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Editorial: New forest plan a work in progress
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Editorial: New forest plan a work in progress
While years of work have gone into the new document, federal judges likely will decide the fate of federal forests in the Blue Mountains.

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Column: End the trade war, now
Column: End the trade war, now
We understand and support the administration’s goal to forge new and fairer trade agreements, but those new agreements will only benefit American farmers if they haven’t permanently lost their relationships with foreign buyers.
Column: Wheat farmers are becoming long-term casualties of Trump’s trade wars
Column: Wheat farmers are becoming long-term casualties of Trump’s trade wars
The Trump administration needs to stop alienating our top trading partners and restore certainty to the agricultural marketplace.
Editorial: Wildlife officials lose track of priorities
Editorial: Wildlife officials lose track of priorities
Wildlife managers are right to protect wolves — but not when human lives are at risk.
Editorial: Lack of guestworker bill leaves farmers hanging
Editorial: Lack of guestworker bill leaves farmers hanging
Apparently, Congress can afford to put off revamping the H-2A guestworker program. But farmers can’t.
Editorial: Christmas trees need a boost
Editorial: Christmas trees need a boost
No ag industry is under greater threat than Christmas tree growers. Fake trees have established a beach head in the marketplace, as more consumers are “going plastic” and buying Chinese-made artificial trees in a box. Or consumers are...
Editorial: USDA offers help to farmers victimized by trade wars
Assistance checks are not a replacement for stable export markets. We urge the administration to make good on its campaign promises.
Column: Farm bill will help farmers, ranchers weather economic storm
Column: Farm bill will help farmers, ranchers weather economic storm
Farmers are eager to get a final measure to the president’s desk before the Sept. 30 expiration of the current farm bill.

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Columns

Column: Make the most of August recess
Members of Congress host town hall meetings to get first-hand accounts of how policies impact their constituents. For farmers, events like this are a...
Column: Of wolves, wildfires and grizzly bears
The BLM and Forest Service try to put out a plan to clean up as much as possible and bam, the enviro-nuts file a lawsuit.
Column: End the trade war, now
Column: Wheat farmers are becoming long-term casualties of Trump’s trade wars
Column: Farm bill will help farmers, ranchers weather economic storm

Editorials

Editorial: FDA head travels to farm country
We can only hope FDA regulation writers stick to science and not extrapolations of their fears as they come up with ways to keep the U.S. fresh food...
Editorial: Lack of guestworker bill leaves farmers hanging
Apparently, Congress can afford to put off revamping the H-2A guestworker program. But farmers can’t.
Editorial: Christmas trees need a boost
Editorial: USDA offers help to farmers victimized by trade wars

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