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28 state AGs want WOTUS implementation delayed
Nearly 30 states that filed lawsuits against EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers over a new rule defining federal juristdiction under the Clean Water Act are requesting a delay in implementation to allow for judicial review of the challenges.

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Monsanto execs discuss opportunities, challenges
Monsanto execs discuss opportunities, challenges
While opening its research facility to touring jounalists, executives with the biotech giant acknowlledge the company needs to be more transparent about its operations.
Wyoming, Montana unsatisfied with federal sage grouse plan
Wyoming, Montana unsatisfied with federal sage grouse plan
The governors submitted comments to the agency’s state directors in separate letters, both dated July 29, outlining their positions on the draft that was released May 28.
Big Island farmers to participate in feral pig project
The program, funded by the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, is designed to determine the impacts of feral pigs on natural resources and evaluate the effectiveness of practices used to reduce the impacts.
Defendants in fatal hayride crash plead not guilty
Authorities have said it appears a mechanical problem caused the hayride accident.
Popularity of pulse crops poised to grow
Popularity of pulse crops poised to grow
The USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council expects pulse crop acreage to increase in the next few years, thanks to the availability of crop insurance and an International Year of Pulses slated for 2016.
Technical problems delay Capital Press delivery
Technical difficulties at the printer have delayed delivery of the Capital Press.
Whole Foods: Sales hurt by bad publicity from overcharging
Whole Foods says it is taking steps to prevent overcharging going forward. That includes training for workers and a pledge to give away products if customers discover they were overcharged.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
S. Dakota attorney general signs letter asking EPA to delay water rule
Federal officials say the Waters of the U.S. rule clarifies which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. The rule is set to go into effect Aug. 28.
Outlook murky for port productivity proposals
Outlook murky for port productivity proposals
Doubts have been cast on the outlook of federal legislation intended to prevent port work slowdowns.

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Wyoming, Montana unsatisfied with federal sage grouse plan
The governors submitted comments to the agency’s state directors in separate letters, both dated July 29, outlining their positions on the...
Big Island farmers to participate in feral pig project
The program, funded by the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, is designed to determine the impacts of feral pigs on natural resources and...
Warm river water lethal to spawning salmon
French farmers turn back trucks with foreign meat, cheese
Poultry industry, government meet in Iowa on bird flu

Business

State funding moves Connell rail project forward
$10 million in state funding will help clear up a railroad pinchpoint that affects agricultural traffic in Eastern Washington, project supporters say.
Whole Foods: Sales hurt by bad publicity from overcharging
Whole Foods says it is taking steps to prevent overcharging going forward. That includes training for workers and a pledge to give away products if...
Portland daily grain report
Utah woman sues Starbucks for $2M over tainted coffee claim
Panera shares jump on report of Q3 sales uptick

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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.
Portland daily grain report
National wool and sheep summary
Selected West Coast hay prices

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28 state AGs want WOTUS implementation delayed
Nearly 30 states that filed lawsuits against EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers over a new rule defining federal juristdiction under the Clean Water...
Heat, drought take toll on Western milk production
Challenged by heat and drought, milk production in the West is curbing solid production increases in other parts of the country, such as Wisconsin,...
Hop output to increase despite drought
Monsanto execs discuss opportunities, challenges
Big Island farmers to participate in feral pig project

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Pheasant hunting as a successful ranch enterprise
Columnist Doug Warnock discusses the latest topics in ranch management.
E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
Oregon State University field trials have shown that camelina can be grown at a small profit in Eastern Oregon, with no irrigation water.
Bulb onion prices have risen rapidly since winter
Grain buyers expand East Idaho operations
Drought dings quality of winter wheat in Northwest