $10 lower; light slaughter lambs were steady to $10 higher.
Selected Western hay prices
Trade slow with light demand as exporters slowed down this week in the Columbia Basin.
Selected Western grain markets
California shell egg prices
National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report

Nation

Injunction against federal water rule may expand
Judge has set deadline to receive briefs arguing for or against expanding injunction to all 50 states.
EPA enforces new water rule in 37 states despite injunction
The Environmental Protection Agency will enforce its new Clean Water Act rule in 37 states despite a judge's injunction.
Ranchers applaud $211 million boost to sage grouse protection
Iowa’s newest hops farm harvesting first crop
Crop that can be made into jet fuel shows promise

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USDA deregulates second-generation Simplot Innate potato
USDA has deregulated a Russet Burbank potato from J.R. Simplot's second-generation Innate line, which utilizes biotechnology.
Iowa’s newest hops farm harvesting first crop
The farmer expects to harvest about 1,000 pounds of hops this year, but that’s just a fraction of what he and his partners hope to grow in the...
Oregon ag and food exports find an expanding market in Asia
Pea buyers look to Eastern Idaho growers
Smaller wheat seed may impact planting decisions, expert says