Standoff leader Bundy, others indicted
Standoff leader Bundy, others indicted
The indictment remains sealed and further details on the charges were unavailable.

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U.S. posts strong beef cattle numbers
U.S. posts strong beef cattle numbers
USDA's cattle inventory shows cattlemen are continuing to rebuild the beef herd, but substancial revisions to last year's reported inventory changes the story on growth in 2014.
Federal miscommunication causes pesticide respirator confusion
Miscommunication among federal agencies has led to confusion about pesticide respirators among farmers.
Washington lawmaker aims for bipartisan minimum wage bill
Washington lawmaker aims for bipartisan minimum wage bill
Washington senator proposes a compromise on the state's minimum wage.
Douglas offers alternative viewpoint on global warming
Douglas offers alternative viewpoint on global warming
Aweather expert says other factors must also be considered when studying global warming.
Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides
An Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and other records revealed that the pesticide-safety system is riddled with problems.
Wet late January maintains Idaho snowpack
Wet late January maintains Idaho snowpack
Idaho's snowpack improved in the second half of January.
Brown’s wage proposal hits constitutional snag
Linn County Commissioner Roger Nyquist told the committee his county won’t go along with any wage increases if the Legislature doesn’t cover the added costs.
Utah House measure aims to keep drones away from wildfires
A new proposal in the Utah Legislature creates a possible penalty of jail time for people who fly drones within 3 miles of a wildfire.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Chinese company offers $43B to buy Syngenta
Chinese company offers $43B to buy Syngenta
Beijing-based ChemChina will keep existing Syngenta management in place following the deal, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

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State

Standoff leader Bundy, others indicted
The indictment remains sealed and further details on the charges were unavailable.
Entrepreneurs flock to Oregon cannabis conference
Speakers at a cannabis conference in Portland say the industry should model itself after the organic food movement's growth and quallity.
Conservationists sue federal wolf-killing program in Oregon
Onion growers happier with final FDA safety rules
Washington lawmaker aims for bipartisan minimum wage bill

Nation/World

Federal miscommunication causes pesticide respirator confusion
Miscommunication among federal agencies has led to confusion about pesticide respirators among farmers.
Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides
An Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and other records revealed that the pesticide-safety system is riddled with problems.
Utah House measure aims to keep drones away from wildfires
Portland daily grain report
Chinese company offers $43B to buy Syngenta

Ag Sectors

Conservationists sue federal wolf-killing program in Oregon
The lawsuit targets the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program, which controls the number of wolves, coyotes, grizzly...
Onion growers happier with final FDA safety rules
The FDA's final produce safety rule will cause some headaches for onion growers but it's much better than the agency's initial proposal, Idaho and...
U.S. posts strong beef cattle numbers
Wet late January maintains Idaho snowpack
Farm equipment sales mixed, Colusa vendors say

Opinion

Land management issues remain
The standoff is over, but the anger and frustration of many farmers, ranchers and lumbermen in Harney County and throughout the West remains.
Government makes an example of Hammonds
Why is the federal government so insistent on making an example out of the Hammond family?
Higher minimum wages would hurt rural parts of the West
Foreign worker visas in need of revision
Saving Oregon spotted frogs will mean healthy rivers for fish, birds and people

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