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Organic food sales up 6.4 percent in 2017
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Organic food sales up 6.4 percent in 2017
Sales of organic food reached $45.2 billion in 2017 and claimed 5.5 percent of total food sales in the U.S.

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EPA blocks some news outlets from water contaminants summit
The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants
‘Got Jobs?’ campaign touts dairy’s economic impact
‘Got Jobs?’ campaign touts dairy’s economic impact
The campaign has a website that shows the dairy industry’s economic impact at the national, state and congressional district levels, which dairymen can use to inform legislators and other policy makers about the importance of the industry and...
Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort
Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support
Suspect sought in illegal killing of cow north of Reno
Nevada Agriculture Department investigators are asking for the public's health in the search for a suspect or suspects responsible for the illegal killing and butchering of a cow on a public grazing allotment about 25 miles north of Reno California line
Pest alerts on rise following mild winter
Pest alerts on rise following mild winter
More, and earlier, activity noted this year, extension educator says.
Oregon AgLink auction and dinner moving to Salem
Oregon AgLink auction and dinner moving to Salem
Oregon Aglink has announced it will move its annual Denim and Diamonds auction and dinner from Portland to Salem.
Mnuchin says China increasing U.S. ag purchases
Mnuchin says China increasing U.S. ag purchases
China agrees to the framework of a deal that includes increased sales of U.S. farm products to China by 35 to 40 percent.
Ruling: Marijuana potential doesn’t prevent rezone
Ruling: Marijuana potential doesn’t prevent rezone
The potential for marijuana cultivation doesn’t render a property with poor soils suitable for agriculture, according to Oregon’s Land Use Board of Appeals.
Judge says state must provide 1 day notice to kill wolves
A Thurston County judge says the state of Washington must provide one business day of notice before killing any wolves
California ballot measures could send funds to Lake Tahoe
The California Tahoe Conservancy would be eligible to receive a total of $127 million under both acts.

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Nestle takes over sales of Starbucks in grocery aisles
Nestle announced Monday that Starbucks Corp. will receive $7.15 billion in an up-front cash payment.

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Agencies warn of cougars following fatal attack on cyclist
Population growth in Oregon has brought more humans into contact with the big cats.
Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm
Five animal rights activists are facing decades in prison over allegations they took piglets from a farm in southern Utah
Big mudslide blocks US 395 near Nevada-California state line
EPA blocks some news outlets from water contaminants summit
Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort

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Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm
Five animal rights activists are facing decades in prison over allegations they took piglets from a farm in southern Utah
‘Got Jobs?’ campaign touts dairy’s economic impact
The campaign has a website that shows the dairy industry’s economic impact at the national, state and congressional district levels, which...
Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort
Suspect sought in illegal killing of cow north of Reno
Oregon AgLink auction and dinner moving to Salem

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Mnuchin says China increasing U.S. ag purchases
China agrees to the framework of a deal that includes increased sales of U.S. farm products to China by 35 to 40 percent.
Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill
The government’s bill strengthens the penalties for animal abuse.
Western livestock auction prices
National wool and sheep review
West Coast grain price report

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Agencies warn of cougars following fatal attack on cyclist
Population growth in Oregon has brought more humans into contact with the big cats.
Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm
Five animal rights activists are facing decades in prison over allegations they took piglets from a farm in southern Utah
Big mudslide blocks US 395 near Nevada-California state line
EPA blocks some news outlets from water contaminants summit
Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort

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‘Got Jobs?’ campaign touts dairy’s economic impact
The campaign has a website that shows the dairy industry’s economic impact at the national, state and congressional district levels, which...
Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort
Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support
Pest alerts on rise following mild winter
Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill
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